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Dr. Ricky Wong, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 36

Dr. Wong

Dr. Ricky Wong, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Tufts University in 2008 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular disorders, and more.


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(847) 570-1440

Dr. Wong accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Buckeye Community Health Plan
Medicare
Cigna
Cofinity
Coventry Health Care
Galaxy Health Network
Health Net
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Medicaid of Illinois
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Tricare
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Zurich
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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. Wong's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wong treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Wong treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Wong performs this procedure more than 96% 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

Dr. Wong's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Astrocytoma
  • Awake Brain Surgery
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cholesterol Granuloma
  • Chordoma
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

About Me

I treat each patient as if they were a member of my family. I walk each patient through their diagnosis, imaging, and management options - whether they are surgical or not. If something requires surgery, I aim for the least invasive and safest option. 

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2015
University of South Florida/All Children's Hospital/Tampa General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2014
University of Chicago Hospitals and Health System
Residency Hospital
2009
University of Chicago Hospitals and Health System
Internship Hospital
2008
Tufts University
Medical School
2004
New York University
Undergraduate School
2015
2014
2009
2008
2004

Languages

  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Wong's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wong

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Wong performed clipping surgery on my 60 year old mother who had an un-ruptured aneurysm in her brain. I am amazed and inspired to say the least by he and his teams work. Every person at North Shore hospital who took care of my mom from the neurosurgery team to the ICU staff were so gentle and...Read More
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Dr. Wong is the most carrying doctor to ever treat patients after strokes. He literally saved my grandmother live who adores him. My family will be forever grateful to him and his staff.
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Dr Wong states that he treats patients like they are family members. I could not agree me. We truly felt like his family. I can not say enough great things about Dr Wong but we were blessed to have him as our doctor. Dr Wong preform brain surgery on my wife and considering the difficult...Read More
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Dr Wong was fantastic. He was very thorough in talking with me and my family. His confidence made us very comfortable compared to other surgeons. In an unfortunate circumstance of neurological surgery I myself would want him to operate on me.
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I had an excellent experience with Dr. Wong. From his personal interaction to his technical skill this is a terrific individual and someone that I can highly recommend. I'm sorry if my enthusiasm is so strong but that's how I feel! (And typically I'm much more critical of the doctors that I've...Read More
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Evanston, IL

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