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Dr. Ikuo Hirano, MD

Gastroenterology
4.5 (11)
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Ikuo Hirano, MD

Dr. Ikuo Hirano, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 33 years of experience. They graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Hirano works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Dysphagia, Esophagitis and Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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.

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Dr. Hirano's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Digestive Health Center
    259 E Erie St Fl 16, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 695-5620
  2. 2
    Galter
    675 N Saint Clair St Ste 2140, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 926-2000

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  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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    4.5
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    Oct 14, 2018
    I commute 2 to 3 hours to see Dr.hirano. Every mile is worth seeing him. I'm so blessed to have this doctor for my care. He is so caring excellent bedside manners. I have two incurable diseases. He puts me at ease with each visit. Not the type to just do surgery,but find medical alternatives first.His staff are also excellent. I like having the ability to text him questions & pleased how fast he returns his messages. Thank you Dr.Hirano !
    — Oct 14, 2018
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    About Dr. Ikuo Hirano, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1538195185
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER
    Residency
    Internship
    • BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Hirano has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Hirano works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. View the full address on Dr. Hirano’s profile.

    Dr. Hirano has seen patients for Dysphagia, Esophagitis and Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hirano on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Hirano. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hirano.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Hirano, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Hirano 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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