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Dr. Tord Alden, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery*
4.7 (14)
Map Pin Small Chicago, IL
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Tord Alden, MD

Dr. Tord Alden, MD is a Pediatric Neurosurgery Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Pediatric Neurosurgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Rush Medical College and is affiliated with Ann and Robert H Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Alden, completed a residency at University of Virginia Health Sciences Center. Patients rated Dr. Alden an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Alden works at Practice in Chicago, 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. Alden's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
    225 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 227-4000
  2. 2
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    35422 Eagle Way, Chicago, IL 60678 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (773) 880-4000
  3. 3
    Childrens Memorial Hospital
    2300 N Childrens Plz, Chicago, IL 03363 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (773) 880-4000

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  • Ann and Robert H Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago

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    About Dr. Tord Alden, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pediatric 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
    • 1053307215
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle
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    Residency
    • University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
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    • The Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
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    Medical Education
    • Rush Medical College
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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