Dr. Kevin Bethke, MD

Dr. Kevin Bethke, MD

Breast Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kevin Bethke, MD is a breast surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in breast surgery, surgical oncology, and more.

Northwestern Medical Group

250 E Superior St Ste 4-420

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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Dr. Bethke's Experience

Dr. Bethke's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Breast Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

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3  Specialties

  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy

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.


  • St Olaf College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Oxford University, Oxford England, Biomedical Ethics
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Wisconsin-Madison
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bethke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Kevin Bethke, MD
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Excellent and competent surgeon. Had an overall amazing experience for my lumpectomy procedure.
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Dr. Bethke is the best surgeon. He is very professional, caring and kind. Truly cares for his patients and their well being.
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In one sentence, there is no better surgeon than Dr. Bethke. He was the first doctor I met with after my breast cancer diagnosis and I am forever grateful for him. Not only is he an exceptional surgeon, his bedside manner is unmatched. He genuinely cares for all of his patients and is extremely...Read More
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I did research on NW physicians & found Dr. Bethke's email address online. I sent him an email explaining my case and honestly did not expect a reply. Within 2 hours of sending this email, he replied to me personally, on a Sunday. Next day he had his nurse call me to schedule an appointment. I have...Read More
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My experience with Dr. Bethke was exceptional. He is extremely skilled, professional, calm and kind.
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