Dr. David Frim, MD

Dr. David Frim, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. David Frim, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5841 S Maryland Ave

Chicago, IL 60637

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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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. Frim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frim treats Hydrocephalus more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Frim treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frim treats Chiari's Deformity more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Frim treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Frim performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Frim performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Frim's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Frim, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1996
    Children's Hospital Boston
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Mass Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1988
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical School
    1988

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • English

Awards

Dr. Frim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Frim

4.5

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
86.95652173913044%
(20)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
1 Star
8.695652173913043%
(2)

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Average Wait Time
  • 31 – 45 minutes
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Dr Frim is amazing!!! 2 years and 8 Drs later we found the right Dr. Wait time can be long but very worth it! My son had Chari surgery after multiple Drs said he didn't need it and I'm happy to say my son has been headache free for almost a full year! Dr Frim is kind,he takes his time and only...Read More
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Dr Frim is an amazing surgeon! I'm so glad I found him. My condition has not deteriorated any more dune surgery. I'm so thankful for him.
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Hard to find a genius DR with common sense and a great bed side manner. Dr Frim is all of the above!
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What an amazing doctor! Him and his team really were there for me and my family during and after my sons surgery. HIGHLY RECOMENDED NEURO SURGEON!
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This so called surgeon and his minions at Mass General Hospital ruined my back with their so called laminectomy. I do not recommend this guy to my worst enemy. Thank goodness later I found real surgeons to fix his horrible work on my lower back. He's just a hack!!
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus