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About Dr. Dean G Tsarwhas

Dr. Dean G Tsarwhas, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lake Forest, IL, with other offices in Grayslake, IL and Lake Forest, IL . He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Tsarwhas is affiliated with Advocate Condell Medical Center. Dr. Tsarwhas has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dean G Tsarwhas is Great. Dr. Dean G Tsarwhas has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Dean G Tsarwhas is 3.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

660 N Westmoreland Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Northestern Medical Group

1475 E Belvidere Rd
Grayslake, IL 60030
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Hunter Family Center For Womens Health

660 N Westmoreland Rd Ste 100
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Specialties

Dr. Dean G Tsarwhas has the following 2 specialties

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Dean G Tsarwhas has the following 16 expertise

  • Clinical Research
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Chemotherapy
  • Leukemia
  • Metastasis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer (Prostatic Neoplasm)
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lymphedema
  • Blood Disorders
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Hepatitis C
  • Multiple Myeloma (Cancer of Plasma Cells)
  • Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia

Dr. Dean G Tsarwhas has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Dean G Tsarwhas is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Dr. Tsarwhas - an excellent physician

I chose Dr. Tsarwhas for the first cancer I had, over 6 years ago, based on sound recommendations from other doctors. I believe I beat that first cancer, in part due to the excellent care I received from Dr. Tsarwhas. When I sadly found myself needing to fight cancer a second time, I did not hesitate to partner again w/Dr. Tsarwhas, though he supported and assisted me in seeking second opinions from two other also highly credentialed physicians. This dr. is current in his knowledge of cancer treatment and he continues to be an invaluable resource to me, as I now strive to live my fullest life as person w/stage 4 cancer. If you want cuddly, get a puppy. If you want an ally determined to help you live as well and and long as possible, reach out to Dr. Tsarwhas. He is respectful and dedicated to eliminating suffering at every opportunity.

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Five Stars

Overall experience was excellent.Diagnosis quickly and accurately established.Dr. was caring and personable.

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Wendy Finger

I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Tsarwhas and was really surprised to see negative comments.Dr. Tsarwhas is compassionate, personable and approachable. I cannot say we've always agreed, but, I have always followed his lead. And when he says we need to do something; we do it. He knows his stuff, is highly intelligent and would not make decisions that are not in my best interest. He has also let me explore options for myself and has supported every personal decision I have made. My surgeon is extremely agressive. Dr. Tsarwhas is a little more conservative. They make a good pair. And, they communicate well on every stage of my treatment...even though my surgeon is out of state. This type of collaboration is rare!I am not the easiest patient. I ask millions of questions, challenge every recommendation and always play devils advocate. Dr. Tsarwhas encourages me to be me. Dr. Tsarwhas has taken a personal interest in me and my husband above and beyond my cancer. He asks about work, life, sports, women's shoes, everything. We have seen him out in the community and he has always stopped us to ask how things are going.Most importantly, he is saving my life. I came to him with a pretty serious case. He encourages me to have hope and to keep on being me. I owe my life to Dr. Tsarwhas and my surgeon. I would recommend him without reservation.

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Excellent Doctor - Highly Recommend

I highly recommend Dr. Dean Tsarwhas. Not only is he an expert in his field, he also has a great bed side manner. He spends as much time with me as needed to make sure I thoroughly understand the answers to my questions. We have open communication, which is important in a doctor-patient relationship, especially when fighting a disease like cancer. He is very aggressive in fighting this disease and thoroughly explains all treatments available, pros and cons, to help one make an intelligent decision how to proceed. He also has a great sense of humor. I have recommended Dr. Tsarwhas many times without reservation.

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One Star

Bad doctor. All he cares about is the money involved. Dr. Tsarwhas could care less about his patients.

Doctor's Response

This could not be farther from the truth. I have dedicate my life and have sacrificed to serve patients with cancer and blood diseases. I care for all patients regardless of their ability to pay and have done extensive pro bono work.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Tsarwhas is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • Northeastern Ohio University College Of Medicine And Pharmacy

    Graduated in 1987

  • Brigham & Womens Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Dean G Tsarwhas accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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