Dr. Yelena Levitin, MD

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Dr. Yelena Levitin, MD

General Surgery | Female

129 W Rand Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 Get Directions
(847) 215-0530

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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.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Levitin to family and friends
3.7
based on 19 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Levitin
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Levitin's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (14)
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in Illinois |
Very poor bed side manner . No time for answering questions. Spend more time with her nurses than her. Wouldn't recommend to anyone.
in Des Plaines, IL |
Fantastic Doctor and very thorough with what she does. The most painless Colonoscopy i've ever had!
in Palatine, IL |
True to her philosophy! Treated me with the utmost respect, compassion, and understanding.
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Lesion
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Malignant Tumor
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • 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, 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
  • 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
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Rush Pres St Lukes/ Cook County
  • Residency Hospital
    Rush University Medical Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Levitin's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Levitin

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Levitin's 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.