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Dr. Alexander J Ghanayem, MD, FAAOS, FAOA

Spine Specialist, Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Alexander J. Ghanayem, MD, FAAOS, is a spine specialist at Loyola Medicine. His clinical interests include cervical lumbar disc disorder, spinal stenosis and neck problems. Dr. Ghanayem is a professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Ghanayem earned his medical degree at Northwestern University. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland and a fellowship in orthopaedic surgery and spine surgery at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Ghanayem is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and an active member of the American Orthopaedic Association.

In-network insurances

  • 1st Agency
  • AARP
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Spine Specialist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Northwestern University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Awards and publications

  • Biomechanical Stability Analysis of a Stand-alone Cage Static and Rotational-dynamic Plate in a Two-level Cervical Fusion Construct, Tsitsopoulos, P. P.; Voronov, L. I.; Zindrick, M. R.; Carandang, G.; Havey, R. M.; Ghanayem, A. J.; Patwardhan, A. G., Orthopaedic surgery
  • Cervical sagittal balance: a biomechanical perspective can help clinical practice Patwardhan, A. G.; Khayatzadeh, S.; Havey, R. M.; Voronov, L. I.; Smith, Z. A.; Kalmanson, O.; Ghanayem, A. J.; Sears, W., European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Is Cervical Sagittal Imbalance a Risk Factor for Adjacent Segment Pathomechanics After Multilevel Fusion? Patwardhan, A. G.; Khayatzadeh, S.; Nguyen, N. L.; Havey, R. M.; Voronov, L. I.; Muriuki, M. G.; Carandang, G.; Smith, Z. A.; Sears, W.; Lomasney, L. M.; Ghanayem, A. J., Spine

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1689648917

Office locations

Loyola Medicine - Orthopedics

Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge

6800 North Frontage Rd

Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Loyola Medicine - Orthopedics

Loyola Outpatient Center

2160 South First Ave

Maywood, IL 60153

Loyola Medicine - Orthopedics

Loyola Center for Health at Palos

15300 West Ave

Orland Park, IL 60462

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