Dr. Ricky Wong, MD

Dr. Ricky Wong, MD

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Dr. Ricky Wong, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Tufts University in 2008 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular disorders, and more.Read his story

2650 Ridge Ave

Evanston, IL 60201

Contact Information

(847) 570-1440

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 99% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Wong's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wong "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. I specialize in complex brain surgery: -Skull base surgery -Pituitary surgery -Cerebrovascular surgery -Brain aneurysms -Arteriovenous malformations -Trigeminal neuralgia -Hemifacial spasm -Glossopharyngeal neuralgia -Carotid stenosis -Brain tumors Procedures I perform: -Keyhole minimally invasive brain surgery -Endoscopic minimally invasive brain surgery -Endoscopic endonasal minimally invasive brain surgery -Aneurysm clipping -Awake brain surgery -Microvascular decompression -Carotid endarterectomy"
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This content was provided by Dr. Wong "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. "

5  Specialties

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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Wong does not have any board certifications listed.

87  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cholesterol Granuloma
  • Chordoma
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • 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 Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
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20  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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wong has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wong's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wong

4.6

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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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Chicago, IL – Jun 29, 2017
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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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Raleigh, NC – Feb 22, 2017
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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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Skokie, IL – Dec 31, 2016
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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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GK in Glenview, IL – Nov 22, 2016
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wonderful.. intuitive.. saved my life!
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Caelan Mys in Evanston, IL – Oct 22, 2016
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