Michael Hugar, MD

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164 Ratings66 Comments
Internal Medicine
Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Medical Associates
Hospital Affiliations:
Elmhurst Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Primary Care

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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.



Philosophy Of Care

I strive to partner with patients in order to achieve quality in life by promoting optimal wellness. I take the time and get to know my patients and their interests. I treat and follow my patients in both the outpatient and Inpatient settings.

Education & Credentials

Medical School: Rush University Medical Center, 1988

Residency: Rush University Medical Center, 1991

Insurance Accepted

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


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Overall Patient Rating
4.9 out of 5
(164 Ratings, 66 Comments)
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I could not ask for better care from Dr. Hugar & his staff .... excellent !
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Dr. Hugar listened carefully to my concerns. He asked clarifying questions to make sure all my concerns were addressed. He was kind, welcoming, and knowledgeable about my symptoms.
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I cannot say enough good things about *Dr. Hagar. He is knowledgeable, compassionate & excellent about explaining any issues & including me in decisions. One in a million.
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My main concern is the doctor & he always exceeds expectations.
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Dr. Hugar has been my doctor for over 20 years, I have always been highly satisfied with the way he treats his patients, and I trust his medical opinions 100 percent. He's a great doctor!
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I have recommended Dr. Hugar to several people.
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*Dr. Hugar listened to my concern. Did not rush through appointment. Very responsive in reviewing blood tests on my chart.
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Overall very good experience. Have never had to wait long. *Dr. Hugar also called and responded quickly to my concerns about my wife, who is also his patient. She has... me to be informed on her condition).
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Dr Hugar is always very attentive, professional and personable. Always willing to listen to my concerns.
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I always tell my family and friends how much I love the care I receive from Dr Hugar and the staff.