Dr. David Winchester, MD

Dr. David Winchester, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. David Winchester, MD is a general surgery specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in general surgery, oncology, and more.

1000 Central St Ste 800

Evanston, IL 60201

Contact Information

(847) 570-1700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

72  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Catheterization
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery

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.


  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Winchester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Winchester's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Winchester to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Winchester's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Winchester performed my double mastectomy after a recent cancer diagnosis. His attentiveness, patience, skill and compassion are second to none. He answered all of my questions thoughtfully and gave me his full attention. He kept my husband appraised of progress during the operation. He is...more
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Having met 3 surgeons for breast cancer surgery, I chose Dr Winchester because of his reputation as an excellent surgeon, and his warm, unhurried manor in our conversations. I had many questions, some of them not based on mainstream beliefs. He never made me feel foolish for asking. He carefully...more
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Very poor breast cancer surgeon!!!
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I would highly recommend Dr. Winchester. He is highly professional and, at the same time, has that great bedside manner. Took his time to explain everything to me until I was sure I understood what he was explaining and never showed any sign of impatience. Checked on me after surgery a couple...more
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Dr. Winchester saved my life and put me back on the road to good health. He ordered an MRI and found massive disease that was not visible through the mammogram, thus saving me a second surgery by going directly to mastectomy. As an obese woman facing lymph node dissection, I was almost doomed to a...more
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