Dr. Deborah Loeff, MD

Dr. Deborah Loeff, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Deborah Loeff, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1977 and specializes in pediatric surgery.

5841 S Maryland Ave

Chicago, IL 60637

Contact Information

(773) 702-6175

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Loeff's Experience

Dr. Loeff's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

12  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Circumcision
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal

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.


  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • University Hospital and Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Utah Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Hospital Sick Chldn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The Robert L. Schmitz, M.D. Award for Outstanding Contributions to Surgical Education, 2008
Media & Publications
  • Insertion of a Small Silastic Central Venous Catheter in Neonates and Young Infants., 1982
  • A New Intratracheal Stent for Tracheobronchial Reconstruction: Experimental and Clinical Studies., 1988
  • Congenital Tracheal Stenosis: A Review of 22 Patients from 1965 to 1987., 1988
  • Small Intestinal Insufficiency and the Short Bowel Syndrome., 1991
  • A Unique Chest Wall Splint for Unilateral Agenesis of Ribs., 1987
  • A Variant of the Split Notochord Syndrome., 1989
  • Gastroschisis and Omphalocele., 1989
  • Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction., 1989
  • Surgical Management in Immunocompromised Children., 1989
  • Management of Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula., 1989
  • Short-Term Pulmonary Effects of Total Parenteral Nutrition in Children with Cystic Fibrosis., 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Loeff's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Loeff to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 3
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Dr. Loeff'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 (2)

Dr. Loeff did my son's ECMO surgeries and central line surgery when he was born. She was kind, empathetic, and reassuring. She was a true professional who did an excellent job. My son's scar on his neck is not very noticeable thanks to her great skill! I highly recommend her.
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She safe my son life, and I cant express my gratitude ever to her. Thanks god that she get in emergency room before her colleague at this time 6 years ago , I don't remember her name but she was the most horrible human ever, so thanks God that DR. Loeff take care of my son. She is a human not a...more
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