Dr. Grant Geissler, MD

Dr. Grant Geissler, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Grant Geissler, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Park Ridge, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois in 1985 and specializes in pediatric surgery and pediatric thoracic surgery.Read his story

1675 Dempster St

Park Ridge, IL 60068

Contact Information

(847) 318-9330

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Geissler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendicitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Geissler treats Appendicitis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Geissler treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Geissler performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Geissler performs this procedure more than 59% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Geissler performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Geissler performs this procedure more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Geissler's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Abdominal Pain
All Lymphoma
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Malformations
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Blood Disorders
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Chest Wall Deformity
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation
Congenital Malformation
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Atresia With Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Stricture
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Breast Tumor
Fallopian Tube and Ovarian Surgery
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hodgkin's Disease
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Atresia
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Meckel's Diverticulum
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Surgery
Nuss Procedure 
Ovarian Cystectomy
Ovarian Cysts
Ovarian Tumor
Pectus Excavatum
Port Placements or Replacements
Pyloric Stenosis
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Second-Degree Burns
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Traumatic Injuries
Umbilical Hernia
Undescended Testicles
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

As a father and a pediatric surgeon, I treat my patients as I would wish my own children to be treated-with compassion, respect, and expertise.  I work to earn the trust of my families with their precious children every day.  It is an honor to work with children.  They deserve our very best effort.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

1992
Temple University Texas
Fellowship Hospital
1992
St Christopher's Hospital
Residency Hospital
1990
General Surgery Residency-Parkland Memorial Hospital, 1986-1990
Internship Hospital
1986
Parkland Memorial Hospital Texas
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of Illinois
Medical School
1981
University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Undergraduate School
Transplant Immunology Fellowship 1988-1989
1992
1992
1990
1986
1985
1981

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

Dr. Geissler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Geissler

4.8

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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I knew my daughter was in the best care with Dr. Geissler. She had pectus excavatum surgery with the Nuss procedure, as well as bar removal later. He took so much time to explain everything to us and answer our questions. He just acts like there's no one else in the world waiting for him, but I...Read More
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Dr. Geisler performed the NUSS procedure on my son a couple of years ago and he has since had the second surgery to remove the rod. Dr. Geisler is an amazing doctor, extremely talented, knowledgeable, and passionate. We would highly recommend choosing Dr. Geisler.
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In March 2014, my 11 year old daughter had an emergency appendectomy. Our pediatrician immediately suspected the appendix was the culprit, and called ahead to Lutheran General. It was a Saturday but fortunately Dr. Geissler would be the surgeon. She stated that he had the best reputation, was a...Read More
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Dr Geissler found that my son needed to have his chest corrected. He has studied to perform the nuss procedure. Dr Geissler is very knowledgable and reassuring! He has performed hundreds of these procedures as well as many different surgeries on peds. My son was reassured having Dr Geissler as...Read More
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Dr. Geissler receives our highest recommendation. He is competent, confident and explains evertyhing in great detail. He puts the patient's needs and safety above all else but takes his time to answer each and every question that you or your child might have. Personable and caring, he truly...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Platinum PPO
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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