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Oren Sagher, MD

Neurological Surgery

After completing his chief residency at the University of Virginia, Dr. Sagher accepted a position on the neurosurgical faculty at the University of Michigan. He became Chief of Neurosurgery at the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Hospital, a position he held until 1996. He then completed a fellowship in Pain and Functional Neurosurgery at the Oregon Health Sciences University, and took over as the Director of Neuromodulation at the University of Michigan. As the primary functional neurosurgeon at the University of Michigan, Dr. Sagher takes care of such problems as epilepsy, pain, Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders. Dr. Sagher is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, and is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). He has served on the Executive Council on the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Pain, which he chaired from 2003 to 2005. Special Interests: The treatment of epilepsy, pain, movement disorders, and brain tumors in functionally important regions.


Stroke, spinal cord stimulation, brain tumors, nanoparticles, epilepsy

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  • Medical School or Training
    • University of Chicago, 1987
  • Residency
    • University of Virginia, Neurosurgery, VA, 1993
  • Board Certification
    • Neurological Surgery