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Dr. Rahul Khare

Emergency Medicine
Chicago, IL
23 years experience male

Locations

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Chicago, IL

Address

211 E. Ontario St., Suite 300, Chicago, IL, US
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

About

Bio

Rahul Khare, MD, MS is residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and has done a fellowship in clinical research, specifically studying heart attacks and strokes. After completing medical school, he did his emergency medicine residency at the University of Michigan, and was chief resident there. He has been practicing Emergency Medicine for 10 years and is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University. Dr. Khare has over 50 scientific articles, book chapters, and has published a handbook of Emergency Medicine. He has extensive grants from the Department of Health and Human Services. He has traveled as a medical volunteer to natural disaster sites as a first responder, including Haiti’s earthquake in 2010 and the Philippines typhoon in 2013.

Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: Illinois

Doctor Q&A

11 Answers
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A female asked:
Dr. Rahul Khare
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Cold?: not sure where you're at, but if it is cold where you live, you could have an autoimmune condition called Raynaud's Syndrome. But it's hard to say. Se... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahul Khare
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Very Accurate: Truth is, many of the over-the-counter pregnancy tests are as good (sensitive and specific) as our urine pregnancy tests in the ER and hospital. No ne... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahul Khare
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Perhaps: I would really try boxers and non-tight pants for the next 1-2 weeks and see if this helps. I wouldn't worry about it too much, but if the pain become... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahul Khare
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
This is an emergency: Honestly, worst headache of life, that seems to be 10/10 in pain, could be a life-threatening headache. Things that are are life threatening: intracra... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahul Khare
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Many Reasons: The endometrium is the lining of the uterus, and the lining is referred to as the endometrial stripe. Anything over 3-4mm is considered outside of the... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahul Khare
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Date of conception: Based on the ultrasound due date, your date of conception was: May 7th, 2014. Also, based on on ultrasound (and these can be a bit inaccurate), your l... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahul Khare
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
You could be: If you had unprotected sex about 2 weeks after you had your period, then yes, you could have been ovulating, and you could currently be pregnant. To f... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rahul Khare
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Not sure: i would definitely see your doctor. It could be anything from an STD to a normal reaction to a UTI. Get tested and get examined.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahul Khare
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
It is enough: Here are the instructions: Take 2 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex. This 2-pill dose contains 1.5 mg of levonorgestrel. I am presuming y... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rahul Khare
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Probably not, but...: No, Probably not, but... You should get it checked out. They should palate it (feel it), and if it's concerning, they could biopsy it.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahul Khare
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Variety of reasons: The good news is, you're not pregnant. Pregnancy after tubes being tied are often ectopic pregnancies... There are a variety of reasons for painful me... Read More

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Aug 16, 2014
i missed my period the month of July my last period dated 23rd June I check through the preganews stick i get one horizontal redline, vertical redline
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Khare is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Khare is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I had a regular excercise stress test and my other tests ekg and chest x ray and blood work were normal
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH SYSTEM
Completed 2004

Awards

Physician Clinical Excellence Award for Clinical Collaboration Awarded by Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation for work done with the Department of Cardiology which improved door-to-balloon times for ST elevation Myocardial Infarction at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , Third Place, Illinois - Fall
2014

Affiliations

American College of Emergency Physicians
Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
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