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Ali Raja, M.D.

Dr. Ali Raja is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in Cranial and Spinal Microsurgery. He trained in neurosurgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences under the tutelage of Professor Gazi Yasargil, Dr. Sam Al-Mefty, and Dr. Ali Krisht, where he completed his residency training. He is also Fellowship-trained in Pediatric Neurosurgery from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, along with extensive training in Skull Base/Vascular Neurosurgery at Arkansas Neuroscience Institute.


Dr. Raja is certified by American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS), and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). He is also an active member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), in addition to several other national and international neurosurgical organizations.

Professional Information

Undergraduate: University of the Punjab

Medical School: King Edward Medical University

Graduate School: University of Illinois at Chicago

Certification(s): American Board of Neurological Surgeons

Internship(s): University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Additional Professional Memberships: American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Skull Base Society

Personal Information

Family: Married, three children

Hobbies: Reading nonfiction and history, traveling