Dr. Foroohar is one of only 219 women neurosurgeons board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Foroohar is skilled in advanced technology including CyberKnife non-invasive radiosurgery.
She performs brain surgery using Brainlab intraoperative image guidance and intraoperative brain mapping—and is one of very few neurosurgeons to use the non-shave hair technique.
Dr. Foroohar performs cervical spine (neck and upper back) surgery, including:
She also performs lumbar spine (lower back) surgery, including:
Dr. Foroohar is one of only a few neurosurgeons to perform lumbar (low-back) fusion surgery in partnership with an orthopedic surgeon.
Although Dr. Foroohar treats many patients for back pain, most do not need surgery. Her multidisciplinary treatment plans include referrals to specialists in pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry), physical therapy and others.
She is on staff at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois.