Dr. Jonathan Song

Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
St. Charles, IL

Locations

TLC Medical Group, S.C.

St. Charles, IL

Address

2455 Dean St. (Suite A), St. Charles, IL
Directions

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Fax

6305139617

Office

St. Charles, IL

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Specialties
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Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
20 weeks: Although this may differ depending on the body types of people, pregnant women will typically start to show around 16-22 weeks of pregnancy.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes and No!: Complex topic but to be brief: most common condition responsible for "lumpiness" or "bumps." it usually affects women of reproductive age and declines... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes: If a miscarriage occurs very early in pregnancy, it may appear to be a longer, crampier and heavier menstruation than usual, especially if you are a f... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Not for adults: Toxoplasmosis can cause congenital anomalies (birth defects) but it will not harm any adult who has an intact immune system. Do not change the litter ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes and No: Significance depends on your age. Ca-125 is a non-specific tumor marker for ovarian cancer (oc). Since oc is rare in younger patients, your age will i... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
After 12 weeks: Unfortunately, most miscarriages (if they occur-hopefully not!) take place within the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. To be on the safe side statistical... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes: You will find differing opinions on the matter, but i see many pts where the fibroids have grown larger over the years and will only cuase potential h... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Not certain: You may be feeling the cervix, or if you have any pelvic floor relaxation, you may be feeling your bladder (cystocele). If you have not felt this befo... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes and No: Progesterone (progestins) is a hormone that will temporarily stabilize the lining in certain patients (people who do not ovulate regularly and therefo... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes.: All pregnancies take place before your menses (period) because ovulation takes place around the 14th day of your cycle. It is actually when you don't ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes and No: If you were prescribed this medication for bacterial vaginosis (bv) and your original symptoms have improved but now experiencing a white creamy disch... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Not really.: It is normal to have some cramping and intermittent to mild bleeding for 2 weeks following the procedure. Bloating doesn't necessarily mean there is ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
No: Yeast infections typically cause vaginal burning and itching, not abdominal pain. If it doesn'r go away in a day or two, please see your doctor.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Usually nothing: Ovarian cysts are normal; we only become concerned if you have too few, too many, or if they are large and/or solid depending on the age. Cysts need ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Could be equivocal: If you are late and did not have your menses yet, it is possible that you may have a very early pregnancy. I would save the money (home pregnancy tes... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Clomid (clomiphene): Pcos stands for poly-cystic ovarian syndrome. To make an accurate diagnosis, dhea-s and free testosterone should be assessed, not just the appearance ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Hard to say: Your adrenal glands sit on top of your kidneys and are far away from your ovaries. Are you sure your doctor didn't say "adnexal mass?" you should fe... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes.: Depending on the length and extent of surgery, which is dependent on the size of the dermoid and severity of endometriosis, the answer is yes. Stomac... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Sub-specialty: It is a sub-specialty field in obstetrics and gynecology where they only see and treat cancer patients. Think of them as special cancer doctors for g... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
No: Let your track record speak for itself! if you've had 3 healthy pregnancies in the past, statistically for your young age group you should be fine. Yo... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Many reasons: It depends on how far along you are in your pregnancy. Pelvic pain could be due to a variety of different reasons (infection, preterm contractions, r... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
On line: You can visit your county health department on line or call them, and they should be able to provide you a list of doctors who accept medicaid.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Midwives are not MD: Midwives are mid-level providers, like a nurse practitioner for example. They are not doctors and will need them in case an emergency arises. They ar... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Injure normal tissue: Radiation surgery (rs) is refinement of radiation treatment (rt), which has existed for many years. Bottom-line:chemotherapy and rt is designed to des... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Unlikely: Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud has a tail that you will not see which your doctor will use someday to remove. It does not have coils like the essure sys... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Many: Under obstetrics there is maternal fetal medicine. Under gynecology there is gynecologic oncology and reproductive endocrinology/infertility. Other ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Infection vs. Endo: There could be many different causes: ovarian cyst, endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, uterine fibroids, etc. You should see your doctor for... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Rare: To enhance our accuracy in medical documenting and to improve efficiency, most practices are adopting electronic medical records so unfortunately, you... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
You need pap first: Your gynecologist can order a pap smear that has the option for sero-typing hpv. There are over 50 serotypes so your doctor can order the high-risk s... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Pap smear: Your doctor can perform a pap smear and through the pap smear, the doctor can order hpv sero-typing since there are at least 50 serotypes in existence... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Eye Doctor: If cosmetic eye surgery is a must for someone to undergo, an ophthalmologist (eye surgeon) may be able to trouble-shoot more complicated issues if the... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Possible: Cysts are normal. You have to realize that it's one of the these cysts that will rupture each month to release an egg, a process called ovulation. W... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
No: I would highly recommend removing them laparoscopically (minimally invasive approach). Although this method is more difficult to perform, for the pat... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Just stop it.: Some people believe that tapering the dosage is a must but it is not mandatory. If a patient develops contraindications to hormone replacement therap... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Bloody discharge: Some women due to hormonal influence, may experience spotting or bloody-mucous discharge a few days before starting menstruation. Recent birth contro... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes: Herpes is very complicated. Simply put, there are essentially two types: cold sores (type i) and genital herpes (type ii). In patients with weak imm... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
May not be related: Fibroids are benign tumors in the pelvis of women and can cause pain and heavy bleeding, but this may not be related to your headaches or your leg pai... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgeon: Management will vary depending on the severity of the injury. Your uncle can either begin with his primary care physician or a sports physician, but ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Post-op recovery: Depending on when you had the surgery, it does take a few weeks and perhaps a cycle or 2 before you feel better. If you've been having painful menses... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Vaginal discharge: Although patients' symptoms may vary, most patients will experience moderate vaginal discharge with odor. Unfortunately, other less medically signif... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes: These are 3-year fellowships a piece so after 4 yrs of medical school, 4 yrs of residency in ob/gyn, 3 yrs of a maternal fetal medicine, if you have t... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
There are none.: The scary part is, there are no "immediate" symptoms which is one of the reasons diseases can be spread unknowingly and damge can occir to the patient... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Possible bleeding: Most birth controll pills contain both estrogen and Progesterone which is how the pills help establish a balance and thus, facilitate the regulation o... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
It's possible: Not all cramping is due to endometriosis, which is the most common cause for pelvic pain and infertility at times, for the reproductive age women. All... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
You need to be seen.: A normal menses last 4-5 days. Heavy or prolonged bleeding may be due to hormonal, anatomical or medical issues. You should see a gynecologist for a c... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Preterm labor?: It could be that you may be entering preterm labor. You should see your OB doctor immediately and see if you are dilating or not. Drink plenty of flu... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Perhaps: Gynecologists would do more of these type of procedures and i would recommend seeing a pediatric gynecologist or a gynecologist as oppose to a general... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes: Anytime there is a change in your bleeding pattern and you are late or if you don't feel well, regardless of whether you are on birth control, pregnan... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Fibroids can be it.: Although fibroids are benign, it may not cause "benign" changes in lifestyle. Fibroids are common; some cause symptoms (sometimes pain, bleeding, pre... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Possible cysts: Your ovaries will not exactly be of the same size. Whether there may be a growth or cysts on your ovaries, these factors will impact size. As long as ... Read More
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Apr 1, 2013
I work with Dr. Song regularly and cannot think of a smarter, more highly qualified, and more compassionate Advanced Laparoscopic Gynecologist. Every patient I have referred has raved about how wond...Read More
Mar 18, 2013
An excellent gynecologist and a very caring doctor. I highly recommend him.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Song is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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thank you its just in my family all the women had endemetrosisb ovarian cyst and im the only thats got 15 yr.my stomach is big and there worried.but thank you
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Many thanks Dr Song. I will tell her to visit her Docto. Regards Steve
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Thank you. But I am a male and live in mid North. Where can I do the test?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rush Medical College, IL
MD

Awards

2010 Distinguished Physician Award - Delnor Hospital (Outstanding Service to Fellow Colleagues or to a Field/Specialty)
2010 Patients' Choice Awards
2009 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Surgical Award - Chicago, IL (1st Place for Alternatives to Hysterectomy: Laparoscopic Myomectomy with Uterine Reconstruction)
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