Dr. John Andrews, MD

Dr. John Andrews, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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58 y/o
(11)

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Dr. John Andrews, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lake Forest, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

Northwestern Medical Group

800 N Westmoreland Rd Ste 100

Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 73% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. Andrews'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. Andrews ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives.""

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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

  • Carleton College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Illinois / Cook County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Cook County Hospital (Colon/Rectal Surgery)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Andrews has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Andrews' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Andrews 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. Andrews' 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

We were referred to Dr. Andrews by our primary care physician for an emergency. My husband had a large growth. Dr, Andrews was very professional and reassuring and at first we appreciated the conservative approach he seemed to take. The growth quickly changed in size, shape and consistency - but...more
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Dr. Andrews is the most kind and excellent skilled DR. I have ever known and that is saying alot as I have worked in the medical field for 30 years. I have worked with him and have been his patient as well and his bedside manor is sweet and caring.
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Dr. Andrews got me in right away. Recovery was very quick. Great experience!
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Dr Andreas's scheduled my surgery with less than 24 hours notice. He is a great surgeon and would highly recommend him .
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