Dr. Yelena Levitin, MD

Dr. Yelena Levitin, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Yelena Levitin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in general surgery.

129 W Rand Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Contact Information

(847) 215-0530

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Levitin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levitin treats Abdominal Disorders more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Levitin treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Abdominal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levitin treats Abdominal Pain more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Levitin treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Esophageal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levitin treats Esophageal Diseases more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Levitin treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Levitin's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adhesiolysis
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Lesion
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bowel Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Surgery
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Bursitis
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Aspiration
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Cystectomy
Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Endoscopy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Cyst
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Testicular Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymph Node Resection
Mammosite Catheter Insertion
Mastectomy
Melanoma Removal
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Muscle Biopsy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Small Bowel Surgery
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Surgery
Sphincterotomy
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillitis
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

To provide the best surgical care available to my patients and to treat them as I would like to be treated by my doctor-- With respect, compassion, and understanding.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Rush Pres St Lukes/ Cook County
Internship Hospital
2000
Rush University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1994
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
2000
1994
1989

Languages

  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Levitin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Levitin

4.1

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
76.47058823529412%
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4 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(0)
1 Star
20.58823529411765%
(7)

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She is a compassionate and caring about her patients. She has a way of explaining the procedure she will be doing that puts you at ease....not sugar coating or exaggerating...what can be expected. I have extreme confidence in her abilities as a surgeon, and recommend him to anyone needing...Read More
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Dr. Levitin's office was awesome! They got me in right away and even stayed open late to make sure I could be seen the same day . The office manager was so sweet, she offered me a payment plan for surgery costs so everything was really affordable. I'm incredibly lucky to have them as my doctor's...Read More
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Dr. Levitin very friendly made me feel comfortable
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Dr. Levitin excellent no-nonsense Surgeon who will explain everything to you regarding your procedure and will answer any and all questions. My choice for any further surgeries.
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Dr. Yelena Levitin has been amazing throughout this entire experience. I had to have open surgery. She has made me feel comfortable from the beginning and has helped me with the recovery along the way. Should I have to have surgery again for any general reasons, I will most definitely request that...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice PPO
Indemnity
Managed Choice POS
Managed Choice PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
Choice
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
Pipefitters
Principal Life
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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St. Alexius Medical Center

Hoffman Estates, IL

Alexian Brothers Medical Center

Elk Grove Village, IL