Dr. Bruce A Orkin MD

Dr. Bruce Orkin is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Chicago, Illinois. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Orkin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Clinical Interests: CRS

Education & Medical Training

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, General Surgery, 1983 - 1986

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1988 - 1989

UCLA Medical Center
Internship, General Surgery Preliminary Year, 1981 - 1983

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1981

Mayo School of Grad Med Educ
Fellowship, GI Research, 1986 - 1988

Williams College
Other Training, 1973 - 1975

University of Wisc - Madison
Other Training, Zoology/Theater, 1975 - 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 24 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 27 years in Surgery

DC State Medical License
Active through 2012

IL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Perineal reconstruction with local flaps: technique and results.
Orkin, B. A. 2013 2 21

Progression of sclerosing mesenteritis into intra-abdominal abscesses.
Nabzdyk, C. S.,Dermody, M.,Rhee, J.,Bankoff, M.,Weinstein, B.,Orkin, B. A.

The digital rectal examination scoring system (DRESS).
Orkin, B.A., Sinykin, S.B., Lloyd, P.C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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