Dr. Stuart Issleib, MD

Dr. Stuart Issleib, MD


Gastroenterology | Male | 58 years old

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Care Philosophy

I try to integrate a patient's care based on informed and educated decisions that are only possible after a comprehensive visit to our office.Read more

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Liberal Arts college education with a strong Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology training.Read more

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Dr. Issleib's Performance
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    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (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 says...

Liberal Arts college education with a strong Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology training.

Dr. Issleib's Care Philosophy

I try to integrate a patient's care based on informed and educated decisions that are only possible after a comprehensive visit to our office.

Dr. Issleib says...

GI Bleeding, Anemia secondary to GI blood loss, Abdominal pain, Nausea/Vomiting, Personal or Family history of colonic polyps or colorectal cancer, GI tract neoplasms/cancer, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic diseases and neoplasia, IBS, Heartburn/GERD, Colon Cancer screening, diarrhea/constipation, Diverticulosis/Diverticulitis, Peptic ulcer disease, weight loss.

Dr. Issleib's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Background Check

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    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • 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
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders


  • Medical School
    Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Chicago Med Sch

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Denison University

    Graduated in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Procedures Performed

  • 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)