Dr. Arvydas Vanagunas, MD

Dr. Arvydas Vanagunas, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
71 y/o

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Dr. Arvydas Vanagunas, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 17-250

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

70  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Paracentesis

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.


  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Veterans Affairs Lakeside Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Lithuanian
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Listens to my questions. Explains everything in an easy to understand language. Maeakes me feel at ease.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Vanagunas. He has been my doctor for many years and has always looked past the obvious in order to get to the cause of the problem and discomfort. He listens and he takes time, and is always thorough in his examination. He is a wonderful doctor..
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