After completing his chief residency at the University of Virginia, Dr. Sagher accepted a position on the neurosurgical faculty at the University of Michigan. He became Chief of Neurosurgery at the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Hospital, a position he held until 1996. He then completed a fellowship in Pain and Functional Neurosurgery at the Oregon Health Sciences University, and took over as the Director of Neuromodulation at the University of Michigan. As the primary functional neurosurgeon at the University of Michigan, Dr. Sagher takes care of such problems as epilepsy, pain, Parkinson's Disease, and other movement disorders.
Dr. Sagher is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, and is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). He has served on the Executive Council on the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Pain, which he chaired from 2003 to 2005.
The treatment of epilepsy, pain, movement disorders, and brain tumors in functionally important regions.
INTRINSIC NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF HILAR ECTOPIC AND NORMOTOPIC DENTATE GRANULE CELLS IN HUMAN TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY AND A RAT MODEL. Althaus A, Sagher O, Parent JM, Murphy GG. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Nov 26:jn.00835.2014. doi: 10.1152/jn.00835.2014. [Epub ahead of print]
Editorial: traumatic brain injury and postoperative CT. Sagher O. J Neurosurg. 2014 Aug;121(2):305-6; discussion 306. doi: 10.3171/2014.2.JNS14380. Epub 2014 May 30. No abstract available.
Patient-specific intracranial pressure. Sagher O. J Neurosurg. 2014 Apr;120(4):891. doi: 10.3171/2013.10.JNS132024. Epub 2014 Feb 7. No abstract available.
Deep brain stimulation of the posterior hypothalamus for cluster headache--how high should the threshold be? Strahle J, Sagher O. World Neurosurg. 2014 Feb;81(2):306-8. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2013.03.006. Epub 2013 Mar 14. No abstract available.
Geniculate neuralgia: the more we learn, the less we know. Bentley JN, Sagher O. World Neurosurg. 2013 Dec;80(6):e209-10. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2013.01.076. Epub 2013 Jan 17. No abstract available.