Dr. Dina Elaraj, MD

Dr. Dina Elaraj, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Dina Elaraj, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. She specializes in surgical oncology, general surgery, and more.

Northwestern Medical Group

250 E Superior St Ste 520

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Elaraj performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thyroid Cancer
more than 87% of peers
more than 54% of peers
Stomach Diseases
more than 34% of peers

Dr. Elaraj's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elaraj ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

3  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated


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7  Procedures

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • 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.


  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Univeristy of Rochester Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of California-San Francisco Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elaraj has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elaraj's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Elaraj's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Elaraj has a warmth and kindness unique among surgeons. She also has a gift for articulate, direct communication. From the counseling to the biopsy to the operation, she ensured I understood each step and that I promptly had the results in hand. Her office functions smoothly and her staff are...more
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She's an outstanding physician. She possesses a true gift of compassion nurture and expertise that is not often seen or demonstrated. She puts your mind and heart at ease.
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