Dr. Amy Halverson, MD

Dr. Amy Halverson, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
51 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Amy Halverson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Fl 16

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Halverson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Halverson treats Anal Disorders more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Halverson treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Halverson performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Halverson performs this procedure more than 92% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy
Abscess
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Halverson treats Abscess more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Halverson treats this condition more than 88% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

Dr. Halverson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." 

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2000
    Cleveland Clinic Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    George Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1993
    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School
    1993

Awards

Dr. Halverson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Halverson

3.5

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(3)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Halverson's Performance
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After a couple of months from serious bowel surgery and a full and speedy recovery, I can say that Dr Amy Halverson and her staff did a wonderful job with me. A few hours after surgery I was able to walk without help and have a normal diet. In two weeks time after surgery I could have moderate...Read More
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Dr. Halverson has been caring for me for over 15 years now. She is knowledgeable and experienced, compassionate and caring. When I have been hospitalized for GI-tract issues with a surgical need, she is the only surgeon I want to see. I trust her implicitly. I cannot praise her highly enough. I...Read More
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It takes a long time to schedule an appointment with her. She does not communicate with patients or answer your questions clearly. She failed even a simple surgery and does not offer much help afterwards. Please just find someone else.
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