Dr. Sheldon Lazar, MD

Dr. Sheldon Lazar, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 77
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Dr. Sheldon Lazar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1965 and specializes in neurosurgery.

800 Austin St

Evanston, IL 60202

Contact Information

(847) 328-4451

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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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. Lazar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lazar treats Myelopathy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lazar treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lazar treats Spine Disorders more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Lazar treats this condition more than 71% 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
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lazar treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Lazar treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Lazar's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
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
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Sheldon Lazar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1965 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1970
    University Of Illinois At Chicago Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1970
  • 1967
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1967
  • 1966
    Cook Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1966
  • 1965
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School
    1965

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lazar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lazar

3.9

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
26.666666666666668%
(4)

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What People Say About Dr. Sheldon Lazar, MD
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Dr. Lazar performed a surgery for my spinal stenosis on 12/21/2015 in St. Francis Hosp. The surgery lasted 6 hours. During my one week recovery period in hospital he was checking on me every day - including weekends. Before surgery, I could not walk or stay longer than 7 minutes. After one month...Read More
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4 levels Laminectomy 8 years ago, diagnostics and discussion about today situation.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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Evanston Hospital

Evanston, IL

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