Dr. Anil Kesavan, MD

Dr. Anil Kesavan, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
40 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Anil Kesavan, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in pediatric gastroenterology.Read his story

Rush Pediatric Medical Service Plan

1725 W Harrison St Ste 710

Chicago, IL 60612
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kesavan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

more than 33% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 33% of peers
more than 31% of peers

Dr. Kesavan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kesavan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kesavan "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."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kesavan ""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.""

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

27  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

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.


  • Oberlin College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
    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
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kesavan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Exellent Doctor, love the way he takes care my son, in these years.
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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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