Catherine M Stachnik, D.O.

36 Ratings12 Comments
Edward Neuroscience Institute
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
Polish, Spanish
Clinical Interests:
Myasthenia Gravis; Neuropathy; Parkinsons Disease; Neuromuscular Disease; Seizure Disorders; Electromyogram; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Electrophysiology; Headaches; Multiple Sclerosis

This physician is employed by Edward and/or Elmhurst



Philosophy Of Care

As a physician of Edward Medical Group, I place my patients first. My expectation is that I provide exceptional patient service and use clinical excellence to provide quality patient care.

Education & Credentials

Medical School: Midwestern Univ/CCOM-Olympia Flds, 2011; Midwestern Univ/CCOM-Olympia Flds, 2011; Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Illinois), 2011

Internship: University of Illinois Hospital (Chicago), 2012; University of Illinois Hospital (Chicago), 2012

Residency: University of Illinois Hospital (Chicago), 2015; University of Illinois Hospital (Chicago), 2015

Fellowship: Northwestern University, 2016



Insurance Accepted

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


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Overall Patient Rating
4.7 out of 5
(36 Ratings, 12 Comments)
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she doesn't run out the door
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very good
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Dr. Stachnik and her staff are top-notch. She has a methodical and inclusive approach to my care that makes me feel safe and confident that we can manage my chronic health condition together.
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I was examined by Dr. S_____ and she is great! She listens to me very carefully and she has helped me a lot with my migraines!
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My overall experience was very positive. No questions were left unanswered. I will continue to be a patient.
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For not being set up with MyChart or email, etc., I would have to rate my providers clinic with a level 5. Everyone has worked extremely will with me.
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Very thorough and professional.
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Everyone in this office is very professional, kind, and supportive!
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The doctor was very condescending and rude. She was an hr. late to the appointment. She did not seem to care about what my concerns were or being late to the appointment. She pretty much told me that she couldn't help me because I was still breast feeding my son in which it felt like she was belittling and shaming me. I've never felt so discouraged of feeling hopeful that I would get help. I left left feeling bad and like I just wasted my time and money to see this doctor. She could have recommended a MRI or looked in more dept. about possible medications or solutions. But instead just shrugged her shoulders as if she were saying "oh well." This doctor needs to work on being more empathetic towards her patients and work at trying to help find a solution toward medical conditions, instead of seeming burdened to be in an exam room with her patients. I hated to leave such a negative review, but this needed to be said to help improve quality of service. Thank you!
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*Dr. Stachnik is very thorough. Listens and considers information from me, explains pros and cons of proposed treatment, etc. I'm a better patient, esp. w/_____ managing the ups & downs of my condition, because of her clinical knowledge and manner. I'm very lucky to have her as my neurologist. And, the entire office is fabulous!