Dr. Swati Kulkarni, MD

Dr. Swati Kulkarni, MD

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Breast Surgical Oncology  |  
Female  |  
49 y/o
(1)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Swati Kulkarni, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1995 and specializes in breast surgical oncology, surgical oncology, and more.Read her story

Northwestern Medical Group

250 E Superior St Ste 4-420

Chicago, IL 60611
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Kulkarni performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
high
more than 82% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 66% of peers

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Dr. Kulkarni's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kulkarni "Swati Kulkarni, MD, is a skilled breast surgeon and an expert in the management and treatment of breast cancer and benign breast disease. Dr. Kulkarni specializes in surgical breast procedures, including lumpectomy, sentinel node biopsy, axillary dissection and mastectomy. She also has expertise in newer techniques such as skin-sparing mastectomy, nipple-sparing mastectomy, and oncoplastic lumpectomy. In addition to being an experienced clinician, Dr. Kulkarni is an active translational and clinical researcher. Her research focuses on breast cancer prevention, risk assessment, obesity as a risk factor for breast cancer, and molecular markers that predict recurrence after breast cancer diagnosis. She has received National Cancer Institute funding to support her research."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kulkarni ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "
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Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Surgery
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Surgical Biopsy

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

  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • New York Presbyterian Cornell University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • New York Presbyterian Cornell University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • New York Presbyterian Cornell University
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kulkarni has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kulkarni's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kulkarni to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kulkarni's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kulkarni accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Choice
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
    UniCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice
    Choice Plus
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Hospitals where Dr. Kulkarni has admitting privileges

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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