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Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum), Surgical Specialist
31 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bruce Orkin is Good. Dr. Orkin has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 3.4
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Bruce Orkin, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Anus Diseases
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Ileostomy
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Orkin graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2011 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Orkin has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Rush University Medical Center 
  • Shady Grove Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Bruce A Orkin MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 31 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Bruce A. Orkin practice?
Dr. Bruce Orkin has 1 office location.
Dr. Bruce Orkin practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Chicago, IL.
See Chicago Colorectal Surgeons and Chicago Surgeons.