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About Dr. George K Bovis

Dr. George K Bovis, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Park Ridge, IL. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Bovis is affiliated with Medical Care Group of Elk Grove Village and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Dr. Bovis has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

26 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. George K Bovis is Great. Dr. George K Bovis has been rated by 26 patients. From those 26 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. George K Bovis is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Center Of Brain And Spine Surgery Sc

1875 Dempster St Ste 410
Park Ridge, IL 60068
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Specialties

Dr. George K Bovis 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

    13 Expertise

  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Craniotomy
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Laminectomy
  • Basal Ganglia Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Glioblastoma
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Aneurysm
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Cancer
  • Neurosurgery

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Reviews

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Two Stars

He is the best period the best

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Five Stars

Dr. Bovis is an outstanding Physician. I had brain surgery and I could not be more impressed with him. He was so kind, attentive, patient and most of all a very skill full surgeon He spent time with my family prior to my surgery to address their concerns. The follow up care was as good as the pre-surgery care as Dr. Bovis sees you through to the end of your treatment. My only negative, and it is a big one, is his staff. They are rude, argumentative and you do not get called back if you leave a message. Trying to speak with the Doctor is next to impossible. The entire office staff needs to be cleaned out and new staff who actually wants to serve patients should be hired. It is a shame that such a fine Doctor's reputation is impacted by the fact that his staff is in need of some courses in people skills, manners and caring and concern for people.

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C5-6 Anterior Discectomy With Fusion

Dr. Bovis is fabulous. He is warm, caring and takes great pains to explain everything, answering every question in as much detail as you can handle. His staff, on the other hand, seems to work against the patients. They are uncaring, insulting and condescending. They do not call back when they say they will and my Physical Therapist finally had to page Dr. Bovis to get my physical therapy moved along, having waited 3 weeks for answers going through his staff. But I have full range of motion and no more pain thanks to the doctor. Kudos to Dr. Bovis!!!

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Patient and RN in Critical Care

Dr. Bovis recommended that I not do surgery without trying steroid injections and physical therapy first. His approach to surgery is much less invasive than what other neurosurgeons had offered me. I have seen his work on patients in the hospital. He is consciencious, considerate, and skilled in his work. I feel fortunate to have his guidance through my herniated disc injury.

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Epidermoid Tumor - Trigeminal Neuralgia

Excellent and perfect diagnosis. Dr Bovis is very professional. Conservative and not a risk taker with other peoples life. The care and treatment provided to me was world class. My problem was solved and BTW it was a -5- year and he provided the right strategy over that time period.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2009, 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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012, 2011, 2014)

    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 5th Anniversary Award (2012)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Bovis is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • University Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. George K Bovis accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL BlueCare Direct
    • BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Center Of Brain And Spine Surgery Sc, 1875 Dempster St Ste 410, Park Ridge, IL
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