From minimally invasive procedures to emergency surgeries, Insight’s neurosurgery specialists offer the highest quality brain and spine care in the Greater Chicago Area.
We also believe in providing comprehensive patient evaluations and conservative treatment plans prior to surgical intervention. Plus, because we are part of a multispecialty team at Insight, we also offer a wide range of additional treatment services for our patients, such as orthopedic treatments, chiropractic care, and physical therapy.
Our neurosurgeons at Insight Chicago are highly skilled and recognized worldwide for their expertise. We specialize in a wide range of conditions and procedures, including:
- Brain Tumors & Aneurysms
- Minimally Invasive Spine Procedures
- Complex Spine Procedures
- Disc Herniation Treatment
- Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
- Pediatric Neurosurgery
- Deep Brain Stimulation
What to expect at Insight Neurosurgery
At your initial visit, our team will ask about your medical history and symptoms. We will also conduct a thorough neurological examination. After assessing your medical history and the results of your testing, we will present you with our recommended treatment options. During this time, we will explain the benefits and risks associated with each option, answer any questions, and assist you in making an informed decision that is best for you.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately.
If you would like to schedule an appointment with a physician at Insight Hospital & Medical Center Chicago, please call one of the numbers below. Some services may require a physician referral.
Same Day Appointments
At Insight Neurosurgery, your needs are our priority. Our neurosurgeons perform minimally invasive procedures that result in better outcomes and shorter recovery times. If you or your loved one are experiencing conditions such as back pain, neck pain, spinal pain, or brain and spinal tumors, we can help.
Same-day appointments are available. Schedule an appointment today and be seen today.
Brain and Spine Specialties
Traumatic Brain Injury
Headache & Migraine
Artificial Disc Replacement
Spinal Cord Stimulation
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MEET THE DEPARTMENT TEAM
Dr. Ahmad Elakil
Dr. Ahmad Elakil, M.D., MBA, FRCSC is the chief of neurosurgery at Insight Hospital and medical center. He is a board certified neurosurgeon. He completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Calgary in Canada, followed by a neurosurgical-oncology postgraduate training at the University of Miami. During his residency, Dr. Elakil completed his Masters of Business Administration at Cornell University. He was awarded the Social Butterfly Award that year.
Dr. Elakil uses minimally invasive neurosurgery, a state-of-the-art procedure, to provide his patients with the best outcome and shorter recovery time. He specializes in treating tumors, neck pain, lower back pain, and spine surgery.
Dr. Elakil was cited in many prestigious national and international neurosurgical journals. He was awarded more than twenty awards in national and international neurosurgical meetings. Dr. Elakil is committed to using his expertise in neurosurgery to provide concise, compassionate, and effective care to his patients.
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