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Specializes in Urology • Male • Age 51

5841 S Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
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Dr. Bales' Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Community Hospital
901 MacArthur Blvd
Munster, IN 46321
The University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
rsity Chicago Medical Center Urlg
5841 S Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Community Diagnostic Center
10020 Don S Powers Dr
Munster, IN 46321
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    Dr. Bales' Experience

    Specialties

    • Urology
    • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    • Urology
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    • Cystectomy
    • Cystometry
    • Cystotomy
    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Kidney Stone Removal (Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy, PCNL)
    • Lithotripsy
    • Orchiectomy
    • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
    • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
    • Penile Implants
    • Prostate Removal
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • Ureteroneocystostomy
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
    • Uroflowmetry
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    • Balanoposthitis
    • Bedwetting
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Stones
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
    • Diverticulum of Bladder
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
    • Kidney Stones
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Penile Cancer
    • Peyronie's Disease
    • Polyuria
    • Premature Ejaculation
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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    • Undescended Testicles
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Yeast Infections
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    Background Check for Dr. Bales

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Chicago Hosps
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bales & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Bales' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • The University of Chicago Medical Center

    • Community Hospital

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    4.4 out of 5

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    4.4 out of 5

    14 responses

    Dr. Bales' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    14 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    14 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    14 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Bales

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    14 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    14 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    14 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

    14 responses

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    Office Locations

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    rsity Chicago Medical Center Urlg
    5841 S Maryland Ave
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 702-6325 (Office)
    (773) 702-1001 (Fax)
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    Community Diagnostic Center
    10020 Don S Powers Dr
    Munster, IN 46321
    (773) 702-6325 (Office)
    (773) 702-1001 (Fax)
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