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UChicago Faculty Physicians

Engin Yilmaz, MD, PhD

Clinical Associate of Neurology

Engin Yilmaz, MD, PhD, is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in treating stroke, cerebrovascular disease and neuromuscular disease. He has additional expertise in electromyography (EMG) and botulinum toxin (Botox) injections for the treatment of spasticity and headaches.

Dr. Yilmaz believes in treating the whole patient and is committed to ensuring that patients and their families understand all treatment options and the treatment process.

Dr. Yilmaz earned his medical degree from Ankara University in Ankara, Turkey. He completed his internship and residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. Dr. Yilmaz also completed a fellowship in vascular neurology and clinical neurophysiology at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.

He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Vascular Neurology.

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Vascular Neurology
  • Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • English

Medical Education

  • Ankara University School of Medicine; Ankara University

Internship

  • Loyola University Medical Center

Residency

  • Loyola University Medical Center

Fellowship

  • Indiana University School of Medicine; Indiana University School of Medicine

  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)

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