Dr. Alex Gorbonos, MD

Dr. Alex Gorbonos, MD

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Dr. Gorbonos specializes in Urologic Oncology and practices in Maywood, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Gorbonos' Reviews

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based on 40 total surveys (12 with reviews)
Dr. Gorbonos' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (12)
in Big rock il 60511 |
Dr. Gorbonos Did an excellent job on my kidney surgery it was a very complicated surgery. He used robotic surgery and saved my kidney, and ultimately saved my life. Other Dr.'s wanted to remove the whole kidney. Very happy to have found Dr Gorbonos. His follow up is just as incredible.
Dr. Gorbonos was very attentive to questions and issues of concern and took the necessary time to provide explanations.
in melrose park il |
dr.gorbonos was wonderful. he explained everything and we felt very comfortable and safe with him.his staff was just as great as he was. we would recommend him very highly to anyone who needs his services.
in Elmhurst |
Dr. Gorbonos diagnosed my prostate cancer after I had an elevated PSA test. Dr. Gorbonos performed surgery in January 2014 at Loyola University Medical Center. The surgery went well. I have been going back for follow up visits every 6 months. I have been cancer free.
in Ottawa, IL |
I had cancer on my kidney in spot that was very difficult to get to. There was a good chance that I would lose the entire kidney. Through Dr. Gorbonos' ample expertise, he was able to remove the cancer AND save the kidney. I couldn't be happier with my association with Dr. Gorbonos. He was thoughtful, considerate and caring. Highly skilled at his craft. My recovery was quick and relatively pain-free. There were no long waits in his office. I strongly recommend Dr. Gorbonos.
in Oak Park |
Dr. Gorbonos will take all the time you need to explain your condition. He is knowledgeable able to give you the best alternatives. He kept my family updated every couple of hours while I was going through a 10 hour surgery. I can't say enough about his professional attitude. I will recommend him to any of my friends. Thank you Dr. Gorbonos for your expertise in helping me to continue with my active lifestyle!!
Romeoville, IL |
Family member had a 9 hour surgery with Dr. Gorbonos and he still took time to come and seat with our family members which was about 10 of us and explain outcome of surgery and prognosis. Let us ask questions and he answered in a manner that all of us understood. Excellent Doctor!
in Bolingbrook, IL |
I appreciate Dr. Gorbonos' straight forward approach and the way he explained the diagnosis of my cancer, then recommending that the mass on my right kidney be robotically removed. I felt that my care was in excellent hands.
in Palatine,IL |
Dr. Gordon's has been great through out this ordeal. He is a great Dr. He shows that he cares about his patients.
in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Gorbonos was my 2nd opinion. The first doctor I consulted recommended a more radical surgery that concerned me. I wanted to fight to save my diseased kidney and Dr. Gorbonos felt he had the skill and I felt his confidence. A patient puts a tremendous amount of trust in his doctor and I followed my gut instinct. My outcome was very positive. I am very fortunate to have surrounded myself with a good doctor and a good hospital. I am doubly fortunate to have strong family and friend support.
in Schaumburg, IL |
I have had nothing but positive experiences with Dr. Gorbonos. He communicated very thuroughly and clearly with every explanation. He always took the time to make sure I understood what I was being told and answered any question I had.
in Oak Park, IL |
Dr. Gorbonos is thoughtful, caring and friendly. At my first appointment I had two pages of questions and he answered all of them. His calm demeanor and thoroughness, was comforting. I'm so glad he was my doctor.
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Dr. Gorbonos' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Urologic Oncology
  •  Board certified in Urology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • ENT Cancer
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypospadias
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Stones
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Melanoma
  • Myeloma
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spermatocele
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Stones
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    Loyola U Med Ctr

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Loyola U Med Ctr

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    City Of Hope

    Completed in 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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Specialties

  • Urologic Oncology
  • Endourology
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Urology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroplasty With Repair of Bladder Neck With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Radical Cystectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urological Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery