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In his work with pediatric cancer patients, Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Baki provides cancer risk assessment and counseling, and treats patients with brain tumors and spinal cord tumors. His areas of expertise include cancer pain management, chemotherapy, lumbar puncture and intrathecal chemotherapy, and palliative care.
Dr. Abdel-Baki is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
He is a member of the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Children’s Oncology Group and the International Society of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology.
Prior to joining Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Abdel-Baki served in hospitals in Egypt and the United States.
Dr. Saleem Abdulrauf is a neurosurgeon with special interest in cerebral aneurysms, meningiomas, and skull base tumors. He performs surgery for: arteriovenous malformations; vascular malformations; chordoma; spinal vascular malformations; brain tumors; cavernous malformation; and pituitary tumors.
Dr. Abdulrauf is a distinguished leader in neurosurgery innovation. He developed a high-flow brain bypass technique that bears his name. It is less invasive than other procedures, and keeps more blood flowing in the brain than with previous surgical techniques. This improves outcomes for patients.
His research interests include skull base tumors and cerebral aneurysms.
Dr. Abdulrauf is a professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and serves as department chairman.
He has held leadership positions with several organizations, including the Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies.
Dr. Abdulrauf enjoys soccer and music, and is the proud owner of an English bulldog.
Dr. Elizabeth Abraham treats all childhood kidney diseases. She provides care for children with kidney problems related to diabetes Type 1 and 2, electrolyte disorders, hypertension, those needing dialysis, and those who need a kidney transplant. Dr. Abraham uses the latest technology and techniques in her practice, including renal replacement therapy. She is interested in research into kidney transplants.
Dr. Abraham is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
She is a member of the American Society of Transplantation and the International Pediatric Transplantation Association. Dr. Abraham serves as a volunteer, providing free medical care at the Saint Louis University Health Resource Center.
Dr. Aninda Acharya specializes in stroke, stroke rehabilitation, and general neurology. He applies the latest techniques in treating his patients, including using Botox for migraine headaches and spasticity.
Dr. Acharya is an associate professor in the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Division of Neurology, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Ashima Agarwal’s areas of clinical interest include pediatric pathology, neuropathology, and cytopathology. She is interested in research that investigates pediatric tumors.
Dr. Agarwal serves at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. She is a faculty member in the Department of Pathology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
In addition to English, Dr. Agarwal speaks Hindi.
Dr. Banke Agarwal specializes in endoscopic ultrasound with areas of expertise that include the diagnosis of pancreatic and bile duct cancer, the staging of gastric, esophageal and rectal cancer, and biliary disorders. He uses several innovative techniques in his treatment of patients, including intraductal ultrasound, endoscopic ultrasound-guided biliary drainage, and stricturoplasty (for patients with refractory esophageal and duodenal stricture that cannot be addressed adequately with balloon dilation).
Dr. Agarwal’s research interests include early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer and issues related to pancreatic cysts, specifically their etiologic distribution, natural history, and the value of endoscopic ultrasound in their management.
Dr. Agarwal is an associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
He speaks English and Hindi.
Dr. Akduman obtained a Doctor of Medicine degree from Hacettepe University School of Medicine in Ankara, Turkey. She completed a Diagnostic Radiology residency and a clinical fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. She also completed a research fellowship in Body MRI at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Dr. Akduman's areas of clinical interest include Body MRI. She has special expertise in and is interested in research in body MRI, MR Spectroscopy of the pancreas and liver and Cardiac MRI.
Dr. Levent Akduman treats eye diseases and conditions including diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, ocular trauma, macular hole, macular pucker, uveitis (inflammatory eye conditions), and retinal vein occlusions. He performs procedures with the latest technology, including all recently approved intraocular injectable medications. He also performs surgery requiring combined approach for retinal, corneal, glaucoma, and cataract disorders.
Dr. Akduman’s research interests include combined surgery, surgery for inflammatory eye conditions, and the pros and cons of the removal of floaters.
Dr. Akduman is an associate professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Vitreoretinal Diseases, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
He is a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, and the American Uveitis Society.
Dr. Akduman speaks fluent Turkish.