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
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.
- 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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1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 1338
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-7088
Fax: (312) 942-7018