Dr. Mitchell Bernsen, MD

Dr. Mitchell Bernsen, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 54
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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
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bernsen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Bernsen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Bernsen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bernsen "Managing Partner Illinois Gastroenterology Group Medical Director Northwest Endoscopy Center"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bernsen "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 goals through teamwork and dedication and will seek effective methods of treatment for digestive disorders that are innovative and safe as well as cost effective. We are also committed to patient education, teaching and leadership of our community"

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

72  Conditions Treated

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11  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.

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Rush Med College Chicago Il
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Med Center Chicago Il
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Chief Resident Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center Chicago, Il
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bernsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bernsen's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernsen to family and friends
20 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Bernsen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

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...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...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...more
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