Denise Crute, MD, Neurosurgery, Rockford, IL


Neurosurgery Rockford, IL

Neurocritical Care

Neurocritical Care Specialist, Neurosurgeon

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  • I am a board-certified neurointensivist and neurosurgeon with strong interests in stroke and cerebrovascular disease, imaging and haptics as they relate to minimally invasive techniques, surgical rehearsal and education, telemedicine and international medical aid. I completed my Neurocritical Care Fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, my Neurosurgical Residency at Northwestern University Hospitals in Chicago, my medical degree (MD) and Neurophysiology Fellowship at the university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and my undergraduate degree (BS) at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
    I am also a medical illustrator and fine artist,welcoming commissions. My fine artwork may be seen and purchased through Mighty Spark Studio at http// or on Facebook.

Education & Training

  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityRESIDENCY
  • University of North Carolina School At Chapel Hill
    University of North Carolina School At Chapel HillPOST_DOCTORAL_FELLOWSHIP
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Northwestern University HospitalsRESIDENCY
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Mount Sinai School of MedicineFELLOWSHIP

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2005 - 2021
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 1996 - 2007
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1990 - 2023
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

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