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Dr. Edward Mkrdichian, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Mkrdichian

Dr. Edward Mkrdichian, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Skokie, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

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(847) 570-1440

Dr. Mkrdichian accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink PPO
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan PPO
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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. Mkrdichian's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mkrdichian treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Mkrdichian treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mkrdichian treats Meningiomas more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Mkrdichian treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Herniated Disc

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mkrdichian treats Herniated Disc more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Mkrdichian treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Mkrdichian'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 Hemorrhage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Cyst
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ependymoma
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Pain
  • Fracture
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lichen Simplex Chronicus
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syringomyelia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Tumor
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

My approach is to present the patient with all available options with utmost honesty and clarity. Engage them and their families in the decision making process based on my professional opinion without swaying or steering them toward a specific type o...


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications


Mayo Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Medical School


  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Assyrian
  • English


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Eleanor Clarke Award for outstanding patient care, 1985

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What People Say About Dr. Edward Mkrdichian, MD
My experience was great. The surgery was successful and I am pain-free. Dr. Mkrdichian was excellent. I would recommend him to anyone who needs back surgery.
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Dr. has taken care of our daughter since 1993. She had a medullablastoma when she was 19 years old. We thank God everyday that he put Dr. Mkrdichian in our path. He is an amazing, brilliant and compassionate physician. Our daughter is 42 years old now and has Masters in Education. Thank you Dr....Read More
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