Dr. Stuart Issleib, MD

Dr. Stuart Issleib, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
Insurances AcceptedSave
Liberal Arts college education with a strong Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology training.

2525 S Michigan Ave

Chicago, IL 60616

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 95% of peers
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more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders


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  • Anoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

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.


  • Denison University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Chicago Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Issleib has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Issleib's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Issleib to family and friends
based on 32 total reviews (10 with comments)
Dr. Issleib'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 (10)
in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Issleib is on the top of his game. Very thorough. Great personality. Life saver.
in Chicago, IL |
I have been a patient of Dr Issleib for probably 10 years and i am completely satisfied with the care i have recieved.
in Chicago, IL |
One of the best specialists I have had the pleasure of seeing. He is extremely thorough , and you can tell he genuinely cares about you. He takes the time to answer all of your questions . He never talks over you and you never feel like he is in a rush to get to the next patient . He explains in detail the immediate plan, as well as the plan for the future . I came to Dr. Issleib terrified for my health , and 2 weeks later I'm leaving with a smile on my face and excited for my healthy future
in Oak Forest |
Very efficient and kind staff. Dr. Issleib was thorough and kind. He actually remembered my parents.
in Chicago, IL |
I would certainly recommend Dr. Issleib. His knowledge, and care is outstanding. I felt like we were old friends after just meeting him. He patiently took time to explain every detail of my procedure as well as answer every question. His bedside manner is a rare find.
in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Issleib has a great bedside manner. Takes the time to listen and answer questions.
in Chicago, IL |
Fantastic interaction. Third occasion to being serviced by him n his female assistance. Always pleasant and accommodating
Chicago, IL |
Dr. Issleib is a great doctor. It was easy to get my first appointment booked - he had availability within a week. He was very attentive and listened to my concerns without me feeling rushed like most busy offices. His staff was very kind and efficient and helped me reschedule appointments with no issues. I am very happy with his medical care!
in chicago |
in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Issleib is an excellent physician and I have always trusted his professional abiliity, personal accessibility, and thoroughness in explaining the results of both colonoscopies and endoscopies. One of the things I have always appreciated about him is his ability to explain clearly the best course of action -- in terms that are appropriate to my ability to understand prognoses and treatments. In one case, his diagnosis led to additional care that no doubt prevented very serious consequences.
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Dr. Issleib accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Pipefitters
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
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