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Dr. Robin R Fintel Is this you?

About Dr. Robin R Fintel

Dr. Robin R Fintel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chicago, IL, with another office in Chicago, IL. She has 36 years of experience. Her specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robin R Fintel is Good. Dr. Robin R Fintel has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Robin R Fintel is 2.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Robin R Fintel MD

676 N Saint Clair St Ste 2220
Chicago, IL 60611
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Northwestern Memorial Hospital

251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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Specialties

Dr. Robin R Fintel has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • 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. Robin R Fintel has the following 17 expertise

  • Hemorrhoids
  • Gastritis
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Dyspepsia
  • Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
  • Diarrhea
  • Celiac Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Clinical Research
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation

Dr. Robin R Fintel has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Robin R Fintel is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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THIS DOCTOR SHOULD NOT BE PRACTICING MEDICINE!

DO NOT SEE DR ROBIN FINTEL!!! I waited 45 minutes past my appt time and she didnt seem bothered by running that late. When I tried to explain what was wrong with me and had questions she asked to stop talking and that she needs to concentrate on documenting the appointment on her computer. She did not bother to listen to me and did not even "look" at the area I needed treatment. I was stunned by her rude and strange behavior and inability to conduct the appointment. In the end I received no diagnosis, treatment, care or direction but she billed me $440!!! Do not waste your time and money by seeing this doctor.

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NEVER AGAIN!

After reading these reviews I decided to still continue my appt and procedure with this DR. Appt was crazy...she was in and out like the wind..too fast and wasnt really listening to what my answers were to her questions because she asked things over and over. During the procedure I was awake the whole time... in pain and watching her take biopsies!! OUCH!!! never had that experience before. She did not even see me after the procedure but wanted me to come back in 3 weeks to discuss (more money) I talked to her on the phone instead and she told me nothing was wrong everything was normal. I requested my results and discovered there was plenty wrong!!! Im going to another University now. Stay away from this DR. She goes so fast she misses problems.

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Expensive and time consuming

High fees, recommended expensive procedures, wrote expensive prescription. Struggling to pay bills from 30 minute appointment. Didn't buy prescription. Lost half day of work wages for the visit. Better off getting a flight to a beach and back the same day. Costs less.

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Upset

Was late for test & seemed very rushed. reluctant to talk to me on phone to tell me what she found.Waited a week after I received the path report to see her for explanation. Lost my voice after test & have not regained it in 6 weeks. ENT says the scope had hit next to my vocal chords & it has to heal.

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rushed, inattentive and unresponsive

After two visits to see Dr. Fintel, she may have said 3 sentences to me. She got visibly upset when she asked me to see a prescription note that she thought she had given me but had not. She does not keep the patient informed or involved in the process, instead scheduling multiple tests all over the hospital. When I called in to get test results I was told she would call me yesterday. Yesterday I happened to wake up with sharp abdominal pains, so I called her office at 9am, 11:30am, and 3pm...she never called back to consult about my pain or to give test results. Today I stopped into her office at noon after my third test, and was told she could see me after her other patients. Since I had missed a day and a half of work, I could not wait anymore. Instead, I asked to verify that she would call me when she finished with her patients. It is 4:30 on day 2, and not a single a attempt to call me. At 4:00 my husband called to ask if there is anyway we could escalate this matter, but he was told she has a private practice so she doesn't have a supervisor and that I could go the ER. I would never, ever recommend her to anyone. She's ruined my view of Northwestern.

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  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University

    Graduated in 1982

  • Johns Hopkins Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Robin R Fintel 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 HealthAmerica PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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