Dr. Dan Dahlinghaus, MD

Dr. Dan Dahlinghaus, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Dan Dahlinghaus, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in general surgery.

7447 W Talcott Ave Ste 427

Chicago, IL 60631

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Lipomas
very high
more than 99% of peers
Paracentesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

71  Conditions Treated

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66  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 9/15/2015
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: COOK COUNTY, IL
    State: 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

  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Blodgett Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Loyola University Med Center Loyola University Health System Maywood
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Dahlinghaus has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Dahlinghaus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dahlinghaus' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dahlinghaus to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Dahlinghaus' 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 Comments (5)

One of the best doctors that my family had the pleasure of working with. Not many doctors like him out there, compassionate, respectful, always shakes your hand when he greets you and looks you in the eye when he speaks to you, and listens to his patients, just a master in his field! My family and...more
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Dr. Dahlinghaus is everything you hope for in a physician: brilliant, compassionate, perceptive, kind, an empathic listener, warm, skilled, down-to-earth, approachable, experienced, funny - I could go on and on. He has the rare ability to take difficult medical concepts and explain them in terms...more
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My husband was in server abdomen pains and it was unknown what the diagnosis was. Once Dr. Dahlinghaus took one look at my husband he gave us a calm. He needed surgery to find out what's going on. Boy , am I glad we agreed. He and his team take time for each patient care. He performed surgery on...more
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Doctor was fantastic. He operated on me and I felt so safe and at ease. He kept checking up on me and was always available or would come to the phone if I had a question after my surgery. I would recommend Dr. Dahlinghaus and would go to him if ever I needed him again. Thank you Doctor.
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Excellent great bedside manner. Made recommendation and caught the early stages of a further condition and referred me for care for it outside his specialty that saved my life.
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