Dr. Deborah Loeff, MD

Pediatric Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 67
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Dr. Deborah Loeff, MD
Dr. Deborah Loeff, MD is a pediatric surgery doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. She is 67 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Loeff is affiliated with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Evanston Hospital and The University of Chicago Medical Center.

5841 S Maryland Ave

Chicago, IL 60637

Contact Information

(773) 702-6175

Dr. Deborah Loeff, MD

Dr. Deborah Loeff, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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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


  • Pediatric Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Angioimmunoblastic Lymphadenopathy With Dysproteinemia
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Polydactyly
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Undescended Testicles


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Circumcision
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia 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
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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 (1)
Wheeling, IL |
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 money maker only. very grateful Milena Alex's Mom.
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Dr. Loeff accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Loeff has admitting privileges

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
1775 Dempster St
Park Ridge, IL 60068
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Evanston Hospital
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
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The University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
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