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Dr. Eugene Saltzberg

Emergency Medicine
Chicago, IL

Locations

Office

Chicago, IL

Address

Northwestern Memorial Hospital group, Chicago, IL
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About

Bio

I was a practicing / office based Pediatrician x 6 years, then re- trained in Emergency Medicine,. I have been practicing Emergency Medicine and Urgent care x 30 years. High volume and acuity University practice, and " I've seen it all"!!

Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Urgent Care

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: But a better outcome in a problem pregnancy is more likely with prenatal care!!
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Surgery: Gyne can attempt reversal procedure, then have sex at the right time of the month!
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
No: But they need testing in early pregnancy to be sure child not affected
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
YES: Chondromalasia takes time to develop. Not an acute problem
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Very rapidlly: Some allergic reactions are more aggressive than others and spread rapidly. In this case the patient needs emergency medical evaluation.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: A co level must be evaluated to decide on therapy!
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: Tipping body won't > labor!
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Possible problem: See the surgeon!! Possibly early adhesions/ abscess/ infected wound
A male asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
No: It would ba an immaculate conception!! Not possible. Sperm in sea water may live for a short period of time, but will not " find their way home"
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
SEE A Dr.: Could be collapsed lung/ infection or a heart problem!!
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Could be: Signs and symptoms indicate a need for preg. test.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Gyne: Could be a vaginitis. See gynecologist or primary care doc who does gynecology in the office.
A member asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Infection: Could be insect infestation or infection. See his doctor.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Of course: Hepatic encephalopathy due to serum ammonia elevation.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: Damaged heart valves are susceptible to recurrent infection. Be sure to let your dentist know, and take precautions reccomended by your doctor to prev... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Prioritize!!: After a hard workout first replace fluid and electrolytes. Dehydration and electrolyte imbalance can be fatal ! then , replace protein with protein en... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: Can lead to a fatal cardiac arrhythmia!
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
YES: Modern Preg. tests can detect a pregnancy quickly. Get one done today!
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Mold: Yes, depending where you live you could have a fungal respiratory infection.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
No: can have the test as long as no fever.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: Chest compression therapy in a cardiac arrest is not limited by the patient having had stents or a bypass operation.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Hard to say!: "not responding to meds" is too little info to make a judgement. If the "meds" are otc he definitely needs an evaluatin in the urgent care center. If ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Could be: Menses can be variable first months of a pregnancy. Do a home preg. test!!
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
It depends : It depends on the co level in the blood, and type of treatment available.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
48 hrs: Test generally takes 48 hours. When they notify you? depends on the doctor. Call his/her office if no call by 72 hours!!
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Menses irregular: Stress can alter the menstrual cycle, as can intense sports involvement. But, main thing before you take any medication is to have a pregnancy test!!
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
NO: If it is red/ warm swollen: Go to ER. If just pain: try ibuprofen/ rest. if not better in 2 days : Go to Urgent care!!
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Depends: There are 3,7,10,14 day courses of treatment depending on your history and the antibiotic chosen
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Can't answer: failed attempts @ pregnancy +Ovarian cysts: Need Gyne evaluation
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
Emergency Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: Crown treated just like a"real"tooth

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saltzberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saltzberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Can hypoxia be a permanent health issue years low-level CO exposure?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! He has a appt with cardiologist monday!!
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thank you for your time and the quick reply and already tried but was-

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Residency

Northwestern university

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