Dr. Lekha Babu, MD

Hematology  |  
Female  |  
Age 60
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lekha Babu, MD
Dr. Lekha Babu, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in Flossmoor, IL. She is 60 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Babu is affiliated with Advocate South Suburban Hospital.

3235 Vollmer Rd

Flossmoor, IL 60422

Contact Information

(708) 206-0105

Dr. Lekha Babu, MD

Dr. Lekha Babu, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Blood Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Thrombocytosis
high
more than 88% of peers
Breast Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Hematology
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Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
55

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

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

  • Kottayam Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Babu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Babu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Babu to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Babu's 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 (2)
in TINLEY PARK,ILLINOIS |
HAVE ASSISTED ME IN SURVIVING CANCER FOR 23 YEARS.
in sauk village |
Office is very efficient.The staff including physician is kind,courteous and compassionate. The physician is very knowledgable
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Babu accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Babu has admitting privileges

Advocate South Suburban Hospital
17800 Kedzie Ave
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
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