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Dr. Amy Heimberger, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.9 (17)
Map Pin Small Chicago, IL
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Amy Heimberger, MD

Dr. Amy Heimberger, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Washington School of Medicine and is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Woodstock Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital. Dr. Heimberger, completed a residency at Duke University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Heimberger an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Heimberger works at Northwestern Medicine Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute in Chicago, IL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Heimberger's Office Locations

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    Northwestern Medicine Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute
    675 N Saint Clair St Ste 18-200, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 695-8143

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Northwestern Medicine Woodstock Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital

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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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    4.9
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    About Dr. Amy Heimberger, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1235220955
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Duke University Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Duke University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Duke University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Washington School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Heimberger works at Northwestern Medicine Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute in Chicago, IL. View the full address on Dr. Heimberger’s profile.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Heimberger. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Heimberger.

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