Dr. Joseph J. Furlin, MD

Dr. Joseph J. Furlin, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 46 years old

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Dr. Furlin specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Melrose Park, IL. He practices at 2 locations.

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in Chicago, IL |
I couldn't be more grateful to Dr Furlin for taking such good care of me. I had a c section 4 weeks before due date and he was fantastic. His positive attitude is very reassuring and he backs it up with excellent care. I will be his patient for as long as he's practicing in Illinois.
in Elmwood Park, IL |
Awesome Doctor, very nice and explained everything very well, the key word is comfortable and that I was. It's so nice to found a Doctor like Dr. Furlin. Very happy with my visit.. Thank You Dr. Furlin and the staff....
in Melrose Park, IL |
Dr. Furlin was my primary doctor throughout my pregnancy. I found him to be professional and courteous. At every visit he was patient and informative. Most times appointments were running a bit behind, but that could be because Dr. Furlin is very thorough with his patients. I was a high risk patient and had to have my child via C-section. I feel parents need to have questions for the doctor as he was very resourceful in helping me to feel at ease during childbirth. He's an excellent Doctor.
The doctor is amazing however the staff members are inconsiderate and rude. The front desk receptionist has an attitude and there are more than 3-4 people working there but everyone is doing their own thing and dont pay attention to patients waiting to ask a question or fill out forms. The appointments go by first come first serve regardless of your actual appointment time. He is a pleasant and knowledgable doctor and should hire better staff.
Forest park |
Horrible experience. Dr was very negligent to my condition. I lost a baby, that could've been prevented but because of Dr's negligence condition got worse.
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  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
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  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Settlement (7/20/2015)
    • Amount or Range: $1,000,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: COOK COUNTY, IL
    • State: Illinois
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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Incontinence
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Rush Medical College Of Rush University

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Saint Joseph Hospital Resurrection Health Care Chicago

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • C-Section
  • Colpopexy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery

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