Dr. Michael Walsh, MD

Neurosurgeon at Northwestern Medicine Spine Center

Meet Dr. Michael Walsh, MD

Dr. Walsh is a board-certified and fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with Northwestern Medicine Spine Center.

He specializes in spine surgery, utilizing the latest techniques to treat neurological and spine disorders.

Dr. Walsh at a Glance

  • Dr. Walsh works closely with patients, helping them recover from chronic back pain conditions and spinal injuries.
  • He treats patients in Grayslake, Lake Forest, and Chicago, IL.

Discuss your pain with Dr. Walsh.

Dr. Walsh is a member of Northwestern Medicine Spine Center

Directions to our primary location in Lake Forest, IL

How Dr. Michael Walsh, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Years in Practice

  • 16 Years


  • Medical School, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Ohio State University Hospital
  • Residency, University of Vermont Medical Center


  • Acute Pain
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatologic Diseases
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Computer-Assisted Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Accolades for Dr. Michael Walsh, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Neurosurgery - University of Utah

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Michael Walsh, MD

1200 N Westmoreland Rd Suite 100 Lake Forest, IL 60045 Driving Directions

Primary Location

1200 N Westmoreland Rd
Suite 100
Lake Forest, IL 60045


Monday 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday 8:00 - 5:00
Friday 8:00 - 5:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Accepts Most Exchange Plans
  • Accepts Most Government Plans

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