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Dr. Keith Monson

General Surgery
Oak Park, IL
23 years experience male

Locations

Rush University Surgeons

Oak Park, IL

Address

520, S Maple Ave, Oak Park, IL
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 12pm - 4:00pm
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Specialties
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General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

71 Answers
52 Agrees
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Monson
General Surgery 23 years experience
Prevent cancer: It is generally advisable to have the precancerous papilloma removed so that it doesn't have a chance to develop into cancer.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Monson
General Surgery 23 years experience
Mesh: In this day and age, mesh is considered far superior to non-mesh repairs, and the primary reason is recurrence rates. The recurrence rates with mesh repair are much lower than without mesh.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Monson
General Surgery 23 years experience
Surgery: The only effective treatment for symptoms or complications of gallbladder stones is surgery to remove the gallbladder. This can be done in a minimally invasive fashion as an outpatient. Medications are not effective.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Monson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Monson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2013
Thanks a lot doc for ur valuable info. Regards.Dr.Sunil from Bangalore
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rush Medical College, IL
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

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