Sophia Shakur, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
University of Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago
Sophia Shakur, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery and Neuroendovascular Surgery. Dr. Shakur performs brain tumor and spine surgeries and specializes in stroke and brain aneurysms.
Dr. Shakur was born in Calgary, Canada, and grew up in Salisbury, Md. She completed her undergraduate studies in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., and earned her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Shakur completed her residency in neurosurgery at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Ill. She also completed a neuroendovascular surgery fellowship and cerebrovascular surgery fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her clinical interests are in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery. She was awarded the Louise Eisenhardt Award in 2014 and 2016 by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Sherry Apple Award in 2015 by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Shakur volunteered in the surgery waiting area at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional while attending high school.