Dr. Lev Elterman, MD

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Specializes in Urology • Male • Age 45

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Dr. Elterman:

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Dr. Elterman's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Rush University Medical Center
1653 West Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60612
Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 North Marine Drive
Chicago, IL 60640

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Elterman Center for Women's and Men's Health
Harrison St / Chicago
1725 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL 60612
Elterman Center
Elterman Center
1725 W Harrison St Suite 352
Chicago, IL 60612
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    Dr. Elterman's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Elterman's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Urology

    Board Certifications

    • Urology
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    • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
    • Prostate Brachytherapy
    • Prostate Procedures
    • Prostate Radioactive Seed Implants
    • Prostate Removal
    • Prostate Removal (incl. TURP)
    • Prostate Surgery
    • Prosthesis
    • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
    • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
    • Ureterscopies
    • Uretheropyeloscopy
    • Urethral Catheterization
    • Urethral Reconstruction
    • Urethral Sling
    • Urinalysis
    • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
    • Urinary Tract Endoscopy
    • Urinary Tract Procedure
    • Urologic Reconstruction
    • Urological Surgery
    • Urology Procedures
    • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
    • Vasectomy
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    • Bladder Cancer
    • Female Incontinence
    • Female Urinary Stress Incontinence
    • Genital System Cancer
    • Genitourinary Cancers
    • Kidney Stones
    • Leakage of Urine
    • Male Genitourinary Cancer
    • Primary Prostate Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Urinary Reflux
    • Urinary Tract Cancer
    • Urologic Incontinance
    • Urological Trauma
    • Vaginal Prolapse
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    Background Check for Dr. Elterman

    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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Charles B. Huggins, M.D. Resident Essay Contest of the Chicago Urological Society ,1st place clinical research, January 19
    • Society of University Urology Residents Basic Sciences Research Award -2nd place,, April 27,
    • The Nathan M. Feer Prize - THe outstanding senior medical student as voted by the faculty, June 1995
    • AOA member -elected Junior year of medical school, 1994
    • The Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award, June 1999
    • McGraw-Hill Prize, (The Prize is awarded to the top two M1 students), 1993
    • The Irving J. Shapiro Award of the Chicago Urological Society, 1st place, April 1998
    • The Irving J. Shapiro Award of the Chicago Urological Society , 3d place, April 1997
    • David Sobel and Lev Elterman. Hematuria in Surgical Oncology: An Algorithmic Approach. Second Edition T.J. Saclarides, K.W. Millikan, and C.V. Godellas editors. Springer-Verlag, New York
    • Laurence A. Levine, Lev Elterman. Rigiscan in Male sexual function: a guide to clinical management. Edited by John J. Mulcahy. Totowa, N.J.: Humana Press, 2001
    • Patrick Guinan, Marvin Rubenstein, Michael Shaw, Charles F. McKiel and Lev Elterman. African Americans Receive Therapy for Cure of Prostate Cancer at Rates Similar to Whites. Abstract 1382. Journal of Urology 161: 357, 1999
    • Laurence A. Levine and Lev Elterman: Urethroplasty following total phallic reconstruction. Journal of Urology 160: 378-382, 1998
    • Kalian C. Latchamsetty, Lev Elterman, Christopher L. Coogan. Schwannoma of a seminal vesicle. Urology. 60(3):515, 2002
    • Michael Shaw, Lev Elterman, Marvin Rubenstein, Charles F. McKiel, Jr., Patrick Guinan. Changes in radical prostatectomy and radiation therapy rates for African Americans and whites. Journal of the National Medical Association. 92(6):281-4, June 2000
    • Lev Elterman and Shahid Ekbal. An open prospective study of the safety and efficacy of transurethral ablation in patients with trilobar benign prostatic hyperplasia. Abstract 1168. Journal of Urology 161: 304, 1999
    • Laurence A. Levine, Lev Elterman, and Daniel B. Rukstalis: Treatment of subclinical intraurethral human pailloma virus infection with Interferon Alpha-2b. Urology 47: 553-557, 1996
    • Ernst W. Lisek, Lev Elterman, Charles F. McKiel, Jr., and Jerome Hoeksema. Prostrate Cancer in Surgical Oncology: An Algorithmic Approach for the General Surgeon. T.J. Saclarides, K.W. Millikan, and C.V. Godellas editors. Springer-Verlag, New York. 460-476, 2003
    • Lev Elterman, Kelly Bewsey, Gabriella Cs-Szabo, Ada Cole, Laurence A. Levine. Connective tissue components of Peyronie's disease plaque. Abstract 748. Journal of Urology 163: 169, 2000
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    St Lukes Med Center
    Complete in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    St Lukes Med Center
    Complete in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Elterman & Staff

    • English
    • Lithuanian
    • Russian
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Elterman's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Elterman has admitting privileges:

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    • Rush University Medical Center

    • Skokie Hospital

    • Weiss Memorial Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Elterman

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elterman to family and friends

    38 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Elterman's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    38 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    38 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    38 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 35 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Elterman
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    37 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    37 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    37 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    37 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Elterman accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • AARP
    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    • Cigna
    • CoreSource
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Financial Group
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    • United Healthcare
    • WellPoint
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    Office Locations

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    Elterman Center for Women's and Men's Health
    Harrison St / Chicago
    1725 W Harrison St
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 635-4500 (Office)
    (847) 983-8631 (Fax)
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    Elterman Center
    1725 W Harrison St Suite 352
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (847) 410-8416 (Office)
    (847) 983-8631 (Fax)
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    Elterman Center for Women's and Men's Health
    4646 Marine Dr Suite Suite 5000
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (847) 410-8416 (Office)
    (847) 983-8631 (Fax)
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    Elterman Center for Women's and Men's Health
    Skokie
    4959 Golf Rd
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (847) 410-8416 (Office)
    (847) 983-8631 (Fax)
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