Dr. Stephen Haggerty Sr, MD

Dr. Stephen Haggerty Sr, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Stephen Haggerty Sr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Highland Park, IL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

757 Park Ave W Ste 2805

Highland Park, IL 60035

Contact Information

(847) 570-1700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 94% of peers
more than 78% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 16% of peers

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This content was provided by Dr. Haggerty Sr "I like to form a strong bond with my patients and provide education about their disease and discuss options. I am experienced and skilled in performing many operations and have low complication rates. I provide faithful follow-up until the patient is recovered and stress good communication among other health care providers. "

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

39  Procedures

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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 Missouri / Columbia Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Haggerty Sr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Haggerty Sr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Haggerty Sr to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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Dr. Haggerty Sr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

An excellent surgeon who was compassionate and did a fantastic job--performing 2 surgeries on me at the same time for both hernia and gall bladder. A great listener and explainer. Made the effort to check on me each day and also handled questions I personally wrote in about on North Shore Connect....more
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I went to Dr. Haggerty twice - first in May of 2017 for an umbilical hernia mesh removal and suture repair and then just last week in December 2017 for another suture repair of an umbilical hernia. He has been nothing but gracious, excellent at what he does and was one of the VERY FEW qualified...more
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Dr Haggerty performed a traditional hernia repair on me, from all of the horror stories I've heard, my experience was relatively painless and I was back to normal in a few days- playing volleyball again in about 6 weeks. I attribute this to his skill and care.
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I would never recommend anyone going to Dr. Haggerty for WLS. He does not stand behind his work, take any responsibility or interest in his patients and their results. I am beyond disappointed in him and his complete lack of concern or regard for a surgery that he performed . My results have been...more
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Dr Haggerty messed up my wife's prescription and wasted over 3 hours of our time trying to get it cleared up. He did not return phone calls and was oblivious to the aggravation he caused our family. If your going to write a prescription it would be helpful to write it for a product that exists and...more
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