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About Dr. William J Gradishar

Dr. William J Gradishar, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chicago, IL, with another office in Chicago, IL. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Gradishar is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Gradishar has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

32 Ratings with 15 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William J Gradishar is Good. Dr. William J Gradishar has been rated by 32 patients. From those 32 patients 15 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. William J Gradishar is 3.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Prentice Womens Hospital

250 E Superior St
Chicago, IL 60611
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Maggie Daley Center For Womens Cancer Care

250 E Superior St Ste 4
Chicago, IL 60611
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Specialties

Dr. William J Gradishar 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. William J Gradishar has the following 18 expertise

  • Metastasis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Local Neoplasm Recurrence
  • Pathologic Neovascularization
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Hormone-Dependent Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cystinosis
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Neutropenia
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Osteoporosis

Board Certifications

Dr. William J Gradishar is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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One Star

As a breast cancer survivor, a less than 5 minute first time establish appointment is not appropriate!

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One Star

Worst appointment ever. He was rude, obviously annoyed, rough while examining me, and made me feel I was wasting his valuable time. " oh, just a few aches and pains?" More like pain that keeps me awake half the night, has me crying, nauseated, etc..... Think he would check a calcium level or order a bone scan? No........... I'm not going back. Time for a new oncologist. Bye bye Northwestern.

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No Thanks

So happy I left my care at Northwestern and have been under care at University of Chicago. My first meeting with Dr. Gradishar, first he wanted to know why I was seeing him, second he told me I won't survive. Enough said.

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The Worst

Dr. Gradishar did not do thorough or adequate tests during her periodic visits, like a bone scan, which would have revealed that my Mother's cancer had returned, and metasticized to her spine. She died from complications of her cancer, not before suffering terribly.

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Dr Gradishar and "my mistake"

I thought he was great...I was wrong! I thought he was a cut above the rest...I was wrong! I thought he would take care of my cancer needs...Boy was I mistaken!! He is rude abrupt and I am sorry I had him as my oncologist....Hopefully , I will never see him again!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® For Cancer are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals as being the best in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer and its related ramifications. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (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. Gradishar is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Michael Reese Hospital Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. William J Gradishar accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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