Dr. Vishal Bhalani, MD

Dr. Vishal Bhalani, MD

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Age 37
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Dr. Vishal Bhalani, MD is an urology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 2006 and specializes in urology, laparoscopic surgery, and more.Read his story

4700 N Marine Dr Ste 300

Chicago, IL 60640

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Urinary Incontinence
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more than 96% of peers
Bladder Diseases
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more than 96% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Bhalani's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bhalani "Dr. Vishal Bhalani is board certified in Urology and specializes in all aspects of genitourinary surgery. He is also a robotics trained surgeon, who joins us after relocating his practice from Chicago, where he served as Chair of Robotic Surgery. Dr. Bhalani's other interests include penile prosthesis surgery, male and female incontinence, Interstim and Botox for refractory urinary symptoms, minimally invasive treatments for BPH, and urethral reconstruction for stricture disease. Dr. Bhalani received a prestigious academic scholarship to the University of Miami where he earned his undergraduate and medical degrees in only 6 years, instead of the traditional 8 years. He completed an internship in General Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, followed by a residency in Urology at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He has published numerous journal articles on topics related to the treatment of prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and kidney stones, as well as improving the techniques of robotic and minimally invasive surgery. His work has been presented at national and international conferences. In addition to his devotion to advancing the field of Urology, Dr. Bhalani is known for his humility and patient-friendly disposition. He believes that excellent outcomes are achieved through effective communication and patient understanding of their condition and treatment options. Outside of his practice, Dr. Bhalani enjoys travel, playing basketball, spending time with his family, and advocating for stronger public health initiatives. Hablo Espanol."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bhalani "I believe good medicine should go beyond providing state-of-the-art urological care. My goal is to combine the level of surgical expertise you might expect from an academic center with the personalized touch of a community facility – all in your backyard. Urology involves delicate tissues and organs, and it raises delicate issues, such as incontinence or erectile dysfunction.

I take the time to really listen to my patients and help them make treatment decisions that best fit their lifestyle and general health. My goal is to always operate as minimally invasively as possible. When developing a treatment plan, I make sure that my patient's understand their options so they can make a fully informed choice."

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3  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

53  Conditions Treated

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36  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.

Education

  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University North Carolina Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bhalani has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bhalani's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bhalani

5.0

Based on 97 reviews

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Dr. Bhalani is one of a kind in the Urology field. He’s so pragmatic in his approach dealing with my condition, and at the same time very well thorough, knowledgeable, and competent. I highly recommend him.
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Honorio santos in Johns creek, CA – Sep 08, 2018
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Dr. Bhalani and his staff are excellent. In particular, Dr. Bhalani is thorough, patient and is a good listener. He allowed me the time I needed to discuss my history and concerns.
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Doug Derrer in Flowery Branch, GA – Aug 08, 2018
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Got an appointment very fast! Also, seems like most doctors offices you're waiting in the exam room for sometimes 30 or 45 minutes. Dr. Bhalani and his staff saw my in minutes. He was very intelligent and clear in explaining to me what was going on with my body and what was needed to get me back...Read More
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David Jones in GA – Jul 14, 2018
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Very caring and easy to talk with regarding one's condition(s). Dr. Vishal Bhalani comes to Georgia via Chicago and I am very impressed with his "bedside" manner and interest in his patients. Two thumbs up for his care and professionalism.
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Robert Rorke in CUMMING, GA – Jul 07, 2018
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I had blood in urine and went to Emory Clinic but was disapointed. The supposedly very good and experienced professor didn't seem to care at all at his patient. So I looked elsewhere and chose Dr. Bhalani based on the good rating and comments. I must say I am very happy about the choice. Dr....Read More
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Simon in Cumming, GA – Jul 05, 2018
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