Bethwel Raore, MD, FAANS

Board Certified Neurosurgeon & Complex Spine & Complex Brain Neurosurgeon located in Sandy Springs, Atlanta, GA & College Park, GA

About Dr. Raore

Bethwel Raore, MD, FAANS, is a board-certified neurosurgeon at Polaris Spine and Neurosurgery Center in Sandy Springs, and College Park in the Atlanta, Georgia, metropolitan area and Bethlehem, Georgia.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts in biology at Grinnell College in Iowa, where he graduated with honors. He then attended Creighton University School of Medicine where he earned his Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Raore then completed his residency in neurological surgery in the department of neurosurgery at Emory University. While in residency he took a year to complete a research fellowship at Emory University Neuroscience where he studied and developed translational research for delivery of Stem Cells into the spinal cord leading to the first US FDA approved human spinal cord stem cell injections in Lou Gehrig's disease.

He also completed a clinical fellowship at Arkansas Neuroscience Institute on Skull Base and Cerebrovascular surgery. Following his medical training, Dr. Raore worked as a staff neurosurgeon at The Clinical Neuroscience Institute at Miami Valley Hospital and was an assistant professor in Neurology and Surgery at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

He returned to work as a neurosurgeon in the Atlanta area and subsequently joined Polaris Spine and Neurosurgery Center in July 2021.

Dr. Raore has contributed his medical expertise to numerous research studies, publications, and presentations. He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Christina Medical and Dental Association, and Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons. He has volunteered for international medical service trips in Kenya and founded the Kisumu Neuroscience Initiative to formulate a program to provide short term, rotating, neurosurgical service coverage for the 12 million people without access to neurosurgical services in Western Kenya.



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Bethwel Raore, MD, FAANS, is a board-certified neurosurgeon at Polaris Spine and Neurosurgery Center in Sandy Springs, and College Park in the Atlanta, Georgia, metropolitan area and Bethlehem, Georgia.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts in biology at Grinnell College in Iowa, where he graduated with honors. He then attended Creighton University School of Medicine where he earned his Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Raore then completed his residency in neurological surgery in the department of neurosurgery at Emory University. While in residency he took a year to complete a research fellowship at Emory University Neuroscience where he studied and developed translational research for delivery of Stem Cells into the spinal cord leading to the first US FDA approved human spinal cord stem cell injections in Lou Gehrig's disease.

He also completed a clinical fellowship at Arkansas Neuroscience Institute on Skull Base and Cerebrovascular surgery. Following his medical training, Dr. Raore worked as a staff neurosurgeon at The Clinical Neuroscience Institute at Miami Valley Hospital and was an assistant professor in Neurology and Surgery at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

He returned to work as a neurosurgeon in the Atlanta area and subsequently joined Polaris Spine and Neurosurgery Center in July 2021.

Dr. Raore has contributed his medical expertise to numerous research studies, publications, and presentations. He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Christina Medical and Dental Association, and Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons. He has volunteered for international medical service trips in Kenya and founded the Kisumu Neuroscience Initiative to formulate a program to provide short term, rotating, neurosurgical service coverage for the 12 million people without access to neurosurgical services in Western Kenya.




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Accepted Insurances

We work with most major commercial payors, including the following:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Golden Rule
Humana
MultiPlan
PHCS
UMR
United Healthcare