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Christine M Gresik, MD

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4.8/5
144 Ratings55 Comments
Specialties:
Breast Surgery
Practice:
Edward Surgical Oncology Group
Hospital Affiliations:
Elmhurst Hospital; Edward Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Breast cancer; Benign breast disease; Breast Cancer Risk Assessment; High Risk Breast Disease; Oncoplastic Breast Surgery; Genetic Testing/Counseling; Breast Surgery; Breast Diseases; Nipple Sparing Mastectomies; Cancer / Tumors; Surgical Oncology

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

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Philosophy Of Care

Because 100 percent of my practice is dedicated to caring for women with a variety of breast conditions, I can keep current in a rapidly changing field. And while I am a surgeon, not all of my patients require surgery or have breast cancer. Some of my patients have other breast conditions like cysts or abnormal mammograms, and I work closely with my patients to develop the course of treatment that's right for them.
If a patient does require surgery, I am trained as an oncoplastic surgeon, which means I can manipulate and reposition breast tissue following an excisional biopsy or lumpectomy, to maintain the natural contour of the breast. I can help my patients maintain their self esteem, which is so important to me.
It's rewarding for me to develop relationships with my patients. I want each and every one to think of me as a partner, and ultimately, a friend who can help in the decision-making process and throughout the duration of her treatment.
Learning from my patients, seeing their bravery if they're faced with a frightening situation, hearing their stories - it's wonderful to partner with them on every step of their journey.

Education & Credentials

Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, 2006; Loyola University of Chicago-Stritch School of Medicine (Illinois), 2006

Internship: Loyola University Medical Center, 2007

Residency: Loyola University Medical Center, 2011; Loyola University Medical Center (Illinois), 2011

Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2012

Insurance Accepted

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

Reviews

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Overall Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5
(144 Ratings, 55 Comments)
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2/25/2019
My only negative is the wait time to see this provider but she always spends enough time with all of her patients to answer their questions so in the end the wait time is worth it. In general, the office area seems a bit cramped compared to other provider's offices.
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2/12/2019
This being my first encounter with cancer is all of question. Dr. Gresik, Dr. ... & ... were very helpful guiding me to this point; also giving me reassurance of any further assistance required.
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2/5/2019
This was my first visit to *Dr. Gresik's office as my previous doctor, who I had seen for almost 20 yrs., relocated out of state. Although I was apprehensive about seeing a new doctor she was very attentive and understanding and I will gladly see her again when needed!
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1/28/2019
I received very personal care. I felt that although it was the first time I met Dr Gresik she knew my medical history and the plan for my surgery took that into account along with my new diagnosis. I left with a specific short term plan and an idea of what would follow my surgery based on current information which might change with post surgery new information. Most of all I thought she really cared, something I experience with all doctors and staff at Elmhurst Hospital.
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1/28/2019
I feel Dr. Grezsik is excellent surgeon and provider.
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1/21/2019
Dr Gresik is very caring and knowledgeable and cares about her patients . Excellent doctor!
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1/14/2019
The staff at the oncology clinic was very courteous and compassionate. The doctor and her staff were excellent. While speaking with honesty, they were still able to take a very anxiety-provoking condition and make it much less fearful. I felt an instant trust with the doctor and am confident that she will work diligently toward the best possible outcome.
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1/14/2019
Dr. Gresik, is by far one of the most thorough and helpful physicians I have had.
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1/11/2019
Very pleasant office staff. Very kind physician.
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12/18/2018
From the moment I had first contact w/Edwards Hospital & its employees, I've had nothing but exemplary care. I haven't seen this level of pride for ones surroundings, job position in such a long time. These people have set a new high in health care! This hospital is over an hour from our house...
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