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Dr. Bruce A Orkin MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, and Geriatric Medicine.
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Dr. Bruce Orkin has 5 office locations.
680 N Lake Shore Dr
Apartment 1218
Chicago, IL 60611

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Locations and availability (5)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(5)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bruce Orkin is Good. Dr. Orkin has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.4
  • Currently 2.4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars

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 2 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2011 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2011 - 2012, 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Orkin has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Rush University Medical Center 
  • Tufts Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Orkin accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • CareFirst - 3 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts - 3 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 1 plan
  • Tufts Health Plans - 4 plans
  • Boston Medical Center Health Net Plan - 2 plans
  • Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) - 1 plan


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Bruce A. Orkin practice?
Dr. Bruce Orkin practices Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, and Geriatric Medicine near Chicago, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Washington, DC and Boston, MA.
See Chicago Surgeons, Chicago Colorectal Surgeons, and Chicago Family Physicians.