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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Megan Shanks is Excellent. Dr. Shanks has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Megan Shanks, MD is board certified in Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine.

  • She has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shanks graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. She has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Illinois Medical District


Dr. Shanks has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 
  • Rush University Medical Center 
  • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Megan M Shanks MD is a female Neurologist, has 18 years of experience and practices in Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine.
Where does Dr. Megan M. Shanks practice?
Dr. Megan Shanks has 1 office location.
Dr. Megan Shanks practices Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine near Chicago, IL.
See Chicago Neurologists.