Dr. Denise Elser, MD

Dr. Denise Elser, MD

Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 55
(23)
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Dr. Denise Elser, MD is an urogynecology & reconstructive pelvic surgery doctor who practices in Oak Lawn, IL. She is 55 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

5851 W 95th St Ste 300

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Contact Information

(708) 499-9800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Uterine Prolapse
very high
more than 99% of peers
Atrophic Vaginitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elser "Dr. Elser's specials interests include Evaluation and development of minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of urinary incontinence, prolapse and other gynecologic indications. She embraces technology that promotes safe and efficient minimally invasive surgery in women. The robotic tools have allowed her to offer Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy as a minimally invasive surgery to women with advanced and recurrent prolapse."
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Specialties

  • Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urogynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Bartholin's Cyst
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Constipation
  • Endometriosis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Female Infertility
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Leiomyoma
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nausea
  • Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Fistula
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicovaginal Fistula
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Oophorectomy
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Sling
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Wound Repair
  • da Vinci® Hysterectomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • da Vinci® Sacrocolpopexy

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 5/29/2013
    Amount or Range: $975,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: COOK COUNTY, IL
    State: 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 Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Rush University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Rush University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Med College Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Elser has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Elser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elser to family and friends
3.9
based on 23 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Elser's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Chicago, IL |
Dr Elser is absolutely the best with bladder issues. She has repaired another Doctors mess and has done 2 surgeries on me and 2 other procedures and I am extremely grateful for her expertise
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in Homer Glen Illinois |
Dr. Elders a butcher I've had approximately 9 or 10surgeries or so because of her hand and lying mouth
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in IL |
Saw Dr. Elser after test/exam & worriedthat surgery would be the only way to go feeling that my SUI was not to a point where I could not be out in public and was looking for other alternatives before mesh surgery due to complications that could make my condition worse. She seemed irritated w...more
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in Chicago, IL |
receptionist on the phone so helpful and patient. Dr Elser is kind, she made me laugh, realizing I was really nervous about the appointment. She understood that my problem is complicated and made me feel like she really heard my concerns. I don't feel rushed into surgery like I did at another...more
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in Chicago, IL |
Dr Elser performed a hysterectomy back in 2012. I was always able to reach her afterward and the staff was always warm and welcoming! Highly recommended!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Elser accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    PPO Next PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    Compass
    Medicare Advantage
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    UMR
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Elser has admitting privileges

Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
4440 W 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Edward Hospital and Health Services
801 S Washington St
Naperville, IL 60540
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Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
155 E Brush Hill Rd
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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