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Artur Szymczak, MD

"I always say ‘God, family and friends, and everything else. That’s my order.’ And ‘Everyone is my friend. They just don’t know it yet.’ This is my fundamental approach to life as well as my medical practice. You can’t help someone if you don’t treat them like real people and develop a relationship where you fundamentally care about them. I also strongly believe in collaboration and good communication. Sometimes, the best solutions come after having a good conversation. I love learning and strongly believe in humility. We should always be in a position where we are open to learning from anyone."


Pediatric Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery


Medical School
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
Pediatric Neurosurgery: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Additional areas of special interest include:

  • Pediatric and adult neurosurgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Brain and spine tumors
  • Tethered cord
  • Moyamoya disease
  • Chiari malformations
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Spasticity
  • Trauma


Javon Bea Hospital–Riverside

8201 E. Riverside Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61114

Mercyhealth Physician Clinic–Riverside

8201 E. Riverside Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61114

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