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Dr. Richard Byrne, MD

Dr. Richard Byrne, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 54


Dr. Richard Byrne, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(312) 767-4365

Dr. Byrne accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
CorVel
Humana
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Physicians' Care Network
Physicians Care Network
Preferred Network Access
Private HealthCare Systems
Union Health Service
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization

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. Byrne's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Byrne performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Byrne performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Byrne performs Brain Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Byrne performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Meningiomas
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Byrne treats Meningiomas more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Byrne treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma

Dr. Byrne's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • 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
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

A majority of my practice is brain tumor surgery. I also do epilepsy surgery, and I do surgery for trigeminal neuralgia and other functional disorders of the nervous system. I've gone through this thousands of times, and I've operated on well more th...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Rush Presby St Luke's M C
Residency Hospital
1992
Rush-Presbyterian St Lukes Hosp
Internship Hospital
1991
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
1991

Awards

Dr. Byrne's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Byrne

4.6

Based on 9 reviews

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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Richard Byrne, MD
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Dr.Byrne and Dr. Wiet saved my life. The very best of surgeons. Dr. Byrne is exceptional. It was a very stressful time in my life and he helped me to be more positive and to have a more positive outlook. To that I'm grateful. Being able to start thinking positive and having total faith in my Dr's...Read More
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