Dr. Mitchell Bernsen, MD

Dr. Mitchell Bernsen, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Mitchell Bernsen, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Rush Med College Chicago Il in 1990 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.Read his story

1415 S Arlington Heights Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact Information

(847) 439-1005

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Elderplan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bernsen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bernsen treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bernsen treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bernsen treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bernsen treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bernsen treats Hemorrhoids more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bernsen treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bernsen's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Cancer
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colitis
Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Endoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Enteroscopy
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Nausea
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pyloric Stenosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Hepatitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

All members of the Northwest Gastroenterologists team including physician partners, associates and staff members, will work in collaboration with patients and their families to provide the highest quality of available care. We will achieve our goa...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1996
    Loyola University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1993
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Med Center Chicago Il
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1990
    Rush Med College Chicago Il
    Medical School
    1990
  • 1986
    Loyola University Chicago
    Undergraduate School
    1986

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bernsen

3.3

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
5%
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3 Stars
5%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
40%
(8)

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New patient for ER follow-up. Dr Bernsen was friendly and direct, took the time to explain tests & condition - I can't resist saying he knows his poop! Dr Bernsen shared what to expect, guided me around common misperceptions, wastes of time & money, and I felt he was out for my best health...Read More
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I have been a patient of Dr. Bernsen for nearly 30 years. He is very thorough in his care for patients, friendly, and will take the time necessary to answer any questions or concerns. The entire staff at Northwest Gastroenterologists is courteous and professional.
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I really like that he tells it like it is and will give me his honest medical opinion. He cares whether or not treatment is moving toward success and presents the next step/option if and when needed. When I asked if I could do a different medication than the two offered, he was fine with it. We...Read More
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Great first visit, easy to understand and he gets to the point.
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I have been sick for a 2 years with diarrhea and stomach pains and bloating. I saw a few different gastro doctors and nobody could find the cause of my symptoms. Everyone said I had irritable bowel but I never had any problems until I was 50. Nobody wanted to believe my symptoms and just kept...Read More
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Locations

Northwest Gastroenterologists

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Northwest Community Hospital

Arlington Heights, IL

St. Alexius Medical Center

Hoffman Estates, IL

Alexian Brothers Medical Center

Elk Grove Village, IL

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