Dr. Sonya Sharpless, MD

Surgical OncologyFemaleAge 58

Dr. Sharpless
Accepting new patients

North Shore Advanced Surgery, SC

1025 W Everett Rd Ste 2 Lake Forest, IL 60045

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Dr. Sonya Sharpless, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in Lake Forest, IL. She is affiliated with medical facilities Advocate Condell Medical Center and Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sharpless to book an appointment.

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I just got a second opinion with Dr. Sharpless and as a result I will have half the surgery time, half the recovery time and half the risk of infection. Her thorough exam saved my right, healthy breast from being removed and I thank God for finding her..
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Mar 13, 2019
I had a great experience today with Dr. Sharpless. I would recommend her to anyone needing surgery. Her assistant Kari was great too.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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John Doyle – Nov 09, 2018
Dr. Sharpless is a wonderful and compassionate doctor. She always has time for whatever questions or concerns you have and makes sure every question has been answered before you leave her office.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jul 17, 2018
Dr. Sharpless is an amazing surgeon who handled my very complex surgery beautifully..
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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1 person found this helpful
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Ann L in Lake Forest, IL – Feb 01, 2018

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About Me

Care Philosophy

At first, your diagnosis may fill you with fear and uncertainty, but my goal is to make your journey easier. As a private practice cancer surgeon, I will...Read more

Biography

Dr. Sharpless has been a board certified surgeon since 1994 with both the American College of Surgery and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons...Read more

Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Dermatologic Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

U Ill At Chicago
Fellowship Hospital
U Manitoba
Residency Hospital
Queens University / Faculty of Medicine
Medical School
1989
U Manitoba
Internship Hospital
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Languages

  • English
  • German

Awards

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What are Dr. Sonya Sharpless, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Sharpless frequently treats Breast Cancer, Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision, and Axillary Lymph Node Dissection. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Sharpless treats.

Where is Dr. Sonya Sharpless, MD's office located?

Dr. Sharpless' office is located at 1025 W Everett Rd Ste 2, Lake Forest, IL 60045. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Sonya Sharpless, MD speak?

Dr. Sharpless speaks German and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Sonya Sharpless, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Sharpless has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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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. Sharpless' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Breast Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharpless treats Breast Cancer more than 42% of her peers

Dr. Sharpless treats this condition more than 42% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
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Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sharpless performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 34% of her peers

Dr. Sharpless performs this procedure more than 34% of her peers

Dr. Sharpless' conditions and procedures:

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Sarcoma Removals
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

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(847) 735-0067

Dr. Sharpless accepts the following insurance:

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Locations

North Shore Advanced Surgery, SC

North Shore Advanced Surgery Sc1025 W Everett Rd Ste 2 Lake Forest, IL 60045
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