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

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Fistula
very high
more than 97% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Halverson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Halverson ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

21  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Cleveland Clinic Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Halverson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Halverson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Halverson

3.5

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Halverson's Performance
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What People Say About Dr. Amy Halverson, MD
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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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