Dr. Melvin Wichter MD Neurologist

Dr. Melvin Wichter is a neurologist in Palos Heights, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Christ Medical Center and Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice for 43 years. Dr. Wichter accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Advocate Christ Medical Center and one of 11 at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Advocate Christ Medical Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers

Education & Medical Training

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Neurology, 1973 - 1975

New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971 - 1972

New York Medical College
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

One of the oldest patients with Neuromyelitis Optica in the literature.
Nouh, A.,Ali, A. M.,Wichter, M. D.,Messer, E.

Hemorrhagic complications after the lumbar injection of chymopapain.
Buchman, A., Wright, R. B., Wichter, M. D., Whisler, W. W., Bosch, A.

Recovery following the "locked-in" syndrome.
Buchman, A. S., Wichter, M. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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