Dr. Cathy Helgason, MD

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Vascular Neurology | Female

Dr. Cathy Helgason, MD
Dr. Cathy Helgason, MD is a vascular neurology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. She is 69 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Helgason is affiliated with University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System.

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    Dr. Helgason's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Vascular Neurology
    •  Board certified in Neurology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Aneurysm
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
    • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
    • Chronic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Confusion
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Parkinsonism
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Syncope
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thrombosis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Iceland Laeknadeild

      Graduated in 1978

    • Internship Hospital
      U Iceland

      Completed in 1979

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Chicago

      Completed in 1983

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Rush University Medical Center

      Completed in 1985

      U Chicago-Michael Reese

      Completed in 1984

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Vascular Neurology

    Procedures Performed

    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)