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Gillian Alex, MD

4.9
RUSH University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Thoracic Surgery Services
Specialty: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Languages:
English

Locations & Appointments

Primary location
RUSH Thoracic Surgery
RUSH Thoracic Surgery
1520 W Harrison St
Joan and Paul Rubschlager Building
6th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60607

(312) 942-6642
(312) 738-9763
Directions
RUSH Thoracic Surgeons - Joliet
RUSH Thoracic Surgeons - Joliet
1890 Silver Cross Blvd
Pavilion A
Suite 375
New Lenox, IL, 60451

(312) 942-6642
Directions
RUSH Lung Center Upper Airway Program
RUSH Lung Center Upper Airway Program
1520 W Harrison St
Joan and Paul Rubschlager Building
6th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60607

(312) 942-6642
Directions
RUSH Lung Center - Chicago
RUSH Lung Center - Chicago
1520 W Harrison St
Joan and Paul Rubschlager Building
6th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60607

(312) 942-6642
Directions

Credentials

Certifications

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Education and Training

Rush University Medical Center - General Surgery
Rush University Medical Center - Thoracic Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Clinical Expertise

Esophageal cancer

Academics & Publications

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

Aetna
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Affiliated Physician Group
Ambetter of Illinois
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
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) Com
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna
Cigna HMO One Health
Cigna Medicare Advantage
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
CorVel
CountyCare
Coventry
Devoted Health
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
IlliniCare YouthCare
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Meridian Complete (MMAI)
Meridian Health Plan
Molina Dual Options
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
TriCare-Humana Military
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
University of Illinois at Chicago
WellCare Medicare Advantage
Zing Health

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
4.9
Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
4.9
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.9
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.9
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.9
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.9
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jan 2024
All of my encounters with the Dr and staff was excellent
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jan 2024
Excellent
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Dec 2023
One of the finest physicians that I have ever had the pleasure to deal with.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Nov 2023
Highly recommend Dr. ALEX and her team.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Nov 2023
I have recommended my dr to a few friends.She's amazing and so is the staff
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Oct 2023
Excellent professional staff in this office. All very nice people.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Sep 2023
Dr. G. Alex #1!! Excellent surgeon!! Very caring, understanding your concerns. Goes out of her way to answer any question. Never rushes you. Extremely knowledgeable. Doesn't hesitate to talk to other Drs about your case.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2023
She and her staff showed concern and explain things well
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2023
Very thoughtful & organized. Wasn't rushed w/our questions, etc.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2023
Dr Alex seemed to me to be an Incredibly kind professional person! I was able to understand my condition and make good decisions with this Doctor's explanation of my situation.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2023
Dr. Alex very thorough in explaining procedure risks/ benefits. Post op course.
4.6
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2023
Good
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jul 2023
Dr. Alex was very thorough and explained everything in detail that I could understand. Excellent!
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jun 2023
Best survice all around
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jun 2023
Dr. Alex's interaction with me and NOT a device was refreshing! She explained my treatment in detail with a visual support. 45 minutes of patient-doctor interaction was truly amazing!!!!!
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2023
Was very happy and comfortable with Dr. Gill. She explained everything. I feel she is the right fit for my surgery and concerns.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2023
Love Dr. Alex