Womens Health Institute of Illinois Oak Lawn

Women's Health Nursing (Nurse Practitioner), Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery · 4 Providers

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Office Providers

Kathleen Cavato, APN

Kathleen Cavato, APN

Women's Health Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

Dr. Denise Elser, MD

Dr. Denise Elser, MD

Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

Molly Janik

Molly Janik

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

Dr. Lisa Johnson, MD

Dr. Lisa Johnson, MD

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery


Office Provider Reviews


based on the average of 38 provider reviews for Womens Health Institute of Illinois Oak Lawn

Review of Dr. Johnson

- in hometown, IL |

Read the other reviews and I honestly wonder what the negative reviewers expected and presented to the Doctor My experience with Doctor Johnson was wonderful She explained what to expect and what would enhance positive results Thanks to her I no longer get up to urinate 4 to times a night
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I have found Dr. Lisa Johnson to be extremely knowledgeable, very compassionate and truly caring. She has made me feel so completely at ease when discussing my issues at what most find to be rather uncomfortable. The entire staff at WHII are also quite exceptional and are very accommodating and make you feel really comfortable.
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Review of Dr. Johnson

- in Oak Lawn, IL |

Dr. Johnson is a wonderful doctor. She just did pelvic reconstruction surgery for me that I’d been putting off for years. My recovery has been amazing due to her skills and knowledge. I would put my life in her hands again.
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- in Oak Lawn, IL |

Dr Johnson misdiagnosed me with urinary incontinence when I really had CANCER. Had she really listened to my description of symptoms I believe I wouldn't have wasted six months treating a relatively minor condition and possibly my tumor would not have been so invasive. Her bedside manner is also lacking. After delivering the proper diagnosis she refused to answer any questions and kept saying "that's a question for the oncologist".
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Review of Dr. Johnson

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I chose this practice based on the level of care & services described on their website. I wanted to get established with a specialist as my symptoms are sporadic and unpredictable. After 3.5 weeks waiting for an appointment my symptoms cleared but I kept my appointment. I would not recommend this practice and more importantly this physician. She came off uncaring & bewildered as to why I was even there. I told her she acted as if I shouldn't even be there. Find a good Dr, save your $ here.
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Review of Dr. Elser


Dr. Elser left me mutilated. I have had between 11 and 13 reconstructive surgeries with a total of approximately 25 to 30 procedures to go along with it.
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Review of Dr. Johnson

- in Tinley Park, IL |

If you are looking for a doctor who specializes in pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, look no further. Dr. Johnson is professional, competent, compassionate, patient, knowledgeable, talented and attentive. The list is endless. I highly recommend her. I feel very fortunate to have found a doctor who took the time to discuss my fears and options. She is an amazing doctor with a special gift. Thank You Dr. Johnson!
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Review of Dr. Elser

- in Yorkville, IL |

Dr. Elser has been a miracle to my life! When I had no where else to turn she had all the answers and treatment solutions! So kind and really listens and cares. Thank you!!
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Review of Dr. Johnson

- in Tinley Park, IL |

Dr Johnson and the office staff are WONDERFUL! Very warm friendly and professional. I am very pleased with my care. Would highly recommend them!
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Review of Dr. Elser

- in Chicago, IL |

Dr Elser is absolutely the best with bladder issues. She has repaired another Doctors mess and has done 2 surgeries on me and 2 other procedures and I am extremely grateful for her expertise
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Learn About Womens Health Institute of Illinois Oak Lawn

64 Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Abscess Or Cyst Drainage Or Aspiration
  • Abscess Or Fluid Incision And Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (Abg)
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon And Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cystourethroscopy And Transurethral Resection Of Bladder Neck
  • Da Vinci® Hysterectomy
  • Da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Da Vinci® Sacrocolpopexy
  • Destruction Or Excision Of Lesion Of Cervix (Incl. Leep)
  • Destruction Or Excision Of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation And Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision Of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, Or Destruction Of Skin And Subcutaneous Tissue (Incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Human Papillomavirus Dna Testing
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Excision Or Destruction Of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open And-Or Laparoscopic
  • Oophorectomy
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, Or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Pessary For Prolapse
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal Of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection Of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair Of Anal And Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair Of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Std Screening
  • Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urethral Sling
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Well Woman Health Examination
  • Wound Repair


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Womens Health Institute of Illinois Oak Lawn accepts 13 insurance carriers

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
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