Dr. Israel Berger, MD

Dr. Israel Berger, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Israel Berger, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 71 years old.

6420 N California Ave

Chicago, IL 60645

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Neurogenic Bladder
very high
more than 97% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Paracentesis
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry

Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 9/19/2013
    Amount or Range: $1,000,000.00
    State: Illinois
  • Settlement : 4/16/2016
    Amount or Range: $1,000,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Location: Lake County, IL.
    State: Illinois
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

2 Board Actions
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (10/27/2016)
    Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
    Summary: Berger, Israel MD: License # 036047464: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in a delay in diagnosis of renal carcinoma resulting from failure to follow up with imaging studies; revocation of clinical privileges due to repeated reports form 2009 -2013.
    State: Illinois
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (10/27/2016)
    Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
    Summary: Berger, Israel MD: License # 036047464: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in a delay in diagnosis of renal carcinoma resulting from failure to follow up with imaging studies; revocation of clinical privileges due to repeated reports form 2009 -2013. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation placed the physician's license on permanent INACTIVE status effective 03-31-2017 and RESTRICTIONS from performing certain surgical procedure until that time.
    State: Illinois

Education

  • Univerity Of Colorado Med Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cook County Hospital Chicago Il
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Michael Reese Hospital Chicago Il
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Berger has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Berger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Berger accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Berger has admitting privileges

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
1775 Dempster St
Park Ridge, IL 60068
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Evanston Hospital
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
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St. Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
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Alexian Brothers Medical Center
800 Biesterfield Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
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