We found 10 providers with an interest in urinary tract infection and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Oakbrook Terrace, IL.

Dr. David Alan Hatch, MD
Specializes in Urology
1s224 and 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. David Hatch works as an urologist in Maywood, IL, Darien, IL, and Oakbrook Terrace, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: urinary tract infection (UTI) and kidney transplant. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Hatch attended the University of Utah School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University for residency. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Hatch's professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Ronald McDonald Children's Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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All Interests: Urinary Tract Infection, Kidney Transplant

Dr. Max Maizels, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, Urology
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Max Maizels works as a pediatric surgeon and urologist in Chicago, IL, Plainfield, IL, and Vernon Hills, IL. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Maizels accepts. Dr. Maizels attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Maizels completed residency programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Boston Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Urinary Incontinence, Vesicoureteral Reflux, Urinary Tract Infection

Dr. Jeffrey D Branch, MD
Specializes in Urology
1s224 and 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Branch, who practices in Maywood, IL and Oakbrook Terrace, IL, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Branch's areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Branch takes. He obtained his medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is professionally affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Dr. Larissa Bresler, MD
Specializes in Urology
1s224 and 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Larissa Bresler is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). She graduated from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Clinical interests for Dr. Bresler include minimally invasive surgery, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She speaks Russian. Dr. Bresler is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Urinary Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Prostate Surgery, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammed Shujauddin Ahmed, DO
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2340 South Highland Avenue; #160
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Mohammed Ahmed is an adult nephrology specialist. His areas of expertise include acute kidney injury (AKI), hypertension (high blood pressure), and urinary tract infection (UTI). Dr. Ahmed takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Midwestern University. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. Dr. Ahmed's professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Scott M Multack, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
911 N. Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Scott Multack's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among Dr. Multack's clinical interests: menopause, cystocele (bladder prolapse), and adolescent issues. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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Dr. Kavita M Hodgkins, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Kavita Hodgkins' specialty is pediatric nephrology (kidney disease). Her clinical interests include kidney problems. Dr. Hodgkins is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her education and training includes medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Hodgkins is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more.

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All Interests: Acute Kidney Injury, Hypertension, Kidney Problems, Urinary Tract Infection

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3743 Highland Avenue; Suite 1001
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Sheetal Rao works as an internist. She attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. These areas are among Dr. Rao's clinical interests: diabetes, thyroid problems, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Humana HMO, and more. Dr. Rao is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Dr. William Joseph Moran, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. William Moran's specialty is family medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: thyroid problems, dermatitis (skin inflammation), and cervical (neck) spine problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University, Dr. Moran attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Moran accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Dr. Mohammed Akbar Yousuf, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
5101 Willow Springs Road
La Grange, IL
 

Dr. Mohammed Yousuf's specialties are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in La Grange, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yousuf include gout, diabetes, and ear infection. Dr. Yousuf is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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What is a Urinary Tract Infection?

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, happens when bacteria enter the body through the opening where urine is normally released. The bacteria infect the lining of the urethra and bladder, turning them red and inflamed. This causes pain in the abdomen or pelvic area, a burning sensation during urination, a sense of urgency about going to the bathroom, frequent urination, and urine that smells bad and looks cloudy, or even contains traces of blood. If the urinary tract infection is severe, it may travel all the way to the kidneys, a more serious kind of UTI called pyelonephritis. Patients with this kidney infection might have blood in their urine, feel back pain, and develop a fever.

Urinary tract infections are extremely common: 12% of all men and 40-50% of all women will have a urinary tract infection during their lifetime. They are more common in women because women have shorter urethras, so bacteria have a shorter distance to travel from the outside of the body to the bladder and cause an infection. Some people also have urethras that are an unusual shape or have an obstruction in the urethra that makes getting a UTI more likely. Also, certain chronic illnesses like diabetes weaken the immune system, so any bacteria in the body are more likely to cause an infection.

A urinary tract infection can be diagnosed very quickly by a doctor. A sample of urine can be examined under a microscope for the presence of bacteria or white blood cells. There are also diagnostic strips that can be used to test a urine sample without the need for a microscope. Once a diagnosis is made, treatment is a course of oral antibiotics, and most patients feel better within just a few days. There are some things that patients can do themselves to help reduce the risk of getting a urinary tract infection in the future. Stay well hydrated, wipe from front to back after going to the bathroom, wear breathable cotton undergarments, and don’t hold it in when you feel the urge to go.
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