Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD

Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 58

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(847) 260-7897

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Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Grayslake, IL and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Loyola University of Chicago / Stritch School of Medicine medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ganshirt to book an appointment.


Northwestern Medical Group

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(847) 260-7897
Northwestern Medicine Grayslake Internal Medicine1475 E Belvidere Rd Ste 214 Grayslake, IL 60030

Hospital Highlight

Dr. Ganshirt is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Lake Forest, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Friendly Staff Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Ganshirt was amazing as a surgeon he has a precision hand !
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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Experience and Background Checks


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. Ganshirt's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ganshirt performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ganshirt performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ganshirt treats Inguinal Hernia more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Ganshirt treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Incisional Hernia

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ganshirt treats Incisional Hernia more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Ganshirt treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Ganshirt's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia

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Dr. Ganshirt accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna POS
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Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Choice Care PPO
Humana HMO
PHCS Network PPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." 


  • General Surgery

Board Certifications


Providence Hospital
Residency Hospital
Loyola University of Chicago / Stritch School of Medicine
Medical School


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (847) 260-7897, and for other questions, call (847) 234-4310.

Does Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Ganshirt has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Ganshirt's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ganshirt frequently treats Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open, Inguinal Hernia, and Incisional Hernia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ganshirt treats.

Where is Dr. Stephen Ganshirt, MD's office located?

Dr. Ganshirt's office is located at 1475 E Belvidere Rd Ste 214, Grayslake, IL 60030. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Ganshirt is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

Lake Forest, IL

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)