Dr. Harel Deutsch, MD

Dr. Harel Deutsch, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Harel Deutsch, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

University Neurosurgery

1725 W Harrison St Ste 855

Chicago, IL 60612
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Deutsch'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.

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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16  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

  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Deutsch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Deutsch's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Deutsch to family and friends
33 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Deutsch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

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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I made an appointment with Dr Deutsch after 2 years of trying to find the right doctor and the right procedure. I am 5 months out from ADR on L5-S1. The original pain is gone, just working on rebuilding muscles and nerves. Only complaint is, of all the time I spent at RUSH I talked with the Dr....more
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I am a 64 year old male. I herniated my disk at L4 L5 seven years ago. Initial treatment included PT, injections and ultimately a microdiscectomy.. Pain returned and I went through another round of PT, injections and then a laminectomy. Pain ultimately returned again and I found Dr. Deutsch...more
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I suffered for 13 years with severe low back pain. I had no disc left. I had vertabrae on vertebrae with complete nerve root compression. I met with Dr. Deutsch and he recommended an artificial disc replacement. I was so nervous. Disc replacement was the best decision I ever made! I was up and...more
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I feel like if someone has a lower class of insurance, he does not want to be bothered. He has performed one surgery on me and has basically kicked me to the curb, now iam in the hospital due to symptoms related to all my spinal conditions and he hasn't showed his face not once!!! Terribly rude...more
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