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Ali Alaraj, MD


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Dr. Ali Alaraj is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon and is dually trained in open vascular and endovascular neurosurgery. Dr. Alaraj's clinical practice includes treating patients with ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke (subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracranial bleeding, acute stroke). His medical expertise includes neurocritical care, treating patients with acute stroke, intracranial bleeding, brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, complex dural arteriovenous fistulas, carotid cavernous fistulas, carotid artery and intracranial vessels stenosis. He has more than 80 published peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters and serves on the editorial board for Neurosurgery and Neurological Research journals. His research interests include outcomes of management of brain aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations; quantitative cerebral flow measures; computational quantification of intracranial flows by angiography, in addition to virtual reality simulation in neurosurgical training.

Language : Arabic, English

Specialties & Services

  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Neurosurgery
  • Stroke
  • Acute and Chronic Stroke Disease
  • Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Cavernous-carotid Fistula
  • Dural Fistulas
  • Endovascular and Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Intracranial Altherosclerosis
  • Intracranial Aneurysms
  • Skull Based Tumors


Outpatient Care Center, Suite 4E

1801 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Fellowship: University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago (Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Endovascular Neurosurgery)
  • Internship: American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Medical School: American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Residency: American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Residency: University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago (Chief Residency)