Dr. John Brayton, MD

Dr. John Brayton, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o
(32)

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Dr. John Brayton, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Winfield, IL. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

25 N Winfield Rd Ste 424

Winfield, IL 60190
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthLink
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group

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. Brayton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brayton treats Low Back Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Brayton treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Subdural Hemorrhage
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brayton treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Brayton treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brayton treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Brayton treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Brayton's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Back Injuries
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Ultrasound
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Hemorrhage
Intrauterine Device Management
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laser Microsurgery
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Injuries
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Successful care of the neurosurgical patient lies in attention to detail. From the initial visit, history, and evaluation to meticulous surgical technique and aftercare, every detail matters more in neurosurgery than any other field of medicine. P...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital
  • U Iowa Hosp
    Internship Hospital
  • Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical School

Awards

Dr. Brayton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brayton

4.6

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Brayton's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Brayton was very thorough when explaining my surgery and my options available. I had my surgery within two days of meeting with him. Not much time to think about it, but his expertise and confidence made me feel good with the fast decision I had to make. It has been almost 5 weeks from surgery...Read More
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I was Doctor Brayton's patient twice as a result of bad drivers hitting me. He removed two discs in my neck 15 years ago and replaced them with bones from a donor. A titanium bracket stabilized the neck while the bones completed fusing. The second car accident broke the screws holding the...Read More
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I have severe spinal stenosis which turned into chronic extreme pain daily down my left leg.Classic case of sciatica. I tried everything before heading down surgical path. My general physian suggested that I lose 20 pounds.Done.No pain relief.Then I went for weeks of physical therapy with with 3...Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice POS
Choice POS II
Elect Choice
Health Network Option
Limited Benefits Insurance Plan PPO
Managed Choice POS
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Open Access Aetna Select
Open Access Elect Choice
Open Access HMO
Open Access Managed Choice
Open Choice PPO
Peformance Network
Premier Care Network
Quality Point-of-Service POS
Savings Plus
Select
Traditional Choice
Voluntary Group Medical Plan
Alliance Health Care
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Medicare Advantage Choice Plus PPO
Medicare Advantage Choice Premier PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO
Cigna
Behavioral Health
Choice Fund Open Access Plus
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Global Health Benefits
GWH Open Access Plus POS
LocalPlus
Network Open Access
Open Access
Open Access HMO
Open Access Plus
Open Access POS
Shared Administration
Cigna-HealthSpring
Medicare Advantage HMO
Cofinity
Coventry Health Care
Advantra
Coventry Health Care HMO
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
CoventryOne HMO
Coventry Health Care of Illinois
Coventry Health Care of Illinois HMO
Coventry Health Care of Illinois POS
Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care) POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
HealthLink
HealthLink HMO
HealthLink PPO
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
HFN
Community Health Connect
Community Health Connect Elite
Community Health Connect Premier
HFN EPO
HFN PPO
HFN-10
HFN-20
HFN-Platinum
Worker's Compensation WC
Humana
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice POS POS
HMO Premier HMO
Humana PPO
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage HMO
National POS
National POS – Open Access POS
National Preferred Open Access
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Medicaid
Meridian Health Plan
Meridian Advantage Plan HMO-SNP
MultiPlan
Optum
Behavioral Health
Preferred Network Access
Private HealthCare Systems
UnitedHealthCare
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
Catalyst
Choice
Choice Plus
Core
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Options PPO
Select HMO
Select Plus EPO
Select Plus HMO
Select Plus POS
Value Options
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