Dr. Grant Geissler, MD

Dr. Grant Geissler, MD

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Dr. Grant Geissler, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Park Ridge, IL and has been practicing for 26 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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Dr. Geissler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Geissler "Medical School: University of Illinois, graduated with honors AOA 1985 Residency: General Surgery: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Parkland Hospital, Dallas Tx 1985-1990 Research: Transplant Immunology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1988-1989 Fellowship: Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, St Christopher's Hospital for Children, Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, Pa 1990-1992. Special focus on liver and kidney transplantation"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Geissler "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."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Malformations
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation
  • Congenital Malformation
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Esophageal Atresia With Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Tumor
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ventral Hernia

16  Procedures

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Geissler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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Marge E Marge in Lisle, IL – Aug 09, 2018
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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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Joliet, IL – Jan 13, 2017
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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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Eileen R in Glenview, IL – Sep 18, 2016
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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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Jamie S in Round lake, IL – Jul 08, 2016
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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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Chicago, IL – Jan 16, 2016
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