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Alex B Behar, MD

4.8/5
184 Ratings50 Comments
Specialties:
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Sports Medicine
Practice:
Elmhurst Neuroscience Institute
Hospital Affiliations:
Elmhurst Hospital
Language:
Hebrew, Spanish
Clinical Interests:
Neck Pain; Sports Medicine; Hand & Upper Extremities; Ultrasound; Back Pain; Heel & Ankle Pain; Electromyogram; Osteoarthritis; Rotator Cuff; Tendonitis

This provider is an independent medical practitioner who has been permitted to use the hospital's facilities and to exercise his or her independent medical judgment in the care and treatment of his or her patient.

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Philosophy Of Care

As a physiatrist specializing in sports medicine, I aim to prevent and treat musculoskeletal injuries in children and adults. Through evidence based non-operative techniques, my goal is for patients to achieve an improvement in their overall functionality.

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Education & Credentials

Education: Ross University School of Medicine, 2013

Internship: Rush University Medical Center, 2014

Residency: Rush University Medical Center, 2017

Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago, 2018

Certifications

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Sports Medicine

Insurance Accepted

United HealthCare Core/Navigate POS
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
UHC Nexus ACO - Advocate PPO
UHC Nexus ACO - Advocate HMO
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
United HealthCare Choice Plus PPO
United HealthCare Choice Select HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus HMO
United Healthcare PPO
United Healthcare POS
United HealthCare Select EPO
United HealthCare Core/Navigate HMO
United HealthCare Core/Navigate PPO
Unicare PPO
United Healthcare Select EPO
United Healthcare Select HMO
United Healthcare Select Plus PPO
Veterans Administration Community Care
Bright Health - HMO
CIGNA POS
Coventry Health Care
Cigna C5 HMO
Cigna C5 POS
Cigna C5 PPO
Cigna MA PPO
Great West PPO
HealthLink PPO
HFN PPO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Healthlink PPO
HealthLink HMO
Humana Gold Plus Integrated MMAI
Longevity Health Plan of Illinois, Inc.
Oscar Health HMO
United Healthcare Choice EPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice PPO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
Humana HMO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus PPO
Illinois Medicaid
Integrated Health Plan
Medicare Part B
Medicaid
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS PPO
Provider Partners Health Plan of IL (PPHP)
Sunrise Advantage
Tricare Prime HMO
Three Rivers PPO
United HealthCare Core/Navigate EPO
United HealthCare Choice Select PPO
United HealthCare Select POS
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
Aetna Medicare POS
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna NAP
Aetna HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
AARP Medicare Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
Aetna Medicare HMO
Ambetter Balanced Care (Silver)
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) and Compete Assure
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) PPO
Cigna Open Access Plus
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
Blue Cross POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Choice Preferred
Aetna Medicare Advantage POS
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Ambetter Essential Care (Bronze)
Ambetter Secure Care Gold
Cigna Great West PPO
BCBS-Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice MCNP PPO
Blue Choice Options PPO
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Cross HPN-High Performance Network
Blue Precision HMO
Bright Health MA HMO
Beech Street PPO
Imagine Health/Smartcare - PPO
BCBS Medicare Advantage PPO
CIGNA HMO
Cigna One Health HMO
CIGNA PPO
Coventry HMO
Coventry POS
Coventry PPO
Great West Open Access
Great West POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO of Illinois
HST
Humana Choicecare PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Choice Preferred PPO (Bronze)
Blue Choice Preferred PPO (Gold)
Blue Choice Preferred PPO (Silver)
Cigna MA HMO
PHCS PPO
Bright Health MA - PPO

Reviews

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Overall Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5
(184 Ratings, 50 Comments)
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2/8/2022
Dr Behar and Staff are Always Very Pleasant and Friendly
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2/4/2022
GOOD
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1/30/2022
Balanced and caring team
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1/29/2022
Dr. Behar has wonderful bed side manners. Easy to talk to also
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1/29/2022
Explained everything
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1/29/2022
Excellent experience
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1/26/2022
Was good experience and give me information about next step.
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1/26/2022
Very good
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1/8/2022
Excellent doctor; have recommended him to others
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1/5/2022
Great job thank you.
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