Barry Summers, MD

Specialty: General Surgery

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150 North River Road

Suite 230

Des Plaines, IL 60016

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Fax: 847-376-8030

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2674 North Halsted

Chicago, IL 60614

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2301 East 93rd Street

Suite 115

Chicago, IL 60617

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9831 South Western Avenue

Chicago, IL 60643

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Meet Barry Summers, MD



  • University of Chicago Hospitals
  • Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center
  • University of Chicago Hospitals
  • Chicago Medical School

Board certifications

  • General Surgery

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Advocate Trinity Hospital

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 50 patient ratings.


April 3, 2020 12:00 AM

He did a very good job on my stomach. Pleasant and caring.

March 30, 2020 5:08 AM

Spent too little time, too little explanation of problem, too little time checking out problem and discussing pros & cons of operation. Felt the need for a second opinion.

March 15, 2020 6:23 AM

Always helpful and pleasant.

March 12, 2020 10:55 AM

Very little waiting; surgeon did not rush. Office staff very helpful & respectful.

February 27, 2020 9:52 AM

This visit was perfect dr. nurses all the people working in this hospital was so very respectful, I was so please to be there.

February 27, 2020 9:52 AM

I have very good experience, good service I don't have any problem anything to say.

January 28, 2020 1:17 PM

Very good _____ -

October 7, 2019 7:00 PM

The service is good.

September 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Very informative.

September 3, 2019 7:00 PM


August 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Summer is terrific!

August 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Very enlighten to see Dr. Sreeama long time not her fault. I didn't make appointment & probably been longer had not the lab for mammography.

June 2, 2019 7:00 PM

When I met Dr. Summers he was very impressive to me.

May 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Had a good experience with the nurse & doctor.

May 1, 2019 7:00 PM


April 25, 2019 7:00 PM

He was kind, courteous & patient with questions.

February 13, 2019 6:00 PM

Office staff was courteous. The dr. was nice and accommodating.

February 13, 2019 6:00 PM

To begin with, I read reviews on Dr. Summers before I came in reviews varied - good and bad. I wish I had paid more attention to the bad. I really felt his demeanor was nonchalant. I'm not satisfied with the outcome of my surgery & the pain I continue to have in that area. I will make appt with Beverly office the surgeon.

February 7, 2019 6:00 PM

A very nice person (doctor).

February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Helpful - I was seeking a 2nd opinion and he was good at explaining my option.

December 28, 2018 6:00 PM

Good experience, helpful, kind, courteous.

December 3, 2018 6:00 PM

Seem very concerned about my issues, also he listen - to me, and any questions I had.

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