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Dr. Fernanda Heitor Behdad, MD

Geriatric Medicine
3.0 (4)
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Fernanda Heitor Behdad, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Geriatric Medicine, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Geriatric Medicine. They graduated from Pontifical Catholic University Of Campinas (Brazil) and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Heitor Behdad works at Oak Street Health Hermosa in Chicago, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Difficulty With Walking, Gait Abnormality and Muscle Weakness along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Locations

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    Oak Street Health Hermosa
    4417 W Diversey Ave, Chicago, IL 60639 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 795-4914

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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Cofinity
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
    • First Health
    • Galaxy Health Network
    • HealthLink
    • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    • HFN
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan
    • Private HealthCare Systems
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Viant

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    Aug 08, 2019
    Dr Heitor takes time to listen and explain and somehow manages to be warm and professional at the same time. Very knowledgeable. Highly recommend.
    Leslie C. — Aug 08, 2019
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    About Dr. Fernanda Heitor Behdad, MD

    Specialties
    • Geriatric Medicine
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Dutch
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1902027113
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Of Michigan Health System
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • St Mary's Health Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Pontifical Catholic University Of Campinas (Brazil)
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Fernanda Heitor Behdad, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Heitor Behdad is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Heitor Behdad has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Heitor Behdad has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Heitor Behdad works at Oak Street Health Hermosa in Chicago, IL. View the full address on Dr. Heitor Behdad’s profile.

    Dr. Heitor Behdad has seen patients for Difficulty With Walking, Gait Abnormality and Muscle Weakness, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Heitor Behdad on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Heitor Behdad. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Heitor Behdad.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Heitor Behdad, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Heitor Behdad appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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