V Karlos Arcos, MD

53 Ratings11 Comments
Colon & Rectal Surgery; General Surgery
Edward Medical Group
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Anal fissures; Colonoscopy; Hemorrhoids; Colorectal Cancer; Diverticulitis; Gallbladder surgery; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Abdominal Hernia Surgery; Fistulas; da Vinci Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery

This provider is an employee of one of the Edward-Elmhurst Health System entities.



Philosophy Of Care

I believe my patients should always come first and I focus on educating my patients so, together, we can choose the best treatment plan tailored to a patient's individual needs.

Education & Credentials

Education: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2011

Residency: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center School of Community Medicine, 2016

Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2017


Colon & Rectal Surgery

General Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Blue Cross POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Choice Preferred
Blue Precision HMO
Cigna HealthSpring MA HMO
TriWest PC3 / Veterans Administration Community Care
Aetna National Advantage Program
Cigna HealthSpring PPO
Coventry One PPO
Coventry First Health PPO
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna HMO
Ambetter Balanced Care HMO
Ambetter Secure Care HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) and Compete Assure
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Choice MCNP PPO
Blue Choice Options PPO
Beech Street PPO
Imagine Smart Network
Coventry (Personal Care)
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare POS
Humana Gold Plus PPO
Coventry HMO
Coventry POS
Coventry PPO
Coventry Workers Compensation Plan
Galaxy Health PPO (UHC)
Great West Open Access
Great West POS
Great West PPO
HFN Workers Compensation Plan
Humana Choicecare PPO
Humana HMO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Illinos Medicaid
Medicare Part B
MultiPlan PPO
TriCare Standard/Reserve Select PPO
United Healthcare Choice EPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
United HealthCare Choice Select HMO
United Healthcare Select EPO
United Healthcare Select HMO
Sunrise Advantage
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
United HealthCare Select POS


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Overall Patient Rating
4.7 out of 5
(53 Ratings, 11 Comments)
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felt rushed but probably because I knew he was pretty late
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He was running behind schedule so he was in a bit of a hurry.
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He was a very patient doctor and explained everything very thoroughly. refreshing to say the least. he was extremely nice and helpful.
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This was my first experience in a hospital/clinic setting. *Dr. Arcos was phenomenal in reducing any anxiety I was exhibiting. I could not ask for a better experience. Excellent teamwork and communication... couldn't be more pleased.
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Excellent care provided at the facility.
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Thank you and keep it up!
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personable and professional as always
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Very good experience. Made me feel safe and optimistic. Explained all my options and made me understand what was going on.
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Great place. Great staff and excellent doctors!
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Not rushed. Thorough explanations. Complete care for issue that came up.