Dr. Kwabena Boateng, MD

Dr. Kwabena Boateng, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 60 years old

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Dr. Boateng specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Joliet, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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I had a miscarraige so Dr. Boateng had some tests done to see what was going on. Well the Doctors who ran the test said it looked like I have a Bicornuate uterus, we Dr. Boateng said they were wrong and everything was normal. Well a few years later i got pregnant with my son and I was immediately sent to a high Risk OBGYN because they noticed my uterus during my first ultra sound. Dr. Boatang gave me false information, and he never acted like he cared. He's a terrible doctor
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Dr. Boateng's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Boateng has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (7/11/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $950,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Will County, IL
    • State: Illinois
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    • Incompetence (7/28/2015)
    • Action Taken: Fine
    • Summary: Boateng, Kwabena Appenteng MD: License # 036-084514: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Because in 2008 there was a breakdown in communication and the physician failed to properly arrange for another physician to care for a patient with maternal gestational diabetes while she was out of town. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license and imposed a FINE in the amount of $5,000.00.
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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Mastodynia
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Ghana

    Graduated in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Interfaith Med Center

    Completed in 1992

    Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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