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Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf Is this you?

About Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf

Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf, MD, FACS is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Louis, MO. He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Abdulrauf is affiliated with St Louis University Hospital, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center and Cardinal Glennon Childrens Medical Ctr. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

13 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf is Great. Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf has been rated by 13 patients. From those 13 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

St Louis University Hospital

3635 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Specialties

Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf has the following 10 expertise

  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Craniotomy
  • Glioblastoma
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Bleeding In The Brain)
  • Laminectomy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Stroke

Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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craniopharynxgioma

I have a central nervous system brain tumor called a Craniopharynxgioma. I am so honored to say that Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf , Director, Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery with SLU is the neurosurgeon who had been taking care of me from the beginning when I was first diagnosed. I have undergone 6 brain tumor resections with Dr. Abdulrauf as my neurosurgeon. I have known him since I was 11 and am now 22. Not only is Dr. Abdulrauf my surgeon, but like family to me and my family. His exceptional knowledge and experience makes me feel secure knowing that I am in his hands. My family and I put our trust in Dr. Abdulrauf that I am receiving the best care possible and we are so thankful for Dr. Abdulrauf. I thank God for him. My family and I would describe Dr. Abdulrauf as nothing less than brilliant neurosurgeon. Me and my family rate Dr. Abdulrauf with 5 stars!! We would also like to acknowledge how wonderful his staff has always been!

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Dr. Abdulrauf

This dr. is the best Dr. we have ever seen. He is an attentitive, caring and awesome person. He has operated on my daughter now twice and the outcome is amazing. I would recommend Dr. Abdulrauf to anyone needing surgery and he is the only one I would recommend. Extremely talented, gifted and professional. Best neurosurgeon in the world.

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He is worth the wait!

All i can say about DR.A, as he became known to my family.I would not be here today if it wasn't for him and God.I had a hemmoragic stroke caused by 3 aneurysms.They flew me to ST. Louis from Springfield because the doctor there said he knew of only one doctor that might be able to save my life and that dr. was Dr. Abdulrauf.So, he is well worth the wait, however long if you want the BEST.

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OK BUT.....

He is a great surgeon but has no bedside manner but as long as he does his job that is the important part

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One Star

I have never been so aggravated with a doctor before in my life! The first visit (July 2009), I waited almost an hour before I was called back to a room to see Dr. Abdulrauf. I sat there for almost another hour before I realized that they forgot about me. I was finally seen by Dr. Abdulrauf but it was a waste of my time, my husband's time, and money. I had to come back because he couldn't open my MRI CDs on the computer. The second visit (Aug. 2009)was about the same wait and was also a waste of time and money. He wanted me to get another MRI and then come back in a few months. Two days before my appointment, I received a phone call saying they had to reschedule my appointment but couldn't get me back in for two months! No explanation as to why they had to reshedule. They managed to fit me in one month later because I complained that that was too long to wait. I was just contacted yesterday (11/17/09) saying that they had to reschedule my appt. again for two months from now (Jan. 2010). I called to find out what the problem was and they couldn't give me a reason. Just said that Dr. Abdulrauf had to leave town. I will find another doctor. It's not worth trying to get into see this man!

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Abdulrauf is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center
  • Cardinal Glennon Childrens Medical Ctr
  • SSM St. Joseph Health Center-Wentzville
  • St Anthonys Medical Center
  • Education

    26 Years Experience

  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Baylor College Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

St Louis University Hospital, 3635 Vista Ave, Saint Louis, MO

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