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Dr. Michael Walsh, MD

Neurosurgery*
2.0 (9)
Map Pin Small Lake Forest, IL
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Michael Walsh, MD

Dr. Michael Walsh, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Lake Forest, IL. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital. Dr. Walsh, completed a residency at Ohio State University Hospital|University Of Vermont Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Walsh an average 2.0 star rating.

Dr. Walsh works at Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group in Lake Forest, IL with other offices in Huntley, IL, Grayslake, IL and McHenry, IL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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. Walsh's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Northwestern Medicine Neurology- Lake Forest
    1000 N Westmoreland Rd # 3, Lake Forest, IL 60045 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 535-7658
  2. 2
    Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
    10350 Haligus Rd Ste Cc, Huntley, IL 60142 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 535-7271
  3. 3
    Northwestern Medicine Neurosurgery Grayslake Outpatient Center - Pavilion C
    1475 E Belvidere Rd Ste 185, Grayslake, IL 60030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 535-7271
  4. 4
    Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
    4309 W Medical Center Dr Ste B305, McHenry, IL 60050 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 535-7271

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Upper Back Pain
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Endoscopic Spine Surgery
Epidural Block
Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc Surgery
Laminoforaminotomy
Laminoplasty
Neuroplasty
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Fracture Treatment
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Anthem
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    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Cofinity
    • Community Care Alliance of Illinois
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Family Health Network
    • First Health
    • Galaxy Health Network
    • HAP Insurance
    • Health Net
    • HealthLink
    • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    • HFN
    • Humana
    • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
    • Medicaid
    • Meridian Health Plan
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • Private HealthCare Systems
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    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Viant
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    About Dr. Michael Walsh, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Dutch
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    NPI Number
    • 1922211788
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Utah
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Ohio State University Hospital|University Of Vermont Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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