Dr. Michael Caron, MD

Dr. Michael Caron, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Michael Caron, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Northwestern Medical Group

676 N Saint Clair St Ste 2210

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana

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. Caron's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caron performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Caron performs this procedure more than 64% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caron treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Caron treats this condition more than 57% 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
Spondylosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caron treats Spondylosis more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Caron treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Caron's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." 

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1989
    Loyola University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1982
    Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Caron's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Caron

4.1

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Caron's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Michael Caron, MD
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I met four doctors to get various opinions on my cervical condition and see who would be the best match for me. After meeting with Dr. Caron I knew he was the guy for me. He was very thorough in explaining my options and he didn't push me to surgery. I eventually did get surgery and I feel 100...Read More
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I'm so thankful to have had him do my brain surgery and to have him as my doctor. He came to see me every single day while in the hospital and always made me feel 10 times more positive on the outcome and he did an amazing 7 hour surgery. He is so smart and knowledgeable and not only made me know...Read More
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An extremely dedicated surgeon. Dr Caron thoroughly explains your medical condition, provides a complete and direct approach to resolve, and provides absolute surgical perfection. Looking for the very best, stay with Dr Caron thank you
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Insurance accepted

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AARP
Aetna
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Ambetter
Beacon Health Strategies
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred PPO
Medicare Select HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO
Blue Precision HMO
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
GWH Open Access Plus POS
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
CorVel
Worker's Compensation WC
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care HMO
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
HFN
HFN PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Gold Plus HMO
Humana HMO
Medicaid MMA HMO
Medicaid
Medicaid of Illinois
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS
PHCS PPO
Preferred Network Access
Preferred Network Access PPO
Three Rivers Provider Network
Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
Tricare
Standard
TRICARE Reserve Select
UniCare
UniCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
Choice HMO
Choice Plus HMO
Choice Plus PPO
Core PPO
Medicare Advantage
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Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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