Shahid Ekbal, MD

4.1
Rush University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Urology Services
Languages:
English
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Rush Employed Provider

About Me

The important thing is to relieve the patient of their problem and their anxiety. When the patients come and tell you where they were and where they are now after the treatment, that’s most gratifying for a doctor.

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Locations & Appointments

Primary location
Rush Urology - Suite 970
Rush Urology - Suite 970
1725 W Harrison St
Professional Building
Suite 970
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 563-3447
(312) 563-3721
Directions

Credentials

Certifications

Urology

Education and Training

Rush University Medical Center - Urology
Dow Medical College, Pakistan

Clinical Expertise

Balanitis
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Erectile dysfunction
Hematuria (blood in urine)
Infertility
Penile and urethral surgery
Peyronie's disease
Prostate cancer
Transurethral needle ablation of prostate
Ureteral stents
Urethral stents
Urinary incontinence

Academics & Publications

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center. In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at Rush University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.

Assistant Professor

Insurance

Advocate Physician Partners
Aetna
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Affiliated Physician Group
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Community Medicaid (FHP & ICP)
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
CorVel
CountyCare
Coventry
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Family Health Network (Inactive)
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana
Humana Medicare Advantage
IlliniCare YouthCare
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Mercy Physician Association
Meridian Health Plan
MultiPlan
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Community Health Partners
Northwest Suburban IPA
Physician Care Network
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Progress Health
Pronger-Smith Medical Care
Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
University of Chicago Health Plans
University of Illinois at Chicago

Accepted insurance plans are subject to change without notice. Please contact your insurance company to verify that the location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network before your visit. If you schedule an appointment and your provider is not in network with your insurance, your out of pocket liability may be higher than expected.

Ratings and Reviews

Overall
4.1
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4
CP concern for questions/worries
4
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.1
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.1
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jan 2021
Dr. Ekbal followed a very logical process to investigate the problem and explained every step along the way. He did not jump to more uncomfortable, invasive examinations until easier test were completed and reviewed.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Dec 2020
very good
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Nov 2020
good
0.9
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Nov 2020
bad
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jun 2020
Dr Ekbal is very patient, caring and quite precise and competent I recommend him always He thoroughly explains procedures and and options .
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jun 2020
Dr. and his team was all concerned about my wellbeing. You just knew it. That was very comforting.

Call (888) 352-7874 for help arranging an appointment

Primary location
Rush Urology - Suite 970
Rush Urology - Suite 970
1725 W Harrison St
Professional Building
Suite 970
Chicago, IL, 60612

Directions