Babak S. Jahromi, MD, PhD

Babak S. Jahromi, MD, PhD

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Primary Specialty

Neurological Surgery

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Bypass Surgery / Moyamoya
  • Carotid/Vertebral Artery Disease
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Microvascular compression syndromes
  • Spine Vascular
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Malformation/Brain

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine - 1995
Professional Education:
PhD, University of Chicago - 2003
Residency:
University of Toronto - 2005
Fellowships:
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System - 2006
University at Buffalo - 2008

Languages Spoken

  • Farsi

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery (Certified)
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada* - Neurological Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

111 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

114 Reviews

November 08, 2020

5.0

He is the best!

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is the best, and Patrica is the best.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

The absolute best! Knows his trade but is caring and compassionate.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

So far, I am feeling very good. In fact, no different than before my procedure!

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Where do you find such attentive, knowledgeable, caring physician to explain my problem in a way that I understood what my problem was. Dr. Jahromi is a gem. Lucky to be onstaff at Northwestern hospital

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Very impressed for the service I received

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October 28, 2020

5.0

He's awesome

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October 28, 2020

5.0

I would have given a 10, but I feel I was put on the back burner due to Covid

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October 28, 2020

5.0

He is interested in you and your care!

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Wonderful care@

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October 25, 2020

5.0

He's great

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October 25, 2020

5.0

They r the best team u can have...

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi, Trisha Raetz and the rest of their team are fantastic! Dr. Jahromi is a top praticitioner is in the two fields for which I have issues- Trigeminal Neuralgia and Neurointerventional radiology, and I have the upmost confidence in him and his team. Dr. Jahromi and his team are knowlegagle, kind, patient, caring, honest, and explain things clearly.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Very helpful time spent fir questions and caring visit

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October 21, 2020

5.0

He is on time, covers everything and explains it so I understand. Takes his Time to answer all my questions

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Very thorough , explain everything. Well, timely, encouraging and they always have a plan .

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October 11, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable, responsive and caring.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is detailed, thorough and provides information in a way that is clear and easy to understand. He puts you at ease and builds confidence with his thoughtful demeanor and approach to solving the problems.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Everyone is professional, kind and helpful.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

felt very confident after talking to Dr. Jahromi.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Confident, efficient.staff

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October 01, 2020

5.0

I think he is knowledgeable about his expertise!

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October 01, 2020

5.0

They were so helpful and professional as well as caring about my situation!!!

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Extremely pleasant, doesn't rush through appointment and readily answers (understandably) questions.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Have always been pleased with any service received at this facility and today was no exception. Since my last visit I have put on oxygen and everyone was most considerate and helpful in dealing with me and getting me to where I needed to be. Both staff and facilities are amazing.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Excellent Doctor

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Very informative and explained proceedures and allowed time for questions

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September 24, 2020

5.0

He explained everything in detail, answered questions.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Appt.went well

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Very patient. Explained thing that could be understood by lay people.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Didn't have to wait past appointment time

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September 21, 2020

5.0

If all the doctors I've interacted with over my life Dr Jahromi is probably my favorite. He makes you feel instantly comfortable and I have no doubts about his expertise and skill.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Every doctor and nurse I have interacted with have been fabulous. Dr Jahromi is amazing. Kind, funny, open to questions and concerns. Inspires confidence in him and his team.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

I liked the service...very personal. And I liked the result.. Dr. Jahromi was terrific.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

He checked in regularly, answered questions, scheduled surgery on an emergency basis. His experience gave me great confidence.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Confidence in Dr. Jahromi and his experience. Great care by nurses, including especially these whose names I remember: Yvette, Jill, Tumna, Rachel, and Stephanie. Excellent feedback and support from Patricia in Dr. Jahromi's office. Speedy scheduling of surgery when excruciating pain suddenly developed.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi explained everything going on in terms that were easy for me to understand. He patiently answered all of my questions. He added Humor to our conversation at just the right moments. He was able to build trust quickly in a situation where trust is very important.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

They were able to get me in quickly. Everyone was pleasant, professional and understanding of my situation. They all helped put me at ease in a very scary situation.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

He was so helpful and explained diagnosis very clearly

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Great

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Good

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September 17, 2020

5.0

They have treated me well throughout

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September 17, 2020

5.0

I felt welcomed and cared for in my telehealth web appt with Dr Jahromi and team. It meant so much for us to have some validity and some good news too. We appreciated the thorough assessment.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Dr Jahromi is A COMPASSIONATE Physician NS. Thank you very much for the care and making a plan of options for my face pain.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

He save my life

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Again I am responding in this way because of this highest recommendation.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

The doctor who recommended Dr. Jahromri to me praised him highly.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Professional and knowledgeable. Team is able to talk to us like family, slowly explaining difficult procedures so we understand clearly the risks and benefits.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Thorough, patient, empathetic , knowledgeable.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Very professional and well organized!Explained things clearly and in layman's terms.

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September 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jarhomi was great at explaining everything and being open to questions

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August 26, 2020

5.0

trust

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Trust

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Good follow up

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August 25, 2020

5.0

Dr patient skills are excellent

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August 25, 2020

5.0

Did not have surgery but would have high confidence if necessary

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August 24, 2020

5.0

I felt respected and that the doctor really cared about me. He explained the procedure I need to have well. I understood exactly why I had to have this and felt very confident after meeting him..

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August 24, 2020

5.0

The facility was clean and followed all guidelines. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

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August 22, 2020

5.0

The Dr. was very pleasant to me and my sister. He explained things in terms that I as nervous patient understood. His knowledge and \bedside\" manner are highly comforting."

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August 20, 2020

5.0

He took great care of my health and really cares for his patients. He is very forthcoming and explained everything about my surgery to me and was to expect in the foreseeable future.

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August 12, 2020

5.0

He was patient and explained different options. Answered all my questions.

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August 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi explained everything to me so that I understood what he was telling me.

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August 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi and nurse Trisha were very detailed and treated me like I was there face to face with them and done everything like it was a normal appointment.

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August 06, 2020

5.0

His doctor/ patient communication skills are excellent and shows great concern for his patients.He exhibits vast knowledge of his profession

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August 06, 2020

4.0

Dr. Jahromi is excellent at explaining things clearly. His approach is very down to earth and sensible

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August 05, 2020

5.0

Dr Jahromi was extremely thorough and detailed explaining the findings from my CT angiogram and in covering all the treatment options including risks associated with each. He spend a great deal of time in the exam room and answered all my questions. I never felt rushed.

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July 29, 2020

5.0

Very thorough, and his explanations of how he will do the procedure and some of the after affects after the procedure. You have a very comfortable feeling when you are discussing your physical problems with him!

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July 28, 2020

5.0

Dr Jahromi treated me as a unique individual, giving me a sense that he really is listening to my questions and lending them credence. Gave me well thought out answers shows that he was in the moment with me.

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July 28, 2020

5.0

Reputation of Northwestern Medical is backed up by excellent care on a timely basis. Very professional while at the same time being treated as an individual worth getting to know personally.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Extremely caring and thorough physician. Excellent "bed-side" manner. Clear treatment plans.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Extremely clear, very knowledgeable. Had complete confidence in him.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Dr jahromi is very personable and very patiently answers all questions.

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July 16, 2020

5.0

Office personnel, Trisha and Dr. Jahromi are helpful, efficient, direct and very friendly. Office goes out of their way to be nice to us. Very high quality of neurological medical care.

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July 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is immediately likable and personable; the kind of surgeon that puts a patient at ease.

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July 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi was very knowledgeable of my condition, and answered my questions thoroughly, and put to rest many concerns I had.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is tops in his field. He perfectly blends his talent as a surgeon with care for the individual both mentally and physically. I felt completely at ease with a quite invasive surgery.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

I continue to be impressed by the professionalism and compassion all staff exhibit at Northwestern.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

Answers are easily understood and down to earth.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

Team took time to answer all questions.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is really professional and skillful and I have already recommended him to several other people.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

The conference was extremely helpful and informative

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July 14, 2020

5.0

First time I was there. Everyone was nice.

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July 08, 2020

5.0

He is great doctor with a great team.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

He shared in my sense of urgency in performing the emergency surgery on the aneurysm last March.

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is the best surgeon for neurological diseases. He is the best surgeon ever!

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July 02, 2020

5.0

It was an excellent way to communicate. Very efficient!

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Takes time to explain everything so you understand your options.

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Great doctors and nurses and customer service.

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Friendly, explains everything so you understand

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June 24, 2020

5.0

Very personable and complete with my examination. He ansewered all my questions to satisfaction.

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June 24, 2020

5.0

Dr Jahromi saved my husband's life. He has also been in our life . Caring about both of us. Trish is also magnificent!

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June 24, 2020

5.0

Dr and staff were very welcoming, accommodating and listened to all issues.

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Excellent bedside manner and great sense of humor. Also very knowledgeable

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June 23, 2020

5.0

He is externally caring. He answers any questions I have When this call was late he took.The time to call me

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June 19, 2020

5.0

The complex surgery Dr. Jahromi performed on me a year ago has proven to be spectacularly successful. His close follow-up since then has been attentive and instructive.

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June 18, 2020

4.0

He has been very up front and honest with me. He is presenting options for the future.

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Very personable, informative and cared about my needs.

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is very caring and personable. He is also direct and thorough.Cannot be happier with him.

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Like the way they care for you and explain everything.

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Cares about his patients

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June 17, 2020

5.0

No particular reason. Just like my Doctor.

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June 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi takes the time to explain everything I need to know! Thank you!

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June 10, 2020

1.0

Have no concern for patience. Unwilling to answer any questions. The only answer you get when in constant pain is.... I don't know. I've been in pain for over a year, very handicap, he has no answer . Doesn't care.

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June 10, 2020

5.0

Again, great experience.

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June 10, 2020

5.0

Great experience

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is extremely on top of things and he is a pleasure to work with.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Very impressed with Dr. Jahromi and his staff.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Took time to explain diagnosis

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and patient.

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June 04, 2020

5.0

I felt well informed, reassured, and treated with compassion and respect

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June 03, 2020

5.0

He took time to go through all my lab work for a complete evaluation.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

I have only seen and talked to Dr Jahromi a few times. But from the very start my husband and I both felt great about him!!! He is very thorough in his explanations, and always makes me feel very comfortable and well cared for as his patient.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

The staff in the IR Dept at NW Lake Forest were so kind, attentive and professional! Dr Jahromi's Nurse Practioner Trisha Raetz is so friendly!.Helps to put me at ease. THANK YOU EVERYONE!!!

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June 03, 2020

5.0

The Doctor and his staff are very knowledgeable and concerned with my husband as a person as well as a patient. Dr Jahromi is the best doctor we have seen. He is patient and answers all our questions. We feel confident with our plan of action

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