About Dr. Sean A Salehi MD

Dr. Salehi is a board certified neurosurgeon who completed his neurosurgical residency at Northwestern University in Chicago in 2002. He also completed a spine fellowship program under the teachings of the renowned neurosurgeon Steven Ondra while at Northwestern. Dr. Salehi remained a faculty member at Northwestern University for three years before joining Neurological Surgery and Spine Surgery. He was one of the early adopters of the minimally invasive techniques in spine surgery employing small incisions to performing the most complicated spine surgeries, hence reducing postop pain and shortening the rehabilitative period. This has given him a 10 year experience in such operations as of 2013. Dr. Salehi has also more than ten years of experience in treating patients with benign and malignant brain tumors using operative techniques or via stereotactic radiation techniques such as Gamma Knife or Cyber Knife. He has also authored many peer-reviewed medical articles in neurosurgery and is the author of several book chapters in neurosurgical texts. Additionally, he is the designer of three neurosurgical instruments and holds three provisional patents. Dr. Salehi also serves as the team neurosurgeon for Chicago Rush arena football team since 2009. Dr. Salehi is a member of both the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurosurgeons. He is also a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Salehi has privileges at MacNeal Hospital, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, LaGrange Memorial Hospital, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, St Anthony Hospital, Metrosouth Hospital and Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Dr. Salehi has received 3 awards.

Rating Overview

24 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sean A Salehi is Excellent. Dr. Sean A Salehi has been rated by 24 patients. From those 24 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Sean A Salehi is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

Location

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1 Westbrook Corporate Ctr # 800
Westchester, IL 60154

Specialties

Dr. Sean A Salehi has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Sean A Salehi has the following 14 expertise

  • Microsurgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Back Pain
  • Glioblastoma
  • Stroke
  • Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Brain Tumor
  • Age-Related Problems
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Neurosurgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Brain Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Sean A Salehi is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Dr. Salehi is the BEST!

Dr. Salehi and staff were amazing. I could not been more at ease considering the situation. He performed a triple cervicle fusion. The aftercare was just a great as the surgery. I would not have changed a thing of I had to do it all over again.

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First time surgery

He made my first experience with surgery a great one. Surgery went well and a quick recovery. I am so happy I was sent his way, he is a great dr.

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Wonderful experience

First time surgery and i couldn't have picked a better surgeon. Quick recovery and pain free, I would recommend to anyone in need of surgery.

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Very Compassionate

Dr Salehi and his staff were wonderful during the last months of my husband's illness and ultimate brain cancer. We always felt comfortable with his diagnosis and care. All cared and went out of their way to help us. We will always be grateful for knowing them.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Education

    23 Years Experience

  • Temple University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Mcgaw Medical Center

    Residency

  • Dr. Sean A Salehi Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Sean A Salehi

Our neurosurgical practice delivers high quality management and surgery for brain and spinal disease. Our surgeons are American board-certified neurosurgeons with more than 20 years of experience. The goal of our practice is to serve our patients by education regarding their disease, convenience and cutting-edge surgical techniques. All our surgeons are currently or were previously appointed university faculties with years of experience in complex neurosurgical issues. Procedures such as artificial disc replacement and minimally invasive spinal surgery are few examples of the scope of our practice that patients usually find in a university medical center.

Locations & Directions

1 Westbrook Corporate Ctr # 800, Westchester, IL
Uploaded January 1, 2012

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