Dr. Yelena Levitin, MD

Dr. Yelena Levitin, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Yelena Levitin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 18 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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Top Care Areas

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Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Levitin "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."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

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82  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Cystectomy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • 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 Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Levitin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Levitin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Levitin

4.1

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
76.47058823529412%
(26)
4 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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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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John Williams in IL – Jun 14, 2018
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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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Sara. G – Jun 03, 2018
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Dr. Levitin very friendly made me feel comfortable
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Yosi Lazor – Mar 26, 2018
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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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Tim Gotlib in Calumet City – Mar 05, 2018
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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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Tyler K. in , IL – Mar 04, 2018
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