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Andrew T. Parsa, MD, PhD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Neurological Surgery

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Andrew T. Parsa is a neurosurgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, a Michael J. Marchese Professor and Chair in the department of neurosurgery.

He received his undergraduate degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry at Yale, medical and graduate degrees at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, neurosurgical training at Columbia University and most recently, a professor, vice chair, and Reza and Georgianna Khatib Endowed Chair in Skull Base Tumor Surgery.

Dr. Andrew T. Parsa is an internationally-renowned neurosurgeon specializing in complex tumors of the brain and spine. He initiated one of the first vaccine studies for brain tumor patients and is currently the study chair for the largest randomized brain tumor vaccine trial ever to be funded by the National Cancer Institute.

He's on the board of directors for the Society of Neuro-Oncology, is an elected member of the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons and served on the executive board for the joint section on tumors of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    State University of New York At Brooklyn College of Medicine - 1996
  • Residency
    Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in Nyc - 2002

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Neurological Surgery

PRIMARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 20-250

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-4075

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Brain Tumors
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Tumors

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • ChoiceCare PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HMOI Fox Valley IPA
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Workmans Compensation