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You First Neuro was established by Dr. Frank, a physician with 33 years of experience as an academic neurologist and thought leader in his field. Dr. Frank was a founder of his subspecialties of neurocritical care and vascular neurology (stroke), built two of the most reputable neurocritical care programs in the USA, conducted cutting-edge and field changing research, trained hundreds of medical students and doctors, and mentored colleagues from around the world. However, throughout all these accomplishments, Dr. Frank has always been known for his unique, practical, and compassionate approach to his patients and their families coupled with his openness to collaborate with other healthcare providers to affect the best care for every patient.

Ever since leaving academic medicine as a Professor of Neurology in 2017, Dr. Frank has fully dedicated his time to helping patients with neurological problems and providing exciting new interventions to patients with depression and other mental health disorders including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and ketamine. In this context. he continues to bring a hands-on, caring approach to every patient in his practice, pushing the envelope to help those with neurological and mental health issues.

Mental health patients see Dr. Frank to be considered for some of the newest available treatments, typically in close collaboration with their existing mental health providers. As a careful listener, Dr. Frank strives to understand the lives and suffering of these patients to carefully determine what he may have to offer to help them, appropriately reaching out to present and past providers to be sure that he can develop the most comprehensive view of their problems.

Neurological patients come to see Dr. Frank from near and far for his respected opinion and guidance, often after they have already been evaluated at some of the most reputable medical centers in the country. On a case-to-case basis, Dr. Frank engages other relevant specialists to ensure that all patients receive the attention and depth of thought that their situations require, guiding them through complex problems with a level of thoroughness and compassion that is rare in medicine these days.

Dr. Frank does not work alone. He has a dynamic, skilled, and committed team who work diligently to optimize each patient’s experience through close collaboration and regular communication, they work hard to provide a warm clinical environment and a seamless, personalized patient experience.

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About Dr. J. I. Frank, MD, FAAN, FAHA

30 years of world-renowned care

  • Founder and Director of Neurocritical Care at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation for 7 years
  • Founder and Director of Neurocritical Care at University of Chicago Medical Center for 15 years
  • Professor of Neurology at the University of Chicago for 18 years
  • NIH funded researcher, changing the landscape of care for patients with brain swelling after stroke
  • Co-inventor on patented tool for targeted brain cooling
  • An author of more than 100 medical publications
  • Featured speaker at more than 150 national and international conferences
  • Director of numerous formal educational conferences
  • Recipient of scores of awards as an educator and humanitarian
  • Respected clinician by patients, trainees and colleagues from all over the world
  • Experienced provider of some of the most cutting-edge breakthroughs in mental health such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
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355 W. Dundee Road,
Suite 110, Buffalo Grove,
IL, 60089,
United States

Phone No

 (847) 541-4878  (Option 1) 

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At You First Neuro you will have access to the most cutting-edge neurological technology available today.

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

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Complex Neurological Consultations

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Post Neurologic Injury Consultation

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Routine Neurologic Consultation

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Neurologic Crisis Consultation

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BoTox for Neurological Indications

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Dr. Frank is In Network with most insurances including the PPO products of Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Cigna, Aetna, and Medicare. However, if you are part of an HMO, you will require a referral from your primary care doctor to see Dr. Frank and have his services covered.