Dr. Jonathan Citow, MD

Dr. Jonathan Citow, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(59)
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Dr. Jonathan Citow, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Libertyville, IL. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

712 S Milwaukee Ave

Libertyville, IL 60048

Contact Information

(847) 362-1848

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • 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.

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 Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Colorado Health Services Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Citow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Citow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Citow to family and friends
3.7
based on 59 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (59)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Citow's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Carpentersville |
This is my second major surgery by Dr. Citow. First a triple fusion and scar tissue/nerve entrapment at L3 to S1 and then a double fusion at L1/L2 most recently. Both surgeries were flawless and and inside of two to three weeks i was back at work and riding my Harley all pain free! Hopefully this...more
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in Grayslake, IL |
Helped find thank you he correct diagnosis and recommended a treatment that really has changed the quality of my life for better.
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in Lake Zurich, IL |
Overall a tremendous experience. He cares and complete fixed my problem. Had he not persisted with additional tests, it would have gone undetected.
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in Barrington, IL |
Dr. Sitow clearly explained my back problem while reviewing the MRI and gave me comfort with his confidence in relieving my back pain. I feel almost no pain at all after surgery. I highly recommend Dr. Sitow.
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in Gurnee, IL |
My experience with Dr. Citow has been excellent & I highly recommend him. During my initial appointment, Dr. Citow was very thorough after reviewing my MRI. We discussed all the other non surgical options I had already attempted & they were unsuccessful. The only remaining option was a lumbar...more
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Dr. Citow accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Citow has admitting privileges

Advocate Condell Medical Center
801 S Milwaukee Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048
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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
450 W Il Route 22
Barrington, IL 60010
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Centegra Hospital - McHenry
4201 W Medical Center Dr
McHenry, IL 60050
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Evanston Hospital
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
660 N Westmoreland Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Vista Medical Center East
1324 N Sheridan Rd
Waukegan, IL 60085
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