Dr. Joseph Illig, MD

Dr. Joseph Illig, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Joseph Illig, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurology.

2312 N Nevada Ave Ste 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Colorado Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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. Illig's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Illig treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Illig treats this condition more than 90% 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
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Illig treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Illig treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Neuroplasty
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Illig performs Neuroplasty more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Illig performs this procedure more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Illig's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Migraine
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

About Me

Care Philosophy

Colorado Springs Neurological Associates is committed to improving the lives of patients and their families by providing exceptional, compassionate, and high quality healthcare that promotes the dignity and well-being of the people we serve. Each pat...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Mayo Clinic School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1984
Mayo Clinic School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1983
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1975
Georgetown University
Undergraduate School
1989
1984
1983
1975

Awards

Dr. Illig's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Illig

4.5

Based on 106 reviews

5 Stars
83.01886792452831%
(88)
4 Stars
5.660377358490566%
(6)
3 Stars
0.9433962264150944%
(1)
2 Stars
0.9433962264150944%
(1)
1 Star
9.433962264150944%
(10)

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Dr. Illig was with my husband from March, 2017 in ER until he was released in September, 2017. My husband had a broken neck, C-2 and he had to heal naturally. Dr. Illig was with us all the way with constant follow-ups, instructions on what to expect next and constantly letting us know that things...Read More
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Worst experience of my life. Because of office politics, he denied even seeing me because 4 years ago I saw a different doctor in the office who saw me for 5 minutes and told me to deal with the pain as long as possible then come back to see them. He said I was awfully young as most people that...Read More
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I'm a healthy 33 year old male who woke up 1 day with back pain. worst pain you could ever imagine. I could not work, sit, stand, or do anything but lay. Dr. Illig was the ONLY doctor who knew EXACTLY what my problem was from the 1st day I met with him. He was knowledgeable, kind and he educated me...Read More
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From my first appointment with severe symptoms , surgery, and follow up my care has been excellent ! Would give a positive review
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Great bedside manner, and surgeon
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Colorado Springs Neurological Associates

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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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