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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

Practice website

Fax

6305139617

Office

St. Charles, IL

About

Specialties
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Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
90 Days: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can last up to 100-120 days, but loses it's effect in about 90-100 days, which is why you are typically asked to re... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
No.: Depending on the size of the fibroid(s), amount removed and location, i generally tell my patients to refrain from intimate activities for 6 weeks ass... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Apri OCP: There are many oral contraceptive pills (ocp) out there but Apri is a generic, and does not have the highest nor the lowest amount of estrogen so this... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Almost like infant: Since human gestation is 40 weeks long, 20 weeks would mark the half-way point in your pregnancy and believe it or not, your baby will look very ident... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Preterm Labor: Any potentially significant infection increases risk of transmitting bacteria through blood to the unborn child since infectious agents can cross the ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes: Complicated question. Avoid raw fish/poorly cooked meat during pregnancy. Cats crave/eat raw meat when not supervised as oppose to dogs. Toxoplasmosis... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Not always: Colposcopy is fairly general and therefore, general ob/gyns can perform it and if there is a bonafide malignancy, they can be referred to a gynecologi... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Breast surgeon: Bloody nipple discharge can be due to a variety of different reasons and complicated to go into details here. I would recommend seeing a breast surge... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Multiple reasons: Complicated question. If you are anemic (low blood count) due to blood loss from a variety of different causes or chronic illnesses, a complete blood ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Pain/bleeding: An ectopic pregnancy can cause pts to have a positive home pregnancy test, bleeding and pain. The pain can be diffuse, but it can (more often than no... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Call Health Dept: You should be evaluated by a doctor. You might have fibroid tumors. Your local health department can provide you with a list of physicians who accep... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Depends on the cause: Traumatic tears run the risk of infection which can prolong the healing process. Minor tears sustained during birth will heal spontaneously very quic... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Pregnancy test: All contraceptive devices are not perfect, and will therefore not provide anyone with a full 100% guarantee protection from pregnancy. There are many... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes: There are always active research going on in terms of discovering new viruses/bacteria and/or enhancing/improving treatments for pre-existing sexually... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
No.: Oil of olay is designed for external usage only. If you have shaved and require a moisturizer of some sort, you can apply externally but not inside t... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
No.: The requirement to become pregnant is to have an egg present for the sperm to fertilize. As you know, humans do not lay eggs, but we produce them thr... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
DEFINITELY!: Red and white blood cells in urine could mean possible bladder infection; urine culture can confirm this. Endometriosis can only be diagnosed by a bi... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Unlikely: Insemination done at a reproductive endocrinologist's office will entail proper preparation and sterilization that will only enhance your chances for ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Yes: If you had a tubal reversal done, you need to use contraception for 3 months to allow your tubes to heal. If not, the likelihood of an ectopic is high... Read More
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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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