Harel Deutsch, MD

4.4
Rush University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Spine and Back Care; Neurosurgery Services
Languages:
English, Hebrew, Spanish
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Rush Employed Provider

About Me

We spend a lot of time with the patients -- seeing how their pain and their condition is affecting their quality of life -- not just looking at the X-ray and MRI and deciding on treatment based on that. We decide our treatment based on the patient’s condition and the MRI together.

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Locations & Appointments

Primary location
Rush Neurosurgery
Rush Neurosurgery
1725 W Harrison St
Professional Building
Suite 855
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 942-6644
(312) 942-2176
Directions

Credentials

Certifications

Neurological Surgery

Education and Training

Mount Sinai Medical Center - Neurological Surgery
Emory University Hospital - Neurological Surgery
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Back pain
Cervical disc replacement
Degenerative disc disease
Failed back syndrome
Herniated disc
Lumbar disc replacement
Motion preservation
Sciatica
Spinal deformity
Spinal instrumentation
Spinal stenosis
Spinal tumor
Spine surgery
Spine surgery, minimally invasive
Spine surgery, revision

Academics & Publications

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center. In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at Rush University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.

Insurance

Advocate Physician Partners
Aetna
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Affiliated Physician Group
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Community Medicaid (FHP & ICP)
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
CorVel
CountyCare
Coventry
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
IlliniCare YouthCare
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Mercy Physician Association
Meridian Health Plan
MultiPlan
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Community Health Partners
Northwest Suburban IPA
Physician Care Network
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Progress Health
Pronger-Smith Medical Care
Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
University of Chicago Health Plans
University of Illinois at Chicago

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Ratings and Reviews

Overall
4.4
Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
4.2
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.4
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.5
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.4
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.4
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Sep 2021
Dr. Deutsch and staff are very professional and personable. Listened to my concerns and answered all questions with a calm, reassuring demeanor.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
We are very glad to have been put in Dr. Deutsch's care. We thought he was very thorough, caring, and knowledgable
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jul 2021
it was a good experience - Dr. Deutsch is wonderful.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jun 2021
We have already recommended Dr. Deutsch.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
Dr. Deutsch carefully explained the xray findings, discussed what could be done, & allowed me to make my own decision. He explained what he would do during the surgery info on scar, 1 night in hospital.Nurses set up surgery date & follow up appointments.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
Dr. Deutsch is the only door I will see again regarding my cervical pain. Awesome experience.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
Dr. Deutsch was extremely clear about my options, he even asked if wanted time to decide.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
Dr. Deutsch is the best Doctor I've ever had. My back pain was to the point where I didn't even feel like living anymore but through his care he has given me new life. I couldn't be more happy. Every time I see him I tell him Thank you for saving my life.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
Dr. Deutsch and his Staff and Everyone at Rush have been GREAT !!!!!!!!!
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Feb 2021
Care provider A+.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Dec 2020
Dr. Deutsch is great!

Call (888) 352-7874 for help arranging an appointment

Primary location
Rush Neurosurgery
Rush Neurosurgery
1725 W Harrison St
Professional Building
Suite 855
Chicago, IL, 60612

Directions