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Assistant Professor of Surgery

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

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Paramita Das, MD, MS, is a neurosurgeon with expertise in skull base tumors and in trauma neurosurgery. She has advanced training in endoscopic and open approaches to the skull base with a particular interest in minimally invasive approaches. She has an interest in facial pain disorders and offers microvascular decompression, balloon compression, and radiofrequency rhizotomy. With the opening of the University of Chicago Level 1 trauma center she is an integral part of the neurosurgical trauma team caring for critically ill patients and managing head trauma and spine pathology.

Dr. Das conducts medical research in addition to her clinical work. Her scholarly work in brain tumors involves understanding the oncogenesis of tumors, epidemiology of brain tumors, and understanding the best treatment strategies for improving quality of life. She is working to combine the knowledge of the genetics of tumors with outcomes data so that we may be able to treat based on a better understanding of the course of the disease. She also is interested in outcomes after traumatic brain injury and associated biomarkers. 

Medical Education

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine

Internship

  • University of Minnesota Health

Residency

  • University of Minnesota Health

Fellowship

  • Cleveland Clinic

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali