Dr. Danny Bega, MD

Dr. Danny Bega, MD

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Dr. Danny Bega, MD is a neurology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in neurology.Read his story

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St

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

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

Ataxia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Parkinson's Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Bega's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bega "Danny Bega, MD, MSCI is a fellowship trained, board-certified, movement disorders neurologist at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He has completed medical school at Rush University and clinical training in neurology at Harvard's Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital. Dr. Bega has expertise in the care and management of patients with a variety of movement disorders including Parkinson's disease and dystonia, and is the director of the Northwestern Huntington's disease and Wilson's disease clinics. He is also the Program Director for the neurology residency at Northwestern. He has completed master's level training in clinical investigations through the Northwestern Graduate School and is the principal investigator for several industry-sponsored clinical trials. His primary area of interest is the study of alternative and non-pharmacologic interventions in movement disorders and their impact on quality of life, and he has received several grants to carry out this research. Dr. Bega is fellowship-trained in movement disorders. The most common movement disorders he sees are Parkinson's disease, tremors, atypical parkinsonism, Huntington's disease, dystonia, Wilson's disease, tardive dyskinesia, and tic disorders. He has extensive clinical and research experience with each of these conditions, and works with a multidisciplinary team of experts which includes a clinical nurse, social worker, genetic counselor, and rehabilitation team. Additionally, he has extensive experience performing botulinum toxin ("botox") injections for various conditions including dystonia, spasticity, facial spasms, and migraines. He also has expertise in deep brain stimulation (DBS) programming for Parkinson's disease and tremor. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bega " I am interested in the importance of a holistic approach to health and wellness and have conducted studies on complementary and integrative medicine.

I emphasize the importance of individualized care in all of my patient encounters.  I recognize that each person has different needs, resources, and abilities.  I believe strongly in the importance of overall wellness and a holistic approach to care."

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Antalgic Gait
  • Ataxia
  • Atypical Parkinsonism
  • Balance Disorders
  • Benign Essential Blepharospasm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple System Atrophy
  • Myoclonus
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Neurogenetic Disorders
  • Neuro-Ophthalmological Disorders
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Spine Disorders
  • Steppage Gait
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo
  • Wilson's Disease

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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

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital / Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bega has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bega's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bega to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Bega's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have the utmost gratitude for Dr. Bega and his assistant, Mickey. A few months ago, My husband and I brought my 87 year-old dad to see Dr. Bega as my dad was struggling with Parkinson's desease. Dr. Bega was very attentive and spent a lot of time with us. He was very patient, professional and...more
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Dr. Bega has been my mom's Neurologist for a few years and he has been an amazing doctor. My mother has Huntington's Disease, which is a debilitating and devastating illness. Dr. Bega has always shown that he is a caring and professional doctor who is deeply invested in his patients, their...more
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Dr. Bega compares my performance on each visit. He explains conditions and treatments, listens and understands, spends ample time to answer questions, address concerns. He coordinates with my other doctors to achieve the best outcome possible. His staff are always friendly and helpful, especially...more
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