Danny Bega, MD

Danny Bega, MD

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Primary Specialty

Movement Disorders

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Botox Injections (Botulinum Toxin)
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Tic Disorders
  • Wilson's Disease

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Rush University Medical College - 2009
Internship:
Rush University Medical Center - 2010
Residency:
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School - 2013
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2014

Media

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

1037 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable, smart with excellent people skills. He always takes time to listen and make you feel that you are the most important patient. Thank you Doctor Bega !

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Explains quirks of my condition very well.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Best doctor I have ever had

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Dr.Bega has become a member of my family. He shows compassion and genuine caring when I’m there!👌👌👍👍

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March 29, 2022

5.0

He is knowledgeable kind and I have recommended him to others

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March 26, 2022

5.0

Always pleased with service at NWM, every team member.

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March 26, 2022

5.0

His caring and calm demeanor put you at ease in difficult situations.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bega is very accommodating with his busy schedule to squeeze me in and is the best!

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March 22, 2022

5.0

I am sure he knows what he is doing.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Dr Bega is extremely knowledgeable about Parkinson’s Disease and uses that knowledge to provide care available. He is truly a doctor with a big heart for his patients.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Competent Dr.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

treatment works. includes my input

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March 14, 2022

5.0

He makes himself accessible. Great bedside manner

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March 12, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bega is a caring doctor.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Love him.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Most knowledgeable neurologist I’ve experienced.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr Bega is always kind, patient, professional, thorough.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Calm, respectful , listens, knowledgeable.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bega is like an archeologist looking and listening to help the patient in the best way possible.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Very good Dr

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Dr Bega and Assistant are both very thorough, and listen to what I’m saying. Always preparing me for the next progression of the disease before it occurs.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bega is wonderful.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Explains everything

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February 22, 2022

5.0

He Explains everything in detail very good

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bega takes time with his patients, is very kind and always listens to any concerns.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

Attentive to my needs

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bega is very knowledgeable and responsive

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Informative, personable

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Because Dr. Bega is the best.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

He is very helpful and his knowledge is stupendous.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

know what he is doing and cares

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Dr Bega is very prompt. He's very caring, and he's very nice. He make sure you don't have any questions, and that you are happy with the care he has given you. If you have any questions he is willing to listen without you feeling rushed.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

He listens, and his treatments have helped very much.

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bega is great. He is always professional, thorough and understanding.

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February 05, 2022

5.0

He sat and talked to me about anything I needed to know and made sure all my questions were answered.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Excellent care. Listens.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Excellent care; very knowledgeable; kind manner.

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January 29, 2022

5.0

Caring, knowledgeable, good listener, gives alternative views to treatments, supportive of me as a patient!

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January 29, 2022

5.0

Excellent - listens and understand problems.

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January 29, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bega is a quick study. He asks the right questions to pinpoint the problem before he offers his final remarks. I know this is what all doctors are supposed to do, but his interaction with the patient is an unexpected pleasure.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

He really cares and listens

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Because he's the best

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January 26, 2022

5.0

He is a great listener and gives a multitude of care options. This makes the patient feel like they have an active role in their care.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

He explains issues very effectively.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

He is an experienced, extremely knowledgeable physician/specialist. A leader in his field B

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bega has an honest and through manner!

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January 22, 2022

5.0

He is a great doctor

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Very caring

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January 20, 2022

5.0

He was very tuned in to small details and took time to explain everything to me.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Explains everything very well. Great doctor!

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January 19, 2022

5.0

Clear Diagnosis.

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January 18, 2022

4.0

Dr. Bega is experienced and intelligent

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bega is exceptional not only as a top neurologist in his field but also his empathy and commitment to his patients. He gave my mom a much better quality of life through his Huntington trials. Maggie, his assistant, is always there to help! I may face HD in my upcoming years and hope to have Dr. Bega's team there for me!

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January 17, 2022

5.0

He REALLY listened to my concerns!

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January 15, 2022

5.0

Highly regarded doctor. Spent time with me answered my questions. Explained medicine.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Begga is very very knowledgeable…goes out of the box

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Very courteous

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January 11, 2022

5.0

The doctor did a good.job with my. Career for

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January 08, 2022

5.0

Engaged.

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January 08, 2022

5.0

I come with depression and leave with Hope. Dr. Bega has always new ideas how to medicate myself.

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable about my history, proactively recommends actions

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January 04, 2022

5.0

He is very professional. Well educated, answers questions and listens to the patient.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Very attentive, knowledgeable and professional

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December 25, 2021

5.0

Listens to you and works with you to improve your situation.

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December 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bega is professional & informative, He listens to patient concerns and gives educated, simplistic answers that one can understand. He also has a caring manner.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

very professional and caring

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Helping me and taking care

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Personable, extremely professional and easy to talk to. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

He takes his time, is thorough, and connects well with patient

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, easy to deal with, amiable.

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December 17, 2021

5.0

He has solutions for any issue I have and his recommendation for moderate to strenuous exercise to curb PD symptoms has kept my PD from advancing .

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bega has done an excellent job administering my Botox shots!

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable. Good bedside manner.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Bega is a nice human and it comes through in his care.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Very kind and compassionate manner and explains things simply so the patient can understand.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Very thorough in his exam. He also raised questions that others didn’t and was very personable.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Personable

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December 09, 2021

5.0

He’s not Rash with the patient take his time Explaining he’s answering every question thank you

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December 07, 2021

5.0

While his assistant spent more time with me, Dr. Bega was up to speed on the details of my illness and had excellent insights and suggestions.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

He gives excellent explanations for his decisions and recommendations. In addition, he demonstrates concern for my total health and care.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Very professional

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Dr Bega is a brilliant clinician who is also very caring and compassionate.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Smart and kind

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bega is the reason I go to Northwestern for my Parkinson's care. He is a leader in his field. He really cares about my well being. He listens to my other issues and helps me understand how they may impact my Parkinson's. Just a wonderful person.

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November 20, 2021

5.0

The appointment is always on time (no wait - remarkable) and Bega himself is knowledgeable and gives all the time you neeed.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Caring professional knowledgeable

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November 17, 2021

5.0

He not only knows current methods & medicine for my disease but is also looking to research new methods and medicines. Under his care, my chronic disease isn't staying the same or getting worse its getting better which I never dreamed would be possible

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Professional, caring, thorough and direct

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bega is a strong member of your team.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bega is a pleasure to see and we value his opinions and recommendations.

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November 14, 2021

4.0

I am happy with Dr. Bega. He listens to my concerns and considers my current age and state in life in discussing care options and is careful in recommending courses that are likely to work and practical for me to undertake.

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November 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bega is wonderful, he’s smart, caring and knowledgeable.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Knowledge,care and compassion was outstanding. Extremely thorough and patient.

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November 10, 2021

5.0

He takes ahis time be sure to explain everything to you

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Thru him I have a better understanding of my disease.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Great demeanor & takes time with difficult issues

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Competant, caring, knowledgeable

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November 04, 2021

5.0

He answered all of our questions. And made sure we were doing okay.

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October 30, 2021

5.0

Understandable consultation

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Great understanding of my problems, explanations completely straightforward and simple.

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Disclosures

Industry Relationships

Consulting / Related Activities

Faculty member engaged in activities such as speaking, advising, consulting, or providing educational programs for the following companies or other entities

  • Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Acsel Health
  • Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Allergan, Inc.
  • American Neurological Association
  • Clearview Healthcare Partners, LLC
  • Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. (GLG)
  • Guidepoint Global, LLC
  • Kyowa Kirin International
  • Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.
  • Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd.)
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.
  • Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc.

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