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About Dr. David M Frim

Dr. David M Frim, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Burr Ridge, IL, with another office in Chicago, IL. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Frim has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

32 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David M Frim is Great. Dr. David M Frim has been rated by 32 patients. From those 32 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. David M Frim is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

University Chicago Physician Group

180 Harvester Dr Ste 110
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
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University Of Chicago Medicine

5841 S Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
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Specialties

Dr. David M Frim has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Expertise

    23 Expertise

  • Craniotomy
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Brain Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Aneurysm
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Glioblastoma
  • Vascular Tumor (Cavernous Hemangioma)
  • Brain Tumor
  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Brain Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Brain Injuries
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Stroke
  • Laminectomy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuroendocrinology

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Reviews

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Five Stars

The best.

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Five Stars

I saw Dr. Frim for treatment of congenital hydrocephalus that was diagnosed as an adult. He is a caring and intelligent doctor. Great bedside manner! He will spend as long as it takes to answer your questions and concerns. That being said, you will have to wait. His willingness to spend as much time as necessary with patients makes him run late. Every time I have seen him, he is running at least an hour or more behind schedule. I am more than willing to wait for a doctor of his expertise and compassion. He was my second and last opinion on my condition. He performed a successful surgery and I now see him regularly for follow up appointments.

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Disturbing

This doctor gets mixed reviews and it is understandable - he seems very good at covering up what he doesn't know. I asked around about his reputation and soon found out that many people across the country (neurosurgeons and pediatric neurosurgeons) consider him to be a quack. When I saw him, I got that sense as well and quickly left.

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Ellen

Dr. Frim saved our son. We were at another major children's hospital up the Lake Shore and they were doing nothing to save our son. We were transported to U of C where doctor Frim fixed our son's problem, so he could be living at home instead of hospitals. We will always be grateful to him!

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The absolute best...and worth waiting for.

Dr. Frim may well have saved our child's life.After another neurosurgeon "botched" the surgery, we traveled out of state to Chicago to see Dr. Frim. He re-operated and was shocked at the poor condition our child was in. We've been with him ever since.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2016, 2009)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2011, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2013, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1988

  • Massachusetts General Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. David M Frim accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • SIHO Insurance Services
    • SIHO Network
  • Sagamore Health
    • Sagamore Plus
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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