Dr. George Bovis, MD

Dr. George Bovis, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. George Bovis, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Park Ridge, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

1875 Dempster St Ste 410

Park Ridge, IL 60068

Contact Information

(847) 698-1088

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Meningiomas
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acoustic Neuroma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Bovis'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.

Dr. Bovis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bovis "My goal is to ensure the best and most compassionate care for patients with brain and spine disorders using the most advanced treatments in order to extend and improve the quality of their life."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bovis "My goal is to ensure the best and most compassionate care for patients with brain and spine disorders using the most advanced treatments in order to extend and improve the quality of their life.

The recommendations I give my patients are same ones I would offer my own family.

"Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease."

Hippocrates, c400 B.C."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Schwannoma
  • 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
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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20  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.

Education

  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester Mn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester Mn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Mayfield Clinic Cincinnati Oh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bovis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bovis' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bovis to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Bovis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Back in February 23 2017 Dr Bovis and Dr gleesen did surgery on my back I can't say what wonderful doctor's they are. I think I would have been in a wheelchair the rest of my life if these two wonderful surgeons. I owe them my life. I count my blessings everyday to them Thanks so much for all you...more
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Waited 8 long mths 4 this appt. Dr. Bovis walked in & QUICKLY explained diagnosis & recommendation w/o allowing me to ask questions as he talked or he would forget. Forget??? He does this daily, turn around look at the MRI & it should come quickly back to him, however I will forget my questions...more
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Dr. Bovis was very knowledgeable and informative in answering all my questions and concerns regarding my condition, the upcoming surgery and the recovery and follow up treatment. I never once felt that he was not qualified enough to do my surgery. I would definitely recommend him to my family &...more
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