Dr. Yusra Cheema, MD

Dr. Yusra Cheema, MD

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Dr. Yusra Cheema, MD is a nephrology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 4 years. She graduated from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in nephrology.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 18-250

Chicago, IL 60611
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthLink
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • HFN
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Acute Glomerulonephritis
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more than 61% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
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more than 56% of peers
Nephritis and Nephropathy
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more than 51% of peers

Dr. Cheema's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Care Philosophy

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

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

2

Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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

  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheema has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheema's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheema to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Cheema'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

Patient Comments (1)

in Chicago, IL
One of the best doctors I've ever had. Having serious medical issues (Lupus) the care Dr. Cheema exhibited was by far the best. She made me feel comfortable and a priority. Communication outside of office visits were prompt. I always spoke with her. After I would do my labs, she always went over...more
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