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Dr. Ljubomir Ilic

Nephrology and Dialysis
IL
23 years experience male

Locations

Northwestern Medicine

Address

251 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611
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About

Bio

After graduating from Harvard Medical, I completed training in Internal Medicine at Yale and nephrology at Harvard. Expert in hypertension and chronic kidney disease.

Specialties
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Nephrology and Dialysis

Licenses

United States: Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
2-week quarantine: You have been exposed to Covid-19. Please shelter in place for 2 weeks and call a physician if you develop fever, headache, cough, shortness of breath... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Quarantine: Please isolate yourself from family and community for 2 weeks. It is also important to let your close contacts know that you tested positive so they ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Yes it probly is.: You are very unlikely to develop adrenal insufficency after ten days of taking steroids and from that standpoint you can stop them without tapering. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Yes it does.: Planb belongs to post coital contraceptive methods when taking high dose oral Progesterone with or without estrogen combination prevents pregnancy. I... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Yes it does.: Sex is form of exercise and requires catecholamine release (ex adrenaline), which will raise your blood pressure. It is not a heavy exercise though, ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Inflammation: ESR and CRP are non-specific markers of inflammation and are used to monitor both infectious and autoimmune processes
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Insulin resistance: Diet, exercise, and, most importantly, weight loss will decrease insulin resistance and likely normalize your blood sugars.
A male asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
No.: Spot urine protein to creatinine ratio must be ordered separately. Trace proteinuria can be significant in some disease conditions such as diabetes, ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Very concerned.: I presume that described hypokinesis was noted during stress portion of your test and was not present at rest. You have significant blockage in one o... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Gross hematuria: it sounds like you are experiencing gross hematuria, which can have multiple causes, some of which can be serious. Prolonged gross hematuria might ne... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Evaluation: Elevated creatinine is a marker of decreased renal function, which can have many causes including urinary obstruction and infection which are likely i... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Proteinuria: The observed proteinuria should be verified and further quantified. If truly present, it does represent a marker of kidney disease. Furthermore, if yo... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Yes.: It is quite common to have some bleeding around your next projected period after becoming pregnant.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Depends.: Hepatits c virus (hcv) is diagnosed with an antibody against hcv (anti hcv ab) and not by pcr. Some number of patients are able to clear initial hcv ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Weak natriuretic: Spironolactone has weak natriuretic properties. You are unlikely to notice changes in your urinary frequency from spironolactone alone.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ljubomir Ilic
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Heart rhythm monitor: You should have an ECG and possible a heart rhythm monitor (holter) to capture the electrical activity of your heart at the time of your symptoms.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ilic is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ilic is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dec 16, 2014
Dr. Ilic is awesome!
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Thanks for your quick reply! How soon can I take pregnancy test? Thanks for your reply back.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, getting a LHC next week.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

YALE-NEW HAVEN HOSPITAL
Completed 2004

Affiliations

American Board of Internal Medicine
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