Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology

Babak S Jahromi, MD, PhD

Babak S Jahromi, MD, PhD

Vice Chair of Regional Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Surgery

Professor of Neurological Surgery

Focus of Work


Dr. Jahromi is a dual-trained neurosurgeon with extensive experience in endovascular and cerebrovascular surgery. He holds fellowships from the Universities of Miami and Buffalo, and a PhD from the University of Chicago. His work has been widely published, with over 160 papers, abstracts and book chapters to date.

Academic Focus

Cerebral vasospasm, outcomes following stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage, use of advanced imaging to guide treatment of acute stroke, imaging/intervention in carotid disease.

Clinical Focus

Treatment of cerebrovascular lesions (surgery, embolization, radiosurgery), brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), cerebral cavernoma/angioma, carotid stenosis, intracranial stenosis, Moya-Moya disease, bypass surgery, hemifacial spasm, trigeminal neuralgia, skull-base tumors. Follow on social media.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Toronto (1995)
  • PhD: University of Chicago, Neurobiology (2003)
  • Residency: University of Toronto, Canada, Neurosurgery (2005)
  • Fellowship: University of Miami, Endovascular/Neurointerventional (2006)
  • Fellowship: Millard Fillmore Hospital, Endovascular/Neurointerventional (2008)
  • Board Certification: Neurological Surgery


Administrative office: 312-695-0464
Clinic (for patients): 312-695-8143

Dept. Neurological Surgery
NMH/Arkes Family Pavilion
676 N St Clair St, Suite 2210
Chicago IL 60611