Dr. Robert Elgar, DO

Dr. Robert Elgar, DO

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Robert Elgar, DO is a cardiology specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiology.

301 Madison St Ste 207

Joliet, IL 60435

Contact Information

(815) 740-1900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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16  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

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Rush Pres St Lukes Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of I
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elgar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elgar's Reviews

1.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elgar to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Elgar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I was very comfortable at our first meeting. He actually read my entire chart in front of me while discussing different points. I'm glad I found him.
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Only had one appointment so far but found Dr Elgar to be professional and knowledgeable and willing to listen and spend time with me.
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Hi, thanks for the review! We're happy to hear you've had such a great experience with Dr. Elgar. Thank you for choosing DuPage Medical Group.

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I had a stroke and have a lot of questions about my condition and my future. Dr. Elgar was extremely rude to me and refused to answer any of my questions. At the end of the appointment, he walked out of the room without a word. I have changed doctors and I only hope that my next doctor cares about...more
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He was a good Dr. but my dad was in and out of rehab and hospital and each time was treated. and sent back to rehab. It took my personal NP to suggest that my dad have a video swallow test to find out why dad was having pneumonia at least once a month. She suggested that I mention about a video...more
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