Dr. Denise Crute, MD

Dr. Denise Crute, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Denise Crute, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5666 E State St

Rockford, IL 61108

Contact Information

(815) 226-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
high
more than 87% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 78% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 65% of peers

Dr. Crute's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

12  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

1 Sanction
  • Multiple Categories (8/12/2015)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Crute, Denise Elaine MD: License # 036092698: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in substandard care and treatment of patients who underwent elective spinal surgeries. In addition the physician failed to formally report to the Department a denial of her license in South Dakota. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation placed the physician’s license on PROBATION with compliance requirements.
    State: Illinois
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Nw University Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Nw University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Crute has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Crute has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Crute's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Crute to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Crute's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

When Dr Cute practiced on Colorado, she saved my life. Without her I would not be here today. I give new 5 stars.
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