Dr. Nelson Kanter MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Nelson Kanter is a pulmonologist in Chicago, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul School of Medicine and has been in practice for 41 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and one of 3 at Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
High performing in Pulmonology

Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital

Swedish Covenant Hospital
High performing in Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1969 - 1970

Erie County Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971 - 1972

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1970 - 1971

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland
Internship, Transitional Year, 1968 - 1969

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul School of Medicine
Class of 1965

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

A new role for the pulmonologist. Bringing bioethics back to the bedside.
Kanter, N.

Bronchial sensitization in guinea pigs following ingestion of ovalbumin.
Riedel, F., Kanter, N., Schauer, U., Petzoldt, S., Rieger, C. H.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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