Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Amanda Muhs Saratsis, MD

Amanda Muhs Saratsis, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery



NMH/Arkes Family Pavilion Suite 2210
676 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611

Hospital Affiliations

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Education and Certification

MD: University of Illinois - Chicago (2006)
Residency: University of California, Irvine, Otolaryngology (2007)
Internship: Georgetown University Hospital, Surgery (2007)
Residency: Georgetown University Hospital, Neurosurgery (2012)
Residency: Georgetown University Hospital, Chief Medical Resident (2012)
Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Neurosurgery (2014)


Description of Interests

Dr. Saratsis has clinical appointments in the Departments of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern Memorial and Lurie Children's Hospitals, caring for children and adults with congenital disorders of the central nervous system. Dr. Saratsis has expertise in the clinical management and molecular biology of pediatric brain tumors, with particular focus on pediatric high-grade and brainstem glioma. Dr. Saratsis's laboratory aims to characterize the molecular biology of pediatric brain tumors for indentification of biomarkers of disease and development of novel, targeted therapeutic approaches to improve clinical outcomes. Dr. Saratsis is involved in multiple laboratory and clinical studies for development and clinical trial of new treatments for children with brain tumors, working closely with the neurosurgery and neuro-oncology clinical and research teams at Northwestern University and Lurie Children’s.

Interests (Keywords)

Cancer Biology; Cancer Genetics; Cancer: Brain and Nervous System; Neurosurgery

Research and Publications

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