Dr. Harel Deutsch, MD

Dr. Harel Deutsch, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male | 44 years old

University Neurosurgery
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Deutsch to family and friends
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based on 23 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Deutsch
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Deutsch's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (23)
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in Ottawa, IL |
the scar is barely visable because the stitches were sewn by the Dr. from the inside out. No one can tell I had anterior fusion on the C5-6. the best ever. I recommend this Dr. over all others.
in Bourbonnais, IL |
Dr. Deutsch is not the friendliest person when you first meet him, but he is a great surgeon. He fixed a failed back surgery from a herniated disc at L4-L5, then I re-herniated the same level from a car accident a year later. He was extremely cautious about suggesting surgery and wanted to give it time to try to heal on its own, but, alas, he will be performing a disc replacement on me in a few weeks and my husband and I are in full trust of him. I will always go to him and refer friends to him.
in Naperville, IL / Lisle, IL |
Dr. Deutsch is an outstanding neurosurgeon! Approximately 11 years ago there was a bone chip from a fall on my back that was pushing into my spinal cord. Other doctors had indicated spinal fusion was the remedy and it may have long lasting negative implications. I did not agree with them and enlisted a second opinion from Dr. Deutsch. Through a 30 minute laparoscopic day surgery procedure by Dr. Deutsch, my back was repaired. I have been without any back pain since. Great job!
in Naperville, IL |
He has completed fusions not only for my C4-C5, but three separate fusions over the years in my lumbar area, due to a congenital defect. I have the highest regard for Dr. Deutsch, as well as the greatest level of trust. I have always had excellent results, and have always been able to return to my every day activities. I encourage anyone requiring spinal surgery to please consider Dr. Deutsch for the best possible outcome for you or your loved one.
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Miami / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Mount Sinai Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 2003

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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