Dr. Michael Caron, MD

Dr. Michael Caron, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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61 y/o
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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

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Top Care Areas

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Hydrocephalus
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more than 80% of peers
Brain Disorders
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more than 72% of peers
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
normal
more than 67% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Caron has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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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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Angela Blumeyer in Elgin, IL – May 05, 2016
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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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Court in Sugar Grove, IL – Jan 13, 2016
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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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scott in Glen Ellyn, IL – Dec 29, 2015
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