Dr. Kevin Jackson, MD

Dr. Kevin Jackson, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o
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Dr. Kevin Jackson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 1950

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Neck Muscle Strain
normal
more than 79% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 64% of peers
Spinal Cord Injury
normal
more than 60% of peers

Dr. Jackson'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.

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

71  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

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 Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jackson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jackson's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jackson to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Jackson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Jackson recently did my back fusion. He explained ahead of time & then saw me in the recovery room & later that night in my room. He gave me what to expect & how long the healing process. Sometimes he talks very fast& you have to slow him down so you can get all your questions & concern...more
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Thank you Dr. Jackson for thr the procedure you performed on me. My quality of life has improved since 9/21/17. I still have a way to go with the physical therapy. The pain I was in for the last 8 years I can't find the words to describe. I was always angry and that affected everything and...more
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Terrible doctor! Horrible bedside manner! Very rude! Enters the room and doesn't shake your hand or barely acknowledge your existence. Talks down to you like he's better than you and doesn't listen. Very cold and didn't even help. All he recommended was acupuncture! Why did I even go there???...more
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My experience was horrible, traumatic, worst ever in my lifetime! Dr. Jackson didn't listen to me, explain my D/X or address my severe back pain with me in any form. He was distracted, non compassionate, not informative and did not recommend any form of treatment except surgery. He handed me a...more
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