Dr. Dean Tsarwhas, MD

Dr. Dean Tsarwhas, MD

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Medical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
54 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Dean Tsarwhas, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Lake Forest, IL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in medical oncology.

Northwestern Medical Group

660 N Westmoreland Rd Ste 100

Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Accepted insurance

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

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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

  • The University of Akron
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • The University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • The University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • TopTier MD, 2012
  • Chicago Magazine Top Doctor Medical Oncology 2012, 2012
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1987
  • U.S. News and World Report Top Doctor Medical Oncology, 2012
  • Outstanding First Year Houseofficer Award, The University of Michigan Medical Center, 1988
Media & Publications
  • Stromelysin-3 is overexpressed by stromal elements in primary non-small lung cancers and regulated by retinoic acid in pulmonary fibroblasts, 1995
  • Erlotinib has moderate sinle agent activity in chemotherapy naive castration resistant prostate cancer: final results of a phase II trial, 9/2009
  • CD10/NEP in non-small cell lung carcinomas. Relationship to cellular proliferation, 11/1994

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tsarwhas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tsarwhas to family and friends
4.9
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Tsarwhas' 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Burlington, Wisconsin
Best care a patient could ask for. Dr. Tsarwhas has been for me an inspiration, wellness coach and mentor for thirteen years and I pray we have 40 more to share! I intend to live to 107 years and with his care I will!
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in Round Lake Beach IL
Dr Tsarwahs is a very busy, laid-back man. He always gives me however much time I need. I have brain Cancer and he's been one of the best doctors I've had since my diagnosis in 2013.
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in Cary, IL
I appreciate that Dr. Tsarwhas always researches and finds the best course of treatment for an individual. He keeps his knowledge of the latest research and treatments up to date, which I believe is one of the main reasons I am still here! He truly listens to the patient and considers individual...more
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in Long Grove, IL
He saved my life.
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in Port Barrington, IL
HE HAS BEEN MY DOCTOR FOR 7 YEARS TREATING MY TERMINAL ILLNESS AND HAS KEPT ME ALIVE. HE IS ONE OF THE BEST, IF NOT THE BEST, YOU WILL FIND. NOT ONLY DOES HE COMMUNICATE WELL WITH PATIENTS, HE TAKES THE TIME TO RESPOND TO PHONE CALLS AND EMAIL PROMPTLY. HE IS WELL ABREAST OF ALL EVENTS IN HIS...more
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