Dr. Francisco Quinteros, MD

Dr. Francisco Quinteros, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Francisco Quinteros, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED in 2006 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

331 W Surf St Unit 5100

Chicago, IL 60657

Contact Information

(773) 327-6800

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
high
more than 87% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Quinteros' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Quinteros "Francisco Quinteros, MD, is a double board certified surgeon, who specializes in general surgery and is fellowship trained in colon and rectal surgery. This has given him the expertise and experience throughout his career to take care of all colon and rectal diseases as well as many general surgical problems, for instance, hernias and gallstones. Dr. Quinteros is skilled in performing many advanced laparoscopic surgeries and robotic techniques as well as standard open operations. He feels it is important to have skills in all these technologies so that he can tailor the use of the most appropriate technology to the problem of the individual patient. Today, patients often have choices of various medical and surgical options to manage their illness or symptoms. Dr. Quinteros strives to educate patients as to the choices available to them and the pros and cons of each strategy. He is very committed to doing the best he can by each person and strives to approach each patient in the way he would want to be taken care of if he were the patient himself."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Quinteros "Today, patients often have choices of various medical and surgical options to manage their illness or symptoms. Dr. Quinteros strives to educate patients as to the choices available to them and the pros and cons of each strategy. He is very committed to doing the best he can by each person and strives to approach each patient in the way he would want to be taken care of if he were the patient himself."
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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
25

Conditions Treated

25

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidal Dearterialization
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)

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.

Education

  • University of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Illinois / Metropolitan Group Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Metropolital Group Hospitals Residency In General Surgery, University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Florida Hospital Orlando
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Quinteros has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Quinteros' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Quinteros to family and friends
3.3
based on 11 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Quinteros' 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
16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Quinteros Says:

We always view the patient experience as something we strive to improve. Please let us know the things you like and appreciate about our practice, but also let us know where we can make your experience better. We will listen and try to improve the experience or let you know what we are working on toward that end. 


Patient Comments (8)

Had a hemorrhoidectomy which left me incontinent. On top of that, I still have hemorrhoids.
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Dr. Quinteros has a friendly temperament and is very good at relaxing the patient and answering any questions. I had some minor surgery performed that required a local anesthetic injection. He told me exactly what was happening, was as gentle as he could be, and worked quickly but carefully. All...more
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I had always been hearing that one's body started to "fall apart " after turning 40 . For me , it was true ! The only good part about this reality is that I found a great, caring and precise surgeon. Hernia & Hemorrhoid behind me ( so to speak ), I am in awe at how accurately and professionally...more
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I had an appointment to See Dr. Quinteros on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 4:30 PM. After being told that the drive I had was for work, but that they could look at my imaging, his assistant put a BitLocker Drive Encryption on my 32gb Scandisk Cruzer Glide, and their Medical Assistant, Maria...more
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I am more likely to recommend Dr. Quinteros to my family and friends because he's an expert of what he does. I had my ileostomy reversed last Dec. 19th. Although, we waited for more than 4 hours, it was still worth it. It was expected because I know from the get go that his schedule was extra...more
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