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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 is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Hatch is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University for residency. In his practice, he is particularly interested in urinary tract infection (UTI) and kidney transplant. Dr. Hatch honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Ronald McDonald Children's Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

All Interests: Urinary Tract Infection, Kidney Transplant

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

Dr. Max Maizels is a specialist in pediatric surgery and urology (urinary tract disease). He attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Boston Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Maizels is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Maizels accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Maizels is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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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 works as an urologist. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Branch include bladder cancer, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Branch is 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's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Bresler include minimally invasive surgery, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bresler honors. Dr. Bresler graduated from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. Dr. Bresler's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. She is conversant in Russian. She 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 a nephrologist in Hinsdale, IL, Bolingbrook, IL, and Lombard, IL. His areas of expertise include acute kidney injury (AKI), hypertension (high blood pressure), and urinary tract infection (UTI). Dr. Ahmed's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Midwestern University. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) is conversant in Urdu.

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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' medical specialty is pediatric nephrology (kidney disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hodgkins include kidney problems. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hodgkins graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Her residency was performed at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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

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. Dr. Multack's clinical interests include menopause, cystocele (bladder prolapse), and adolescent issues. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Multack graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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

Dr. Sheetal Rao is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rao include diabetes, thyroid problems, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Rao attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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

Dr. William Moran's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Moran's clinical interests include thyroid problems, dermatitis (skin inflammation), and cervical (neck) spine problems. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. His professional affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , urinary tract infection (UTI)

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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. His clinical interests include gout, diabetes, and ear infection. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Yousuf is a graduate of 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.