Dr. Merlin Kelsick, MD

Dr. Merlin Kelsick, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Merlin Kelsick, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med in 1976 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

3510 W 79th St

Chicago, IL 60652

Contact Information

(773) 620-5293

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
more than 51% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
more than 31% of peers
more than 23% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

15  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

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.


  • Oakwood
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Fellowship Vascular Surgery
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kelsick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kelsick's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kelsick to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kelsick's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Kelsick was great. I would highly recommend him.
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