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Dr. Alexander Ghanayem, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
3.6 (26)
Map Pin Small Maywood, IL
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Alexander Ghanayem, MD

Dr. Alexander Ghanayem, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Maywood, IL. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and is affiliated with Loyola University Medical Center, Macneal Hospital and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. Dr. Ghanayem, completed a residency at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Ghanayem an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Ghanayem works at Practice in Maywood, IL with other offices in Burr Ridge, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Low Back Pain, Sciatica and Back Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ghanayem's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Foster G. McGaw Hospital
    2160 S 1st Ave, Maywood, IL 60153 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (708) 216-8563
  2. 2
    Loyola University Medical Center
    6800 N Frontage Rd, Burr Ridge, IL 60527 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (708) 327-1000
    Friday
    08:00 - 13:30
  3. 3
    Office
    2160 S 1st Ave Ste 1700, Maywood, IL 60153 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (708) 216-3280

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • Macneal Hospital
  • Gottlieb Memorial Hospital

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Low Back Pain
Sciatica
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Back Pain
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chondromalacia
Degenerative Disc Disease
Femur Fracture
Herniated Disc
Humerus Fracture
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Ligament Tears
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Myelopathy
Neck Sprain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Patellar Chondromalacia
Piriformis Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Wrist Fracture
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Achilles Tendon Contracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Neck
Bunion
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Bursitis of Hip
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
De Quervain's Disease
Dupuytrens Contracture
Femoral Neck Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hammer Toe
Hip Fracture
Hip Tendinitis
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Industrial Injury
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Muscle Cramping
Neck Muscle Strain
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteosarcoma
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Disorders
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Rib Fracture
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Sacral Fracture
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibial Fracture
TMJ
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Torticollis
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Whiplash
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Work-Related Injuries
Arthrocentesis
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Complex Spine Surgery
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neuroplasty
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine and Back Procedures
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Steroid Injection
Worker's Compensation Evaluations
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    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Cigna
    • First Health
    • HealthLink
    • HFN
    • Humana
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    • Preferred Health Plan, Inc.
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    • UniCare
    • Union Health Service
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • USA Managed Care Organization
    • Worker's Compensation

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    3.6
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    Based on 26 ratings
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    4 Star
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    1 Star
    (9)
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    About Dr. Alexander Ghanayem, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1689648917
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Ghanayem has seen patients for Low Back Pain, Sciatica and Back Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ghanayem on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    26 patients have reviewed Dr. Ghanayem. The overall rating for this provider is 3.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ghanayem.

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