Ali Turkmani, M.D.

  1. Neurosurgeon

Dr. Turkmani is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with specific expertise in cerebrovascular, endovascular and skull base neurosurgery. He also specializes in minimally invasive spinal surgery.

  1. Astrocytoma
  2. Brain aneurysm
  3. Brain AVM
  4. Brain cancer
  5. Brain hemorrhage
  6. Brain lymphoma
  7. Brain metastasis
  8. Brain tumor
  9. Carotid artery disease
  10. Carotid artery dissection
  11. Cavernous hemangioma
  12. Cerebrovascular disease
  13. Cervical herniated disk
  14. Dural arteriovenous fistula
  15. Epilepsy
  16. Glioma
  17. Herniated disk
  18. Hydrocephalus
  19. Low grade glioma of brain
  20. Lumbar radiculopathy
  21. Lumbar spinal stenosis
  22. Meningioma
  23. Pituitary tumor
  24. Skull base tumor
  25. Stroke
  26. Trigeminal neuralgia
  1. Awake brain surgery
  2. Brain aneurysm surgery
  3. Brain endoscopy
  4. Brain mapping
  5. Brain stereotactic radiosurgery
  6. Brain tumor surgery
  7. Carotid angiogram
  8. Carotid angioplasty and stenting
  9. Cerebral angiogram
  10. Embolization therapy
  11. Endoscopic skull base surgery
  12. Endoscopic transnasal transsphenoidal surgery
  13. Endovascular treatment
  14. Lumbar diskectomy
  15. Microvascular surgery
  16. Minimally invasive neurosurgery
  17. Minimally invasive spine surgery
  18. Spinal angiogram
  19. Spinal cord stimulator insertion
  20. Spinal fusion
  21. Temporal lobectomy
  • Stroke and carotid artery disease
  • Brain aneurysms
  • Vascular malformations of the brain and spinal cord
  • Cavernous-Carotid Fistula , Dural arteriovenous fistula
  • Endovascular and cerebrovascular surgery
  • Orbital tumors, pituitary adenomas and craniopharyngiomas
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Micro neurosurgery
  • Brain tumor surgery
  • Endoscopic skull base surgery
  • Ischemic / Hemorrhagic stroke
  1. 2017
    Residency - NeurosurgeryUniversity of Texas at Houston
  2. 2013
    Fellowship - Neuroendovascular SurgeryUniversity of Texas at Houston
  3. 2012
    Fellowship - CerebrovascularUniversity of Illinois Chicago
  4. 2011
    Residency - NeurosurgeryAmerican University of Beirut
  5. 2009
    Rotating Internship - Neurosurgery DepartmentBaylor College of Medicine
  6. 2004
    Residency - PathologyFaculty of Medicine, Damascus University
  7. 2001
    MDFaculty of Medicine, Damascus University

Certifications

  1. 2021
    Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Recognized for TeamworkAbove & Beyond Recognition Program
  2. 2021
    Robert D. Zimmerman Award - Best PaperEastern Neuroradiological Society
  3. 2017
    Patients' Choice AwardVitals Awards

Professional memberships

  1. 2013 - present
    Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  2. 2013 - present
    CV Section CNS/AANS
  3. 2011 - present
    American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications