George E. DePhillips, MD

George E. DePhillips, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Neurological Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Brain Trauma
  • Spine Degenerative Disease
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spine Trauma
  • Spine Tumors

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Rush University Medical College - 1984
Internship:
Rush University Medical Center - 1985
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1991

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Palos Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

161 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

54 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

54 Reviews

August 30, 2023

5.0

He really explains everything extremely well! Great bedside manner kinda Dr.

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August 29, 2023

5.0

He is extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and timely and displays an impeccable, professional, decorum. Furthermore, while speaking to my elderly father, he took the extra time to talk slowly, clearly, and loud enough in an effort to help him understand what was causing his mobility issues.

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August 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. DePhillips has ax extraordinary way of working with patients that brings confidence and compassion to bear. I am very comfortable with trusting such critical surgery to him.

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August 18, 2023

4.0

informative

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August 17, 2023

5.0

I like the doctor a lot that's the reason I gave him that score he told me exactly what was going on with me and my body there it is

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. DePhillips is very easy to talk to and listens to whatever I had to say.

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August 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. De Phillips does a fabulous job with educating and not rushing the visit.

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Great doctor, shows concern, respect and is patient when explaining things to you.

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July 26, 2023

5.0

Nicest neurosurgeon I've met. He explained everything in detail. He seemed genuinely concerned with finding my problem, tho it remains elusive.

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July 20, 2023

5.0

Clear and easy going.

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Took his time to explain everything regarding my visit, making sure that I understood everything.

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July 18, 2023

4.0

Firist follow up office visit - did not remember seeing me in the hospital. Somewhat concerened having a broken back.

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July 13, 2023

5.0

Extremely very highly intelligent Doctor Very focused

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July 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. DePhillips is very easy to talk to and answers all questions without hesitation.

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June 15, 2023

5.0

Excellent communication in regards to my condition and options available

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Same as above, excellent care

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June 08, 2023

5.0

His chair side manner.

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June 08, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor

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June 06, 2023

5.0

The manner in which he conveyed information to me, the patient. I was able to comprehend all the MRI info after his examination.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

Dr DePhillips took his time explaining everything to me and did not rush me

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June 01, 2023

5.0

Best Neurosurgeon Surgeon.Very High rate of success

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May 31, 2023

5.0

He cares for his patients!

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. DePhillips was not only excellent at explaining my medical options but explaining the risks involved. It made me feel like a partner in my medical plan and not just being told what I should do.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Very personable and explained options available.

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May 10, 2023

5.0

Professional, courtesy, and comprehensive

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May 08, 2023

5.0

Eary going and clear.

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May 05, 2023

5.0

Doctor was very pleasant and took a lot of time explaining my problem and what he had to do to relieve my problems

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April 20, 2023

5.0

Very clear

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April 17, 2023

5.0

Great successful history in his field

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April 03, 2023

5.0

Very clear.

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April 03, 2023

5.0

He was kind. He tried to explain things to me.

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March 25, 2023

5.0

He is through and easy to understand

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March 24, 2023

5.0

The doctor made me feel very comfortable about having my best interest in mind. Very professional.

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March 21, 2023

5.0

Treated me with respect and answered our questions.

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March 12, 2023

5.0

Very caring and knowledgeable also great bed side manner

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February 09, 2023

1.0

He suggested other hospitals to get my surgery done at outside of NWMed. Every time I talked to him I had to wait on the phone for him to review my chart, he was late to every appointment, ordered imaging that I had already had ordered by him and once I pointed that out he confirmed I was right. He didn’t take the time to learn about my situation or take any steps to guide me in my care.

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January 12, 2023

5.0

Expertise.

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January 12, 2023

5.0

Doctor took time with me explained my problems

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January 05, 2023

5.0

Thorough. Easy to understand. Concern for patient. Knowledge. Shows reason for diagnosis.

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Very clear in explanations.

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November 22, 2022

5.0

Dr Dephillips did surgery on my neck, and he took very good care of me. He and Paige are both caring and concerned about my recovery and doing the best for me.

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November 08, 2022

5.0

Takes time to explain everything. Knew what my symptoms were by his exam. Tells it like it is.

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November 03, 2022

5.0

Took the time to really talk to me

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October 31, 2022

5.0

Dr DePhillips was very thorough and caring and prompt with his explanations about my surgery

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October 16, 2022

5.0

You can tell when someone knows what they're doing and talking about its like he can feel you're pain when he's explaining your injuries.

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October 10, 2022

5.0

Professional

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October 09, 2022

5.0

Same as above, also took a lot of time with me explaining how, what, why, etc.

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October 03, 2022

5.0

Great bed side manner

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September 21, 2022

5.0

He is very smart and knows a lot of the pain you're going through

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September 21, 2022

5.0

Same as above. Very personable

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September 12, 2022

5.0

Dr DePhillips really took the the time to explain my condition and the options to care for my back issues

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September 12, 2022

5.0

As above. Time & details given

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September 07, 2022

5.0

Very good bedside manners,

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September 01, 2022

5.0

Explained all in easy to understand terms

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