Dr. Erwin Szela Jr, MD

Dr. Erwin Szela Jr, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Erwin Szela Jr, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Buffalo Grove, IL. He graduated from Northwestern University Med School and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

600 W Lake Cook Rd Ste 120

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Contact Information

(847) 808-8884

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
very high
more than 94% of peers
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Szela Jr'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.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

41  Conditions Treated


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18  Procedures

  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colposcopy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • Northwestern University Med School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Rush Med College Chicago Il
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Szela Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Szela Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Szela Jr to family and friends
33 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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  • 1

Dr. Szela Jr'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 (7)

NEVER GO TO HIM!!! I just left my appointment with him and he is the coldest doctor I've ever had. He had his back turned to me the majority of the time, didn't offer any advice or information. He doesn't smile or feel warm whatsoever and this is my first baby, so I'm nervous and appreciate when...more
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I have called the office seven times in four days to get my colposcopy results from Dr. Szela, and each time I have received an acknowledgement of my previous calls, an indication of no knowledge as to why he has not called me, despite the results being in, and an assurance that he will call within...more
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He just performed a DaVinci hysterectomy for me. Explained everything in detail prior to surgery. Preop (and first) appointment was very thorough. My prior doctor told me I was only a candidate for a full 'old fashioned' hysterectomy which has double the recovery time. Dr. Szela proved him...more
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After having a biopsy, Dr. Szela walked in the room to meet with my husband and I to discuss results. He sat with his back to us the entire time. He didn't acknowledge either of us upon entering the room and told me my biopsy results were negative. While this was great news, this should have been...more
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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...more
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