Dr. Brian Couri, MD

Dr. Brian Couri, MD

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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49 y/o
(20)

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Dr. Brian Couri, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Elmhurst, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine.

Elmhurst Neuroscience Institute

1200 S York St Ste 3160

Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Couri performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spine Deformities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Couri "I am a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist with my main focus on caring for those with spine, muscle, nerve, or joint related pain issues. The patient is a key player in the treatment and decision making process and I fully employ the team approach to caring for them. I will employ all diagnostic and treatment techniques to aid them in their return to maximal function. Such techniques include spinal and joint injections as well as ultrasound guided procedures."

2  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

91  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders

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74  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Botox® Injection
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Discography
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Extremity Ultrasound
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty
  • Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET)
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lower Extremity Peripheral Ultrasound
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Non-Operative Spine Treatment
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Provocation Discography
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • RSD Treatment
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Supartz® Injection
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Third Occipital Nerve Block
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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

  • Marquette U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Chicago Institute Of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Couri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Couri's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Couri to family and friends
20 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Couri's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have worked with Dr. Couri for almost ten years. He is by far the BEST doctor I have ever worked with. Intelligent, full of knowledge, compassionate, kind, and talented. He listens, treats you as you are the only patient in the world, cares for you as a person. He has helped me through a...more
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This is a 2 start not because of the doctor, but because of the staff. Dr. Couri is very nice and knowledgeable. However, his staff is rude. I was put on hold for over 5 minutes and then disconnected. When I called back I was placed on hold again without so much as a hello can you please hold and I...more
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After reading all these great reviews, I was hoping to get an appointment with this doctor. Unfortunately, there is a three 1/2 month waiting list. Supports these reviews that he is good. Disappointed but cannot wait that long, given pain is happening now. :(
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I have been a patient of Dr. Couris' for a few years now, and I am extremely happy with his treatment and care of me. I would recommend him to anyone I know, and I feel sure they would be as pleased as I am. I would run out of room if I listed everything, so I'll try to keep to the salient points....more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Couri's for many years. At the request of my Ortho, I changed doctors. I am back with Dr. Couri. He is very compassionate, listens well, and explains all your options. Plus, he is funny, which may not be important to many, but to me, it helps to put me at ease. If I...more
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