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Amy L. Halverson, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Halverson is a colorectal surgeon in the Department of Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an associate professor in the Division of Gastrointestinal and Oncologic Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School. Dr. Halverson earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Utah where she majored in philosophy with an emphasis in medical ethics. In 1993, she received her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. Following her residency training in General Surgery at George Washington University, Dr. Halverson pursued a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, which is where her research interests focused on treating individuals with anal incontinence. Dr. Halverson’s clinical interests include anal incontinence and studying the effects of cancer treatments. Dr. Halverson also specializes in inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal stomas, fecal incontinence, ulcerative colitis and laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Columbia University College Physicians and Surgeons - 1993
  • Residency
    George Washington University Hospital - 1999
  • Fellowship
    Cleveland Clinic Hospital - 2000

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery

PRIMARY LOCATION


Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 21-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-1144
Monday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

SECONDARY LOCATION


Integrated Pelvic Health Program

676 N. Saint Clair

Arkes 950

Chicago, IL 60611

Monday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

SECONDARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 17-250

Chicago, IL 60611

Monday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Dysplasia
  • Anal Incontinence
  • Clinical Research
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon/Rectal Cancer
  • Colon/Rectal Surgery
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Hemorrhoid Problems
  • Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic J-Pouch Surgery
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Volvulus

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus