Dr. Ikuo Hirano, MD

Dr. Ikuo Hirano, MD

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54 y/o
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Dr. Ikuo Hirano, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Fl 16

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Hirano'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hirano ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

74  Conditions Treated

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4  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 Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hirano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hirano's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hirano to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hirano's 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Due to the extent of my esophageal problems, my gastro doctor in Elgin, IL sent me directly to Dr. Hirano for treatment, as he felt that my condition should be handled at Northwestern. Dr. Hirano is a wonderful doctor, has superb medical knowledge, takes the time to address your condition and...more
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Awesome doctor. I have been through about 25 endoscopes over the past 5 years including the elimination diet while seeing Dr Hirano and could not be happier that he is my doctor.
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Dr Hirano is kind, intelligent caring and listens. Wish my new insurance covered him.
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