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Dr. Russell Nockels, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.5 (28)
Map Pin Small Maywood, IL
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Russell Nockels, MD

Dr. Russell Nockels, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Maywood, IL. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and is affiliated with Loyola University Medical Center and Palos Community Hospital. Dr. Nockels, completed a residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Nockels an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Nockels works at Practice in Maywood, IL with other offices in Arlington Heights, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Cord Injury, Spine Deformities and Myelopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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. Nockels' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Foster G. Mcgaw Hospital
    2160 S 1st Ave, Maywood, IL 60153 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (708) 216-0005
  2. 2
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    880 W Central Rd Ste 7200, Arlington Heights, IL 60005 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 618-4430

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • Palos Community Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



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Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Cord Decompression
Back Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Piriformis Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Fusion
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain Disorders
Broken Neck
Cancer
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Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Complete Spinal Cord Injury
Compressed Spinal Cord
Dural Tear
Ear Disorders
Fracture
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Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Coma
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Upper Back Pain
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
Brain Surgery
Disc Replacement
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    3.5
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    About Dr. Russell Nockels, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1750368635
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Queens Sq
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • NYU Langone Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Loyola University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Loyola University Chicago
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Russell Nockels, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Nockels is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Nockels has seen patients for Spinal Cord Injury, Spine Deformities and Myelopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nockels on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    28 patients have reviewed Dr. Nockels. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nockels.

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