Dr. Micheal Macken, MD

Dr. Micheal Macken, MD

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51 y/o
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Dr. Micheal Macken, MD is a neurology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University College Galway (Ireland) in 1990 and specializes in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St

Chicago, IL 60611
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Epilepsy
very high
more than 91% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers
Ataxia
normal
more than 63% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Macken ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "
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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
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Board Certifications

  • Epilepsy
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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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

  • University College Galway (Ireland)
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University College Hospital (London)
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Macken has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Macken does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Macken and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Macken's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Macken to family and friends
3.2
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Macken's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Chicago, IL
Dr. Macken is the best medical practitioner I have had in any field, let alone Neurology. His staff is excellent and he carries with him the gravitas of a faculty member while also being extremely approachable. I just can't say enough good things about this doctor and his staff-- he really...more
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in Chicago, IL
If you want a cold, unsympathetic neurologist, this is your man.
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