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Daniel Joseph Douglas, MD, FACS

Philosophy of Care

I am committed to treating the patient in a respectful and professional manner. After thorough explanation of the surgical options available, decisions with the patient are made as a partnership in order to provide the most comprehensive care.

  • General


    • Surgery
    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Years in Practice: 32


    • Surgery

    Accepts both children and adults


    • English

    Surgical treatment of benign and malignant conditions of the breast, hernia repair, gallbladder surgery, surgery of the gastrointestinal tract by both laparoscopic and open techniques.

    Fishing, skiing, hunting, canoeing, golf

  • Education

    School University of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Graduation Date 06/1982
    Degree M.D.
    Honors Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

    School University of Illinois Cook County Hospital
    Title Administrative Chief Resident In General Surgery

  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors 2017
    Date 04/2017

Health Topics Posts
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Topics and Subtopics: Women's Health
Breast asymmetry can be common in women. Find out when it is normal vs. when you should consult with your physician

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By DuPage Medical Group Surgery
Some topics may be embarrassing to talk about, even with your doctor. Learn about a few common nipple issues including nipple inversion and nipple discharge.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health
By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Don’t wait for your physician to recommend a mammogram, instead be proactive about your health and discuss this important test with your physician.

First of all, don't panic. Fortunately, the majority of breast lumps turn out to be non-malignant. Having said that, every breast lump deserves further evaluation by your primary care physician or a surgeon, so call and schedule an appointment. Early diagnosis and treatment is an important determinant of a successful outcome in breast cancer.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health
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