Dr. John Song, MD

Dr. John Song, MD

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48 y/o
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Dr. John Song, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Westchester, IL and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.

Neurological Surgery & Spine Surgery, S.C.

1 Westbrook Corporate Ctr Ste 800

Westchester, IL 60154
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Insurance Accepted

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

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. Song's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Song treats Spondylosis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Song treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Song treats Spine Disorders more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Song treats this condition more than 75% 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
Neuroplasty
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Song performs Neuroplasty more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Song performs this procedure more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Song's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
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
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
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

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Song, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Westchester, IL and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2009
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2009
  • 2005
    University of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 1998
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    Medical College of Georgia
    Medical School
    1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Song's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Song

3.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I was misdiagnosed. I went to see Dr. Song after months of sharp lower back pain. He didn't even order an MRI, but instead tried to sell me a back brace. I fortunately went to another doctor who not only recommended an MRI, but also discovered that I had a tumor growing on my spine. Do not...Read More
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This guy missed my lumbar spine stenosis. He didn't even examine me or read the MRI report. Months later when I was not getting better but worse I lost control or my bladder and am having the surgery I should have had 7 months ago. I would not recommend this so called doctor to anyone. Smug and...Read More
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Dr Song operated on my husband when he was still working at Northwestern Memorial hospital in Chicago. I brought my husband in a wheel chair to see him in emergency. He had a problem with his lower back discs, Dr Song seemed to be pleasant and knowledgeable. He recommended Minimally invasive...Read More
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
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