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Dr. Harel Deutsch, MD

Dr. Harel Deutsch, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 47


Dr. Harel Deutsch, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(312) 942-6644

Dr. Deutsch accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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. Deutsch's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deutsch treats Spine Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Deutsch treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deutsch performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Deutsch performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Deutsch performs Spinal Fusion more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Deutsch performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Deutsch's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

N/A

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Emory University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Mount Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
1996
University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
Medical School
2003
2002
1996

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Deutsch's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Deutsch

3.9

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
70.27027027027027%
(26)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
(1)
2 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
(1)
1 Star
24.324324324324323%
(9)

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Went to see him for an IME, after being sent to three different offices to track him down he showed up an hour later. I was shown to an office (not an exam room) I was ask 6 or 7 questions and sent on my way. I was never examined in any way. I don’t how he had any I as to my actual condition
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Dr. Deutsch suggested surgery for me but refused to write the letter my insurance needed to authorize it. All he would write was a useless 3 sentence statement. His staff was ridiculous to deal with. I left many messages for his lazy medical assistant who never called me back. Run hard and fast...Read More
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I always refer him....I was absolutely perfect after my surgery....The best surgeon....
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My meeting with Deutsch was the most unusual meeting, the visit was due to headaches disk replacement post-surgery, he was over 1.5 hours late, didn't say, "sorry" never asked me how I was feeling, or why I was there, didn't ask me much about the major surgery I underwent with disk replacement, ...Read More
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Dr. Deutsch and his entire care team are exceptional! Highly recommend! Only downside is somewhat prolonged wait times, but that is pretty much true of any doctor's office.
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