Dr. Babak Lami, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgeon at Illinois Spine Institute

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

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


  • 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
  • Trauma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Whiplash
  • Brain Tumors
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • 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
  • Accident and Injury Care

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

500 W. Golf Road Schaumburg, IL 60195 Driving Directions

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

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