Dr. Dean Karahalios, MD

Dr. Dean Karahalios, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(32)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Dean Karahalios, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Downers Grove, IL. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

3825 Highland Ave Ste 306

Downers Grove, IL 60515

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
high
more than 88% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 88% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
high
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial

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

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Maricopa Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America,
Media & Publications

Dr. Karahalios has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Karahalios' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Karahalios to family and friends
4.3
based on 32 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Karahalios' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Karahalios located a tumor on my spine that no one else had noticed, and did a wonderful job removing it. For the first time in almost a decade, I am no longer in pain! I without a doubt recommend Dr. Karahalios and am grateful I visited him.
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in Franklin Park, IL |
I've had a deteriorating nerve condition going on 20 years and had 2 spinal operations without any improvement. Dr Kalahalios listened to my story patiently while I had a senior moment relating my history. He was the first doctor to completely tell it how and what it is along with risk and outcome...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Karahalios accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
  • WellPoint

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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
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