Combining Gamma Knife radiosurgery with conventional surgery George K. Bovis, MD is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of brain tumors, aneurysms, trigeminal neuralgia and AVMs. He uses a comprehensive, advanced approach when treating his patients, and he is recognized as a national leader in the utilization of Gamma Knife radiosurgery to treat inoperable or inaccessible lesions or brain tumors.
Dr. Bovis frequently incorporates both surgical and Gamma Knife radiosurgery in a staged approach. He tailors the exact dosage, timing and staging of treatments to the individual patient's needs. Due to Dr. Bovis' expertise and national standing, he was appointed Medical Director for the Illinois Gamma Knife Center at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Illinois.
Additionally, he is a Clinical Professor at Rush University Medical Center and has been recognized by local MDs as one of the area's top neurosurgeons.
Training you can trust Dr. George Bovis started his distinguished medical career at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After earning his MD degree, Dr. Bovis received his neurosurgical training at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he completed six years of intensive training. He then pursued more advanced training by completing a fellowship program in cerebrovascular neurosurgery at the Mayfield Clinic in Cincinnati, Ohio, which is one of the finest neurosurgical training programs in the United States.
Dr. Bovis is known throughout the United States for his passionate belief in the effectiveness of non-invasive surgery utilizing a powerful technology called the Gamma Knife. Dr. Bovis has treated hundreds of patients with brain tumors using the leading-edge Gamma Knife technology. However, Dr. Bovis' experience in treating brain conditions spans far beyond just a single machine. He possesses years of experience in advanced, minimally-invasive techniques and intraoperative imaging technologies for treating brain tumors and abnormalities, as well as painful conditions.
A Arlington Heights native, Dr. Bovis is very dedicated to serving Chicago area residents. He sees patients in his office in Park Ridge at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and treats patients using the Gamma Knife at the Illinois Gamma Knife Center in Elk Grove Village at Alexian Brothers Medical Center. He is on staff and performs surgery at both Alexian Brothers Medical Center and Lutheran General Hospital.
Find out more about Dr. Bovis Do what so many Chicago area residents have already done. Call (847) 956-5428 and schedule a consultation with Dr. Bovis at the Illinois Gamma Knife Center.