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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Tord Alden is Excellent. Dr. Alden has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Tord Alden, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Cancer
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Diseases
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Alden graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Alden has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital 
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Tord D Alden MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Tord D. Alden practice?
Dr. Tord Alden has 6 office locations.
Dr. Tord Alden practices Neurological Surgery near Westchester, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Chicago, IL and Tinley Park, IL.
See Westchester Neurological Surgeons.