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UChicago Faculty Physicians

Kinga Skowron Olortegui, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Kinga Skowron Olortegui, MD, specializes in colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Skowron Olortegui is an expert in treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as well as colon, rectal and anal cancer, and benign diseases, such as diverticulitis, hemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses, fistulas and rectal prolapse. She performs minimally-invasive surgery (such as laparoscopy or robotic surgery) to minimize post-operative pain, and is committed to offering each patient a personalized treatment plan.

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Practicing Since

  • 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)

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