Dr. Gregory Bales, MD

Dr. Gregory Bales, MD

Urology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Gregory Bales, MD is an urology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in urology and female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery.

5758 S Maryland Ave

Chicago, IL 60637

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bales performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Balanoposthitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Incontinence
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bales'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.

2  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

62  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • 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.

Education

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Chicago Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bales has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bales' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bales to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Bales' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Bales performed performed a urethral sling procedure for me in early February of this year and yesterday (7 weeks later) I ran three miles with absolutely no leakage! I have had issue with urinary incontinence since I was a teenager, so this is a complete game changer. Dr. Bales spent a great...more
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Dr. Bales was instrumental in diagnosing a bladder issue that I suffered with for over a year. In that time frame I urinated every 15 minutes resulting in 34-38 trips to the restroom a day. After visiting with several doctors and evasive tests, I met with Dr. Bales. Dr. Bales took the time and...more
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Dr. Bales had the unfortunate experience in having to correct another surgeon's mistake. Dr. Bales was compassionate, straightforward and respectful. He understood my apprehension and treated me accordingly, putting me at ease and restoring some of the lost trust I had lost. Dr. Bales was very...more
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Great surgeon, great staff PA Amanda very helpful and completed paperwork for fmla very fast
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