Dr. Roger Lichtenbaum, MD

Dr. Roger Lichtenbaum, MD

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Dr. Roger Lichtenbaum, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1801 W Taylor St Ste 4E

Chicago, IL 60612

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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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. Lichtenbaum's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lichtenbaum treats Spondylosis more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Lichtenbaum treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lichtenbaum treats Spine Disorders more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Lichtenbaum treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Myelopathy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lichtenbaum treats Myelopathy more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Lichtenbaum treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

Dr. Lichtenbaum's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • 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
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Roger Lichtenbaum, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

New York University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2008
New York United Hospital Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2002
New York United Hospital Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2001
New York University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997
Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate School
2008
2002
2001
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Lichtenbaum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lichtenbaum

4.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
78.57142857142857%
(11)
4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(2)

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What People Say About Dr. Roger Lichtenbaum, MD
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Dr. Lichtenbaum did a spinal fusion surgery for my mom four months ago and we are so pleased with the results. He is an excellent surgeon and I highly recommend him to anybody.
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Dr Lictenbaum is an outstanding specialized skill neurosurgeon & spine specialist, skilled with interaction with people and personable, He takes his time explaining procedures and gives alternative options before surgery. He and the people he sees, plan an Health Care Plan together for a positive...Read More
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Roger Lichtenbaum, MD, was referred to me by my pain doctor when he no longer could help me. I have found Dr. Lichtenbaum's conservative approach to neurosurgery to fit me. He operated on my spine twice but in different regions and just as he predicted, my recovery took place. Together with his...Read More
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An excellent doctor who is caring and attentive
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
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