Dr. Tord Alden, MD

Dr. Tord Alden, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Tord Alden, MD is a pediatric neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1995 and specializes in pediatric neurosurgery and neurosurgery.

225 E Chicago Ave # 17-456

Chicago, IL 60611

Contact Information

(312) 227-4220

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
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Dr. Alden's Experience

Dr. Alden's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

10  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Scoliosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Vascular Disease

8  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spine Surgery

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.


  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • The Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Virginia Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Auckland Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alden to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Alden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Awful! Never listened to a word that was said. He was judgmental and egotistical. He clearly had no clue about my son's condition even though he was a self proclaimed specialist in that area. He went so far as to claim my 15 year old was faking it. He then suggested that he go to the pain clinic to...more
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I was referred to Dr. Alden for my 4 year old sons brachial plexus injury. Dr Alden gave us the best experience we've ever had during our consultation. We never felt rushed, he waited patiently as we asked any question that came to mind. The appointment was only over when we were ready for it to be...more
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Great doctor who takes genuine interest in patient and explaining diagnosis. Very thorough, doesn't make you feel rushed, and takes time to answer your questions no matter how simple they may seem. Wish more doctors were like him!
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