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Alex B Behar, M.D.

4.8/5
65 Ratings15 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.

Education & Credentials

Medical School: 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

Health Financial Network
Humana Gold Plus PPO
Longevity Health Plan of Illinois, Inc.
MultiPlan PPO
Sunrise Advantage
Three Rivers PPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
UHC Nexus ACO - Advocate PPO
United HealthCare Choice Plus PPO
United HealthCare Select POS
United HealthCare Select EPO
Unicare PPO
Veterans Administration Community Care
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare POS
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage POS
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) PPO
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross POS
Blue Cross PPO
Aetna National Advantage Program
Beech Street PPO
Coventry (Personal Care)
Coventry One PPO
Coventry First Health PPO
Coventry HMO
Coventry POS
Coventry PPO
Coventry Workers Compensation Plan
Great West Open Access
Great West POS
Great West PPO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Choicecare PPO
Humana HMO
Humana Gold Plus Integrated MMAI
Illinos Medicaid
Medicare Part B
PHCS PPO
SmartCare/Imagine Health PPO
TriCare Standard/Reserve Select PPO
United Healthcare Choice EPO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United HealthCare Core/Navigate POS
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
United HealthCare Core/Navigate EPO
UHC Nexus ACO - Advocate HMO
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
United HealthCare Core/Navigate HMO
United Healthcare Select HMO
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Ambetter Balanced Care HMO
Ambetter Secure Care HMO
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Choice MCNP PPO
Blue Choice Options PPO
Blue Choice Preferred
Blue Precision HMO
CIGNA POS
Cigna C5 HMO
Cigna C5 POS
Cigna C5 PPO
CIGNA HMO
CIGNA PPO
HFN Workers Compensation Plan

Reviews

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Overall Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5
(65 Ratings, 15 Comments)
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9/29/2019
Love my provider, and my primary, and orthopedic dr.this is my reason for elmhurst
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9/29/2019
this is my first experience with Elmhurst Health. they are Superior compared to ...
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9/28/2019
Dr. Behar took his time to listen and explain the plan of care. He made sure I was in agreement with everything
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9/9/2019
Dr. Bejar was extremely professional, helpful and kind. He made sure I understand treatment and follow up.
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9/9/2019
I had a such a good experience and I am very satisfied with. Thank you!
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8/26/2019
very good
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8/14/2019
He has been the only doctor who went in detail about my back injury after trying to figure out what happened after 5 years when my injury happened.
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8/12/2019
Dr. Behar works very well with people with Down Syndrome. He talks directly to the patient and listens carefully to the patient, as well as the family.
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8/4/2019
Dr Behar & staff are professional & they patiently listen to my concerns. I appreciate each visit as I work towards decreasing my pain
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7/30/2019
Dr. Behar never called me about my knee X-Rays, but he told me that unless there was a problem, he would not call me. So no news was good news. I was able to see the results on my chart.
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