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Dr. Babak Lami, MD, FAAOS

Dr. Babak Lami, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgeon at Illinois Spine Institute

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Meet Dr. Babak Lami, MD, FAAOS

Dr. Lami is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with Illinois Spine Institute.

He specializes in surgical and non-surgical spine care for adult and pediatric patients.

Dr. Lami at a Glance

  • Dr. Lami offers cutting-edge procedures — such as minimally invasive spine surgery — to treat complex conditions and help you return to everyday activity.
  • He provides comprehensive care, and coordinates with a multidisciplinary team, to ensure you receive an outstanding patient experience.

Join Dr. Lami for high-quality care.

Dr. Lami is a member of Illinois Spine Institute.

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Providing tertiary level care at a community setting.

Directions to our primary location in

Schaumburg, IL

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How Dr. Babak Lami, MD, FAAOS Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering: University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1987-1991
  • Doctor of Medicine: The Chicago Medical School, 1993-1997
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery: University of Illinois-Chicago, 1997-2002
  • Fellowship: Leatherman Spine Fellowship, University of Louisville


  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash


  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Discography
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Heat/Ice Therapy
  • Injections/Blocks
  • Interspinous Process Spacers
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Medial Branch Nerve Blocks
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression

Accolades for Dr. Babak Lami, MD, FAAOS

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Certified, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners

Office Information for Dr. Babak Lami, MD, FAAOS

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500 W. Golf Road
Schaumburg, IL 60195
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Primary Location:

500 W. Golf Road
Schaumburg, IL 60195


Monday 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday 8:00 - 5:00
Friday 8:00 - 5:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue and Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Medicare
  • State Farm
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Worker's Comp
  • BCBS of Illinois

Additional Locations

360 Station Drive - Suite 200
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
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Profile last updated: January 21, 2019. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.