Dr. Robert Erickson, MD
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Neurosurgery | Male

Biography

Dr. Robert Erickson, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Libertyville, IL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Erickson is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, Evanston Hospital, Vista Medical Center East, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital and Advocate Condell Medical Center.

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Dr. Erickson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
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Dr. Erickson did a disk fusion for me. I was very scared but the pain was more than I could handle. Dr. Erickson listened to me and took a lot of notes and time with my visit.
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Dr. Erickson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Board Action

    Dr. Erickson has 1 board action

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    • Failure to disclose required information (5/16/2012)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Erickson, Robert K MD License # 036-066065

      Nature of Complaint

      The physician failed to respond within sixty days to a Departmental request regarding a mandatory report.

      Action Taken

      The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation has Reprimanded the physician’s Illinois medial license and issued a Fine in the amount of $1,000.00.

    • State: Illinois
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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Chicago

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Chicago Hospitals

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis