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Neurological Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
23 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Frim is Excellent. Dr. Frim has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 2.7
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Frim, MD, PHD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 17 areas:
  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Injuries
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Vascular Tumor (Cavernous Hemangioma)

Education & Awards

Dr. Frim graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2011 - 2013)


Dr. Frim has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Evanston Hospital 
  • The University of Chicago Medicine 


  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew

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Additional Information
Dr. David M Frim MD and PHD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. David M. Frim practice?
Dr. David Frim has 3 office locations.
Dr. David Frim practices Neurological Surgery near Chicago, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Burr Ridge, IL.
See Chicago Neurological Surgeons.