Dr. David Odell, MD

Dr. David Odell, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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40 y/o
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Dr. David Odell, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 21-100

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
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more than 77% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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more than 73% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
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more than 69% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

31  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.

Education

  • University of Washington College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center / Presbyterian
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Odell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Odell's Reviews

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I met Dr. Odell on the recommendation of my melanoma surgeon, as they found lung cancer on a scan. The first time meeting with him was like meeting with an old friend. He took the time to explain everything to me & my family--he's never rushed. Very knowledgeable, honest, kind & caring. There's not...Read More
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Rhonda Cox in Homer Glen, IL – Feb 28, 2018
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I am the Patient's sister; with her at NW Chicago Hospital when we were told her otherwise successful heart surgery required Dr. Odell's expertise for treatment of a serious complication. Overall interactions spanned several months; Dr. Odell is highly compitent, articulate, compassionate and...Read More
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Carol M Ring in Evanston, IL – Jul 30, 2016
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