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Elena Mara Kamel, MD

  • Obstetrics Gynecology

BIOGRAPHY


Elena M. Kamel, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Managing Partner of the Women's Group of Northwestern. Dr. Kamel founded the first all female OB/GYN practice in Chicago in 1989.

After completing her residency as chief resident at Northwestern, Dr. Kamel remained involved in resident and student teaching at Northwestern. She was awarded the Magnus P. Urnes award for excellence in teaching.

Dr. Kamel has been involved in many outreach programs in the community educating women on healthy lifestyle, the risks of heart disease and breast cancer awareness. In 2006, the Y-ME National Organization awarded her the Hart award for her dedication. In addition, Dr. Kamel has been involved with the American Heart Association and the Go Red Organization for Heart Disease Awareness for Women. In 2007 she was awarded the Distinguished Physician award.

Over the past 25 years, Dr. Kamel has dedicated herself to the care of women from adolescence to maturity. Dr. Kamel strongly believes in empowering her patients to make active decisions concerning their health.

Dr. Kamel is certified by the Northern American Menopause Society as a menopause expert. She also received certification from the International Society of Bone Densitometry in detection and management of bone density abnormalities.

Dr. Kamel has been on the board of Friends of Prentice for over 20 years and is currently an active board member of the Lookingglass Theatre Company.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Cornell University Medical College - 1984
  • Residency
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 1988

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

PRIMARY LOCATION


The Women's Group of Northwestern

737 N. Michigan Ave.

#600

Chicago, IL 60611

312-440-1572
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

SECONDARY LOCATION


The Women's Group of Northwestern

1535 Lake Cook Rd.

#503

Northbrook, IL 60022

312-440-4081
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Breast Health
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraception
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Essure Technique
  • Fibroids (Uterine)
  • Heart Disease Prevention
  • Hysteroscopy
  • LEEP/LLETZ
  • Menopause
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Twin Gestation

LANGUAGES


  • French
  • Italian

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • Hlth Mrktng Inc (Super PPO)
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus