Nejd F. Alsikafi, MD FACS
Dr. Alsikafi is a urologist specializing in urologic trauma and reconstruction practicing in the northern suburbs of Chicago. He graduated from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago and completed his general urology residency also at the University of Chicago where he served as chief resident in 2003. He went on to pursue further training in Reconstructive Urology by completing a prestigious fellowship at the University of California San Francisco in urologic trauma and reconstruction. There he served as a Clinical Instructor and has authored many publications on urologic health. He returned to the University of Chicago as Faculty where he served as an Attending Urologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago.
In 2006 he was recruited to join the Loyola University Department of Urology where he currently serves as an Associate Clinical Professor in Urologic Trauma and Reconstruction. There he received recognition for his teaching ability. In late 2006 he joined the Urology Specialists of Lake County and then subsequently UroPartners, and in 2015 he moved his entire reconstruction practice to UroPartners. At that time he was also recruited by Cancer Treatment Centers of America to be one of their urologic oncologists. He’s been working there since 2006.
Dr. Alsikafi is board-certified in adult and pediatric urology by the American Board of Urology, and is an active member of the American Urological Association. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of many honorary and academic medical societies. He is a founding member of TURNS, the Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons and has served as President 2015 and Secretary in 2014. He has been elected to the Board of the Chicago Urologic Society and is often asked to create continuing educational programs for urologists.
In addition to his urologic trauma and reconstruction practice, Dr. Alsikafi has a very busy general urology and urologic oncology practice. He treats patients with a myriad of urologic conditions including kidney stones, urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, enlarged prostate, and urologic cancers. He performs surgical procedures using minimally invasive as well as robotic assisted surgical approach and was one of the first physicians in Northern Lake County to perform robotic surgery for urologic conditions including partial nephrectomy, robotic sacrocolpopexy and robotic prostatectomy. He believes strongly that technological advances will continue to play a role in the treatment of urologic conditions and is experienced in the surgical placement of artificial urinary sphincters, penile prosthesis, sacral neuromodulators, and the Urolift device for enlarged prostate.
Clinical research has always been very important to Dr. Alsikafi and he continues to remain active as a Primary Investigator in Clinical Studies.
Dr. Alsikafi is also frequently asked to contribute as an Expert Witness, an Independent Medical Examiner, as well as assist in other legal matters.