Dr. Daniel Hoeltgen, MD

Dr. Daniel Hoeltgen, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Daniel Hoeltgen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Barrington, IL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med in 1993 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

27750 W Il Route 22 Ste 130

Barrington, IL 60010

Contact Information

(847) 381-6051

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Hernia Repair
very high
more than 91% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 88% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Hoeltgen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hoeltgen "Dr. Hoeltgen attended Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals surgery program in Chicago. He is a cum laude graduate of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Hoeltgen is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the Society for Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), just to name a few. Daniel Hoeltgen, MD has been in private practice at Barrington Surgeons since 1998. He has held numerous leadership positions at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, including Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Hoeltgen has a special interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, and bariatric surgery. He has significant experience in multiple advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. Dr. Hoeltgen serves as a faculty member for several large laparoscopic surgery companies, teaching other fully trained surgeons advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgical procedures, including gastric bypass. Dr. Hoeltgen is a native of Chicago and resides with his wife and twin daughters in the northwest suburbs."
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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

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51  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • 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 Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

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No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • U Ill Met Grp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • U Ill Met Grp
    Internship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Daniel Hoeltgen, MD
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I have seen an incredibly large amount of doctors and never felt as dismissed and unimportant in my life. The staff was so kind and respectful so I assumed the doctor would be as well. He spent maybe 2 minutes with me and didn’t even fully examine or ask questions. I wouldn’t send my worst enemy to...Read More
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After Surgery with Dr. Hoeltgen, his care was abyslmal. He seemed to not care about the troubles I was having with complications after my surgery. Even after going to the ER due to said complications, he told the ER staff to release me even after my problems were not resolved. The office staff were...Read More
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Dr. Heoltgen performed gastric bypass weight loss surgery on me four years ago. Four years later I am still down 112 pounds and I owe it all to Dr. Hoeltgen. I literally feel like a got a "do-over!" I have never felt so great and I am beyond thrilled with Dr. Hoeltgen's expertise and bedside...Read More
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I loved Dr. Hoeltgen. He was very thorough and answered all of my questions prior to surgery and my surgery went very well with no complications. I would highly recommend him.
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