Dr. Shahid Ekbal MD Urologist

Dr. Shahid Ekbal is an urologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Dow Medical College and has been in practice for 50 years. Dr. Ekbal accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Rush University Medical Center who specialize in Urology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Urologist: General Urology

Clinical Interests: Urology

Hospital Affiliation

Rush University Medical Center
Ranked #25 in Urology

Education & Medical Training

Rush University Medical Center
Residency, Urology, 1970 - 1974

Grant Hospital of Chicago
Internship, Transitional Year, 1969 - 1970

Dow Medical College
Class of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Urology
Certified 38 years in Urology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Tryptophan urinary bladder absorption and bladder cancer.
Flanagan, M. J., Ekbal, S., Coogan, P. S., Kalin, G., Hass, G. M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Oklahoma BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Oklahoma
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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