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 doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 20-100

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 Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)

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
3.5
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Macken's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
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 helped turn my life around during a difficult time for me medically.
in Chicago, IL |
If you want a cold, unsympathetic neurologist, this is your man.
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Dr. Macken accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • HFN
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
    UniCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Macken has admitting privileges

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
660 N Westmoreland Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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