Dr. Roumen Balabanov, MD

Dr. Roumen Balabanov, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Roumen Balabanov, MD is a neurology specialist in Chicago, IL. He specializes in neurology.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Network Access
  • Self Pay

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Top Care Areas

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
more than 21% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

55  Conditions Treated

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3  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.


  • University of Chicago Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bulgarian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Roumen Balabanov, MD
He is the reason I am alive today. He listens to you and will fight for his patients. I need plex and when no one else agreed he fought to get it for me. He is my hero!
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Karin in Round Lake, IL – Mar 09, 2017
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The worst dr I have ever seen. Has 150 patients on his caseload, and therefore does not have time to spend with patients. Passes patients off to a nurse practictioner. Does not answer questions about treatments, just prescribes Tysabri. Zero patient care, can never get through to anyone in neuro...Read More
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JC254 in Soudan, MN – Sep 20, 2016
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I have been a patient of Dr. Balabanov for the past 5 years and he is the best neurologist I've ever seen. I feel heard when I see him, he is very knowledgable, and responds to all my questions and concerns. He has an excellent bedside manner that I had never experienced before with previous...Read More
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Betty in Littleton, CO – Apr 07, 2016
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