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Beatrice C Klade, M.D.

4.8/5
52 Ratings11 Comments
Specialties:
General Surgery; Breast Surgery
Practice:
Edward-Elmhurst Medical Group
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
Language:
Hungarian
Clinical Interests:
Breast Surgery; Melanoma; Varicose vein procedures; Breast health; Stereotactic Breast Surgery; General Surgery; Benign and malignant conditions of the colon; Benign breast disease; Hernia surgery; Laparoscopic Surgery; Nipple Sparing Mastectomies; Breast Cancer; Gallbladder disease; Lumpectomy; Sentinel node biopsy; Surgical breast biopsy

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

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Philosophy Of Care

Thank you for considering me as your partner in your journey to better health. A significant portion of my surgical practice focuses on breast care. There is no one size fits all course of action when it comes to breast care – and it goes beyond surgery. Each person is an individual with different needs and expectations. My role is to understand my patients so their needs and expectations can be met. Many women may not need surgery, but may need guidance and close follow-up.

For women who do need intervention, we will discuss your options and which path is right for you. Options can include stereotactic or surgical biopsy, lumpectomy or nipple-sparing mastectomy and sentinel node biopsy as needed. I collaborate closely with our plastic surgery team to achieve cosmetic results, which can help you maintain your dignity and self-esteem.

I am a member of the Edward Hospital Breast Clinic that brings specialists together for your care. I also participate in the multidisciplinary Tumor Board meetings, where I review and discuss your diagnosis with your entire treatment team to deliver seamless care. I am an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Having recently experienced my own health scare which resulted in surgery, I can say that the experience humbled me and has made me appreciate how emotional this time can be for the patient and the entire family. I feel this experience has made me a better person as well as a better doctor.

In addition to breast care, I also perform a variety of laparoscopic and traditional open procedures for gallbladder disease, hernias, melanoma, and benign and malignant conditions of the colon, as well as varicose vein treatment.

I have been on the medical staff at Edward Hospital since 1996, and my family and I are proud to be part of this vibrant community. I am also very proud of the excellent medical care that we are able to provide to our patients at Edward Hospital. I look forward to the opportunity to be of service to you and your family.

Education & Credentials

Education: Rush University Medical College (Illinois), 1991

Residency: University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Residency Program, 1996

Society: American College of Surgeons; American Medical Association; Chicago Medical Society; Internal Med Soc of IL; Warren H Cole Society

Certifications

General Surgery

Insurance Accepted

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

Reviews

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Overall Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5
(52 Ratings, 11 Comments)
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7/22/2022
She drew a picture to explain what happens after removal.
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6/22/2022
I love Dr Klade. She's calm and listens. And she seems like she really cares about helping her patients
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6/22/2022
*Dr. Klade provided me with excellent information regarding my feeding tube. Probably the best info I ever received & I have had this tube for several years.
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4/29/2022
Like that doctor took time to talk to me, and she had a emergency to go to. She didn't rush, really happy with that.
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4/18/2022
Good
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3/21/2022
*Dr. Klade knew what problem was after my discussion with her & exam. Recommended further tests very punctual on getting insurance approval.
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2/16/2022
Dr. Klade was caring and discussed and explained my gallbladder surgery in great detail. She even drew on paper exactly what was happening with my gallbladder! Excellent doctor!
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1/10/2022
She explained everything to me in a way that I could understand.
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1/6/2022
I think *Dr. Klade has provided me with excellent care.
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10/26/2021
Dr Klade was reassuring, courteous and took the time to review my results, address my deep concerns and recommend what is most appropriate in my case to pursue to complete work up.
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