Dr. Galina Simkin, MD

Dr. Galina Simkin, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Galina Simkin, MD is a neurology specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from Moscow Medical Institute Of Health Ministry in 1982 and specializes in neurology.

3295 N Arlington Heights Rd Ste 102

Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Contact Information

(847) 392-7400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Trigeminal Neuralgia
more than 21% of peers
Alzheimer's Disease
more than 12% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

14  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

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.


  • Moscow Medical Institute Of Health Ministry
    Medical School | Graduated 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simkin to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Simkin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

She was the neurologist for my dad when he had seizures and sepsis in the hospital. She barely acknowledged me as his daughter. She talked over me, would not listen to me at all. All she would say is that he had dementia and get ready to put him in a nursing home. This was the farthest thing...more
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I found Dr. SImkin to be quite capable and caring for the 2 years I saw her. Then suddenly, she became unavailable. She would not respond to my numerous messages left at various numbers. I tried to reach her for over 3 months with no response. I have given up and had to find another doctor. ...more
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Dr. Simkin is wonderful. We highly recommend her! Our 88yr old mother suffered a second stroke in Feb 2016 and Dr Simkin was reassuring and gave us advise that was inline with our mother's quality of life. Whereas, other MD's were trying to convince us to do 0ver-the-top treatment that wasn't...more
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