Babak S. Jahromi, MD, PhD

Babak S. Jahromi, MD, PhD

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Primary Specialty

Neurological Surgery

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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

Media

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 

366 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 29, 2021

5.0

Hes an excellent Doctor! I love him. I trust him.

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August 29, 2021

5.0

Dr Jahromi is THE MAN!!!! He presents as a caring, kind, very approachable surgeon. You never feel that you are asking silly questions. He has a sense of humor and a great bedside manner.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Direct and to the point.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Very caring and highly capable. Love him.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

I feel him and his team were truly part of saving my mom. And part of her recovery. Only thing Id say is waiting 2 - 21/2 hours to be seen for results. Is very inconvenient.

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August 22, 2021

4.0

Very busy practice...tends to talk down to me, i.e. even though I am a senior citizen, I am not intellectually impaired.

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August 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is the kindest, sincerest, doctor you will find in this field. His credentials are stellar, his mannerisms are the right mix to put at you ease, but also give you confidence that youre in extremely good hands. I know my case was reviewed before I arrived, every detail was thoroughly explained in a way that was clear and understandable. Even though it was my first visit seeing Dr. Jahromi, I felt like he was my doctor for many, many years , that he truly cared about the situation I was going through. In the past, especially with something involving potential neurosurgery, I would absolutely go for a second or third opinion . Im my heart, I know it is my very, very good fortune that such a skilled doctor practices in my community. I dont need to look any further , and am comfortable with that decision.

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August 19, 2021

5.0

The doctor was thorough and explained everything so that I could understand everything. He had me undergo other tests to make sure that his diagnosis was proper. I felt completely in good hands and that he had double checked his work so he knew exactly what he was dealing with.

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August 18, 2021

5.0

I liked his demeanor a lot!

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner.

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August 05, 2021

5.0

He explains everything and reassures me and is very caring.I always leave feeling that I am in good hands.

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Fun to talk to. Made us understand the status and what to do

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Jahromi instilled a sense of confidence in us from our first appointment. We knew it was a serious diagnosis but he explained the surgery in such a way that was understandable and put our minds at ease.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Very personable. Gives you the information you need.

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July 15, 2021

4.0

Very nice but was very short explanation

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Very nice and humble , knowledgeable.

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July 15, 2021

4.0

Great first appointment. Looking forward to continuing working with him

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July 15, 2021

5.0

A miracle worker! Extremely knowledgeable and qualified. Passionate about his skill but modest. A down to earth bedside manner.

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. J is the absolute best!

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July 05, 2021

5.0

Hes the best!

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July 05, 2021

5.0

Great visit

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June 18, 2021

4.0

He listened. Even thought he was not sure why I needed a neuro-opthamologist he is referring me to one. I had a brain stem hemmhorage that affected my vision and hydrocephalus affects the optic nerve.. Plus I have always had one.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Put me at ease about my situation. Seemed very knowledgeable.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

DR. Jahromi, was very thorough and detailed in explaining my condition and said that too avoid possible 2nd event I had better monitor my blood pressure, also his assistant was good also.

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Excellent care

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Excellent interaction

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is the best doctor I have ever had. He is caring and I trust him. He is very professional yet, has a little sense of humor. I like that. I hope he never leaves this area.

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June 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Jahromi was very helpful.

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June 03, 2021

5.0

Dr J is knowledgeable, conscientious, thorough - a true professional.

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June 01, 2021

5.0

He is a wonderful physician with an incredible reputation and I know I will be in good hands with him. I could tell he was really listening to me and giving me all the details I needed about my procedure and to put my mind at ease

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May 30, 2021

5.0

the doctor was very knowledgeable and personable.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

So warm and personable. Felt really comfortable with him during my first appointment

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May 20, 2021

5.0

For me he is a wonderful surgeon

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Caring

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Helpful

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May 19, 2021

5.0

He was very thorough, knowledgeable and had a great bedside manor.

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May 19, 2021

5.0

He made me feel so safe and I trusted him so much with my care - I am forever grateful he took on my case and saved my life - he is an amazing person with the kindest heart!

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Hes so patient and nice and he takes the time to explain things to you.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Hes one of the most personable doctors I have ever had the privilege of working with.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Coming from care at U of C I was highly impressed with everyone.

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May 09, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and kind

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Very personable and thorough!

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Very respected in his profession

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May 06, 2021

5.0

This man is a national treasure. He provides clear, concise and compassionate, diagnosis, treatment options, and interactions.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Kind and thorough and extremely competent

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Great surgeon, terrific human being

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Just as indicated above the care was amazing. Dr. Jahromi and his entire staff were great. They were all professional, thorough and caring.

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Great personal approach.

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May 05, 2021

5.0

good care. expert

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May 03, 2021

5.0

very friendly and caring doctor. He bonds with you on all levels of your life.

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May 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is wonderful. He was caring,thouough, funny, great ssurgeon, great bedside manner and seems to really appreciate and look out for his patients.

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Great guy, made me feel at ease

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April 21, 2021

5.0

He is genuinely a very caring and knowledgeable physician.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Very good service

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Kind and very understanding, extremely knowledgeable.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

I felt we really connected and thats important to me

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April 17, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, friendly and thorough.

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April 15, 2021

5.0

He was so friendly & knowledgeable. He made me feel comfortable, detailed all my options & worked with me to come up with a treatment plan that makes us both comfortable. The visit was quick & efficient but thorough. I didnt feel rushed or unheard.

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April 14, 2021

5.0

The above stated this

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Hes excellent!

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Best

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April 13, 2021

5.0

Dr made me feel very comfortable

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April 08, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, receptive and makes you feel at ease.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

I found out about my aneurysm during a routing MRI. He gave me all the odds and let me make the decision to go forward or leave it. For me I wanted it gone and he made it happen.

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April 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Jahromi answers most of my questions!

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March 30, 2021

5.0

The doctor very ease knows how to gain your trust, the figures of a succesful operation are optimistic.

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March 28, 2021

5.0

The best, very easy to speak with. He has taken all of my calls and emails and has answered them without hesitation.

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March 28, 2021

5.0

He is great, he didnt talk down to me, hes not full of himself considering the skill level he is at in his profession. He explained everything and answered all questions. I left not afraid of whats going on in my head.

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March 22, 2021

4.0

He knows his stuff

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March 18, 2021

5.0

Nice guy. Good result so far.

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March 18, 2021

5.0

Es un Doctor que sabe escuchar a los pacientes.

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March 13, 2021

5.0

He has a very pleasant and no nonsense manner.

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March 08, 2021

5.0

Was very kind thoroughly explain to me what was going on to make sure that I was comfortable with the decision that was made and that I didnt really need to worry

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March 05, 2021

5.0

He is very professional, knowledgeable, explains things thoroughly and doesnt make you feel rushed. He makes sure you understand the treatment plan.

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March 04, 2021

5.0

I love this doctor. Beyond any spoken words

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March 04, 2021

5.0

Best doctor Ive had.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Him and his staff is very knowledgeable and competent as well as caring.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Great doctor patient communication.

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February 21, 2021

5.0

He listens and wants to help you

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February 17, 2021

4.0

My surgery did not turn out like I was told.

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February 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is professional, empathetic, knowledgeable and thorough.

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February 10, 2021

5.0

He knows his business

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Easy to understand and answered all of my questions!

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February 08, 2021

5.0

Patience with patients.

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February 04, 2021

5.0

He cares and explains what he is thinking

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January 23, 2021

5.0

Great experience and knowledge. Explains everything and answers all questions.

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January 22, 2021

5.0

He is skilled in what he does he was answered all my questions and I as a surgical nurse he answered them to please me as a nurse who is familiar with this procedure and I feel he is the most qualified

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January 19, 2021

5.0

Good bedside manner

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January 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is the ideal person youd want to take care of you. Very knowledgeable, patient, kind, and a great sense of humor. Wonderful support staff as well!

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January 17, 2021

5.0

What a caring, more than competent doctor!

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January 17, 2021

5.0

Dr jahromi appears to not be gung-ho on rushing you into surgery he wants to make sure that the reason is Justified to have surgery and I appreciate that cuz I'm not eager 2 rushing into surgery either

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January 13, 2021

5.0

Looks carefully over test results and compares to new one and explains what he sees and interprets the info to me. Good communication. Friendly.

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January 13, 2021

5.0

I was VERY apprehensive! But within the first 30 seconds I KNEW I was in good hands make that GREAT hands! Even through the mask and on the video call I could hear and see the smile and kindness... plus the eyes say everything! Even if I would have gotten the worst news possible that kindness would have made anything doable! His positivity and light shines! I am actually looking forward to whatever this MRA is that I have to do in 5 years... even if it is like an MRI! LOL And of course he is educated or he wouldn't be where he is! He spoke in terms I understood and had no problem answering questions and was NOT condescending in the least! Seriously this was the best ever experience I have had with a specialist! Thank you Dr. Jahromi!

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January 12, 2021

5.0

He was SO thorough, nformative, patient, kind, absolutely charming, and smacked of brilliance. He took time to show my the mri films and go over them in great detail. Who does that these days? Im sold. I wouldn't go anywhere else. If my brains fell out right here, I'd scoop them up and fly to Chicago ASAP. Metaphorically, of course, but you get the drift

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January 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Jahromi is professional and makes it easy for me to understand my condition.

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January 08, 2021

5.0

He is a very understanding Doctor and he takes his job seriously and but also very caring.

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December 22, 2020

5.0

Hes very compassionate and very very intelligent. I liked him a lot today w my initial telehealth visit w both him and his nurse practitioner.Thank u for taking on my case!

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December 22, 2020

5.0

He treated us like we were important and explained everything in layperson's terms. It felt like we had known him for years but that was the one and only time we needed to see him. He was kind and compassionate and was really excited to give us good news.

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December 21, 2020

5.0

Great Job

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November 08, 2020

5.0

He is the best!

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Disclosures

Babak S. Jahromi, MD, PhD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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