Dr. Ronald Potkul, MD

Dr. Ronald Potkul, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ronald Potkul, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Maywood, IL and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in gynecologic oncology.

Loyola University Medical Center OBG

2160 S 1st Ave Bldg 269

Maywood, IL 60153
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • National Elevator

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Top Care Areas

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Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ovarian Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Potkul'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

33  Conditions Treated

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22  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.


  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Potkul has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Potkul's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potkul to family and friends
31 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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Dr. Potkul's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Potkul is amazing! When I was diagnosed with endometrial cancer in 2015, he was direct and informative when presenting treatment options. He fully discussed staging and prognosis. From my first visit, I was confident that I had made the right decision by choosing him as my physician. From...more
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Dr Potkul and staff made a very scary situation turn out with an outcome that other doctors didn't think was possible. He removed a 14in mass and saved my uterus and other female organs when I was told it couldn't be done. He has a fantastic bedside manner and took time to answer all my questions,...more
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Dr Potkul is the most skilled and compassionate doctor. He performed a laproscopic hysterectomy when my gyne of 25 years said it could not be done because of scar tissues I had from 4 c sections. I was petrified when I went to Dr Potkul but he was secure and experienced with everything he said...more
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I would recommend Dr. Potkul to anyone who happened to be in need of is services. He's very warm and explains everything as much as is needed. He makes you very comfortable and doesn't rush through patients.
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Dr POTKUL is a step above the rest. His compassionate, skillful, and thorough work goes a long way, solving and performing procedures others doctors completely neglected to consider. Dr Potkul's experience and empathy are to be revered. He is a gem in the healthcare system, a true reflection of...more
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