Dr. Anil Kesavan, MD

Dr. Anil Kesavan, MD

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Pediatric Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
39 y/o
18 reviews

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Dr. Anil Kesavan is an Attending Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Rush University Children's Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Rush Medical College. After receiving his B.A. in Neuroscience from Oberlin College, Dr. Kesavan completed his medical degree (M.D.) at the University of Illinois. He was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society during medical school. He went on to train at the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center where he completed a residency in Pediatrics, followed by a subspecialty fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology. He is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Kesavan is actively involved in the teaching of medical students and pediatric housestaff in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. He is Co-Director of the Pediatric Celiac and Food Sensitivity Center at the Rush University Children's Hospital. He believes in the concept of "food as medicine" and has an interest in food intolerance, allergic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, celiac disease, and inflammatory bowel disease....See Less

Rush Pediatric Medical Service Plan

1725 W Harrison St Ste 710

Chicago, IL 60612
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Care Philosophy

"My goal is to provide exceptional care to children and adolescents in a compassionate and caring environment. I believe this starts with educating my patients and their families about their disease process in understandable terms. Every child that I take care of is unique; I strive to work closely with families to develop a personalized care plan that best fits their lifestyle. This allows for a family-centered care approach that is comprehensive and thoughtful. I am excited to be a part of an institution that shares this commitment."
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Dr. Kesavan's Experience

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Dr. Kesavan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysphagia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Intolerances
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jaundice
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders
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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hydrogen Breath Test (HBT)
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Oberlin College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kesavan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kesavan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kesavan to family and friends
4.6
based on 18 total surveys (1 with a review)
Dr. Kesavan's 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 (1)
Chicago, IL |
Great doctor. Friendly, thorough, spends time explaining and going through things. My daughter doesn't usually like doctors, but Dr. K put her at ease. Can't recommend highly enough!
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Dr. Kesavan accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Kesavan has admitting privileges

Rush University Medical Center
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
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Rush Oak Park Hospital
520 S Maple Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304
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