Dr. Steven Boas, MD

Dr. Steven Boas, MD

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Pediatric Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
54 y/o
(33)

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Dr. Steven Boas, MD is a pediatric pulmonology doctor who practices in Glenview, IL. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Read his story

Chicago Pulmonary Specialists, Glenview, IL

2401 Ravine Way Ste 302

Glenview, IL 60025
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Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Top Care Areas

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Pulmonary Function Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Boas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Boas "Dr. Boas is the founder and president of Chicago Pulmonary Specialists. The organization encompasses Children's Asthma Respiratory and Exercise Specialists, The Cystic Fibrosis Center of Chicago, The Sports Physiology Center of Chicago, and The Cystic Fibrosis Institute, the region's only not-for-profit based organization dedicated to helping individuals with cystic fibrosis. His medical interest include cystic fibrosis, exercise related disorders, asthma, and vocal cord dysfunction. Dr. Boas is an avid baseball fan, enjoys biking, and has a deep care about patient advocacy. Listed below is his education and professional background: • College: Lafayette College and Fairleigh Dickinson University • Medical School: State University of New York at Stony Brook • Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh • Pediatric Residency: Boston City Hospital and Nassau County Medical Center Additionally, Dr. Boas has the appointment of Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and faculty appointments at University of Illinois at Chicago, and Rush Medical College. In these roles, Dr. Boas and his staff teach Medical Residents, Nurse Practitioner students, Respiratory Therapists, Physician Assistant students, and Graduate/Undergraduate Exercise Physiologists. What is a Professor? Professor is an academic rank or title awarded by a University to recognize professional achievement and accomplishments. Professor is the highest rank one can achieve and reflects a regional, national, and international reputation in one's field. Academic ranks progress from Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and ultimately Professor. At Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, less than 5% of community based pediatricians have achieved the rank of Professor. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Boas "Clinical

Our practice is dedicated to the care of children and adolescents with acute or chronic respiratory disorders such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic lung disease, and exercise disorders.

Research

As part of our ongoing commitment to advances in the field of pediatric pulmonology, our medical practice conducts clinical research trials as well as independent research studies.

Teaching 

As a member of the medical staff at NorthShore University Health Systems, Lake Forest Hospital, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Edward Hospital, Northwest Community Hospital, Advocate Sherman Hospital, Dr. Boas and his staff are committed to the training of general pediatricians and future healthcare professionals."

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
25

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blastomycosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough
2

Procedures

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test

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

  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Boston City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Nassau County Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Pittsburgh Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Boas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Boas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Boas to family and friends
3.2
based on 33 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Boas' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Very ‘money hungry’ office! I cancelled an appointment 24 hours ahead of schedule and spoke with Annmarie. We rescheduled to another date. My son had a concussion during baseball warmups and I cancelled the second appointment at least 2 days before it was scheduled. I then received a $75 charge...more
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This office and Doctor just want your money and give you minimal time, poor manners and unprofessional staffing. go elsewhere!
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in Mount Prospect |
Dr. Boas truly cares for his patients, and takes the time to answer questions and address concerns. We absolutely love him and his staff, we see them every 2 months for the last 7 years and have never had an issue.
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Normal, IL |
You will never find a more dedicated doctor. If you or your child has cystic fibrosis, there is no other doctor in the state of Illinois that even comes close to the level of care Dr. Boas provides. We have driven 2 hours each way for almost 20 years to see him. The wait may be a little long in...more
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Dr. Boas is the most amazing doctor! You want him caring for your lungs! He is knowledgeable, understanding and dedicated. Appointments include many parts - breathing tests, updating records and the visit. What you get for your time is a doctor who is dedicated to your child's health, attentive...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Boas accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
    Choice Care
    Tricare
  • Principal Life
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Boas has admitting privileges

Edward Hospital and Health Services
801 S Washington St
Naperville, IL 60540
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Evanston Hospital
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
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St. Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
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