Dr. Dennis R. Groothuis, MD

Dr. Dennis R. Groothuis, MD

Neurology | Male | 70 years old

I interact with patients to review the history of their neurological problems, and work with them through the diagnostic and treatment process. It is important for me that my patients learn as much about their symptoms and problem as they can.Read more

NorthShore Medical Group
1000 Central St Ste 615
Evanston, IL 60201 Get Directions
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I interact with patients to review the history of their neurological problems, and work with them through the diagnostic and treatment process. It is important for me that my patients learn as much about their symptoms and problem as they can.Read more

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Dr. Groothuis' Care Philosophy

I interact with patients to review the history of their neurological problems, and work with them through the diagnostic and treatment process. It is important for me that my patients learn as much about their symptoms and problem as they can.

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

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

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Cerebral Palsy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anosmia
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hiccups, Intractable
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spastic Paraparesis
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Weakness

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Chicago
  • Residency Hospital
    University of Chicago

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)