Dr. Erwin G. Szela Jr., MD

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Dr. Erwin G. Szela Jr., MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male

Womens Health First 600 W Lake Cook Rd Ste 120, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 Get Directions
(847) 808-8884

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Dr. Szela Jr. specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Buffalo Grove, IL. He practices at 3 locations.

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in Schaumburg, IL |
I hope he is not the doctor on-call during my delivery. My first appointment him was at 35 weeks pregnant (for 5 minutes) and he suggested a c-section after less than a minute of talking to me. He seemed very uncomfortable, did not ask me any questions and when he saw my hesitation regarding a c-section (considering none of the other doctors had mentioned one), he said, that I shouldn't risk the chance that a natural delivery could result in death. Who says that!? Horrible experience with him
in North Aurora, IL |
Dr. Szela was unfriendly, arrogant and dismissive.He barely made eye contact with me.The new patient form had no medical history questions.He had no info on me at all,and he never asked me any questions about my history.My appt was to establish myself as a new patient, annual exam & discuss my current issues w/ endometriosis.He treated me like I was a narcotic seeking junkie, despite the fact that I never even brought up medication.In fact,I barely spoke.He was rude and offensive.I left in tears
in Schaumburg, IL |
I would not under any circumstances recommend Dr. Erwin Szela to anyone. He immediately opted for surgery instead of running proper tests or trying to diagnose the problem.
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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Amniocentesis
  • Birth Control
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
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    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    Northwestern University Med School
  • Internship Hospital
    Rush Med College Chicago Il
  • Residency Hospital
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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