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Dr. Peter Kahrilas, MD

Gastroenterology*
2.8 (25)
Map Pin Small Chicago, IL
Accepting new patients
45 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Peter Kahrilas, MD

Dr. Peter Kahrilas, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 45 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kahrilas, completed a residency at UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF CLEVELAND. Patients rated Dr. Kahrilas an average 2.8 star rating.

Dr. Kahrilas works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL with other offices in Lake Forest, IL and Grayslake, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Dysphagia, Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm and Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept 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. Kahrilas' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Digestive Health Center
    259 E Erie St Ste 1616, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 695-5620
  2. 2
    Northwestern Medical Group
    800 N Westmoreland Rd Ste 100, Lake Forest, IL 60045 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 535-6083
  3. 3
    Northwestern Medicine Gastroenterology Grayslake Outpatient Center
    1475 E Belvidere Rd Ste 311, Grayslake, IL 60030 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 535-6083

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Dysphagia
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
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Dysphagia
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Diarrhea
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophagitis
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Nausea
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Reflux Esophagitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acidosis
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Acute Gastritis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
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Allergic Rhinitis
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Back Pain
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Chest Pain
Chronic Pain
Cirrhosis
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Dehydration
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dry Eyes
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Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dyslipidemia
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Fibromyalgia
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
Gout
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Hiatal Hernia
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Ileus
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Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Pain
Laryngitis
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Migraine
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Neurogenic Bladder
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Pancreatitis
Pollen Allergy
Polymyositis
Polyneuropathy
Pyloric Stenosis
Radiculopathy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shortness of Breath
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Thyroid Goiter
Tobacco Use Disorder
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Anoscopy
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Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    2.8
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    Based on 25 ratings
    Patient Ratings (25)
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    3 Star
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    1 Star
    (13)
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    About Dr. Peter Kahrilas, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 45 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1528098688
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University|Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF CLEVELAND
    Residency
    Internship
    • UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF CLEVELAND
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Kahrilas has seen patients for Dysphagia, Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm and Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kahrilas on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    25 patients have reviewed Dr. Kahrilas. The overall rating for this provider is 2.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kahrilas.

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