David Sarcu, MD

Specialty: Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

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David Sarcu, MD

Specialty: Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Independent practitioner Advocate Medical Group provider

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1221 North Highland Avenue

Aurora, IL 60506

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Office: 630-859-8700

Fax: 630-264-8484

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2040 Ogden Avenue

Suite 401

Aurora, IL 60504

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3310 West Main Street

Suite 200

Saint Charles, IL 60175

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Office: 630-897-6044

Fax: 630-659-3502

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Meet David Sarcu, MD

About me

  • Gender:
  • Primary area of focus: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Clinical interests: Blepharoplasty-EyelidsBotoxChemical PeelsFaceliftsFillersLaser ResurfacingLesion RemovalLiposuctionMole RemovalOtoplastyRhinoplastyScar RevisionSlot Ear Repair
  • Related website: https://www.advocatehealth.com/amg/

Credentials

Education

  • Additional Training: University Of Toronto, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Residency: Temple University Hospital; Otolaryngology
  • Medical School: Rush Medical College

Board certifications

  • Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Dreyer

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna SmartCare
  • 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 Choice Preferred
  • 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
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Advantra Medicare HMO
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health (Coventry) Rental PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare EPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Illinois Health Connect
  • Imagine Health Smart Care
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • SIHO PPO
  • Sunrise Advantage Plan
  • 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 / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • 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 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
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select PPO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 253 patient ratings.

Comments

July 7, 2020 7:59 AM

Dr. Sarcu seems much friendlier now than he was a few years ago.

July 6, 2020 3:29 PM

Dr Sarcu was thoughtful, intelligent and caring. He spent a decent amount of time with me. Very impressed.

July 4, 2020 9:26 AM

Dr. Sarcu was thorough, knowledgeable and respectful. He explained everything and took the time to answer all of my questions.

July 4, 2020 9:26 AM

Overall positive experience

June 25, 2020 12:54 PM

nurse was not friendly or engaging in any type of conversation. at the end she said come back in 3 months & I stated that Dr said one month & she ignorantly stated NO! 3 months and she walked away. didn't even say bye, have a nice day or anything! So when I emailed dr he said 1 month for a return visit.

April 29, 2020 8:46 AM

Very good doctor.

April 22, 2020 8:08 AM

Excellent!

April 22, 2020 8:08 AM

Very good!

April 16, 2020 8:46 AM

Dr. Sarcu is very informative, kind, and efficient. He's respectful and answered our questions in a timely manner. We appreciate his dedication towards his patients.

March 23, 2020 3:46 PM

Dr. Sarcu has always been professional and encouraging. I was impressed that he wore complete protective gear for my visit.

March 21, 2020 2:10 AM

Dr. Sarcu was very professional each visit I had with him. He answered every question I had. And given me plenty of information about my illness and care plan. He done my surgery. And I'm very much appreciate with the outcome. Thanks to him for being a great doctor!

March 17, 2020 9:44 AM

my recent visits with various specialists seem to have solved an ongoing issue that i have.

March 16, 2020 7:25 PM

Listened to my concerns and explained my options.

March 16, 2020 10:01 AM

Easy to talk to him.

March 14, 2020 8:56 AM

Dr. Sarcu is a great doctor, he is caring and concerned about my son's health.The reason my son's doctors do not ask my son's physical activities is because they know that he very active and that he enjoys running.

March 14, 2020 8:56 AM

Dr. Sarcu is the best, could not ask for a better doctor.

February 18, 2020 10:14 AM

Excellent

February 17, 2020 6:52 PM

Very positive.

February 17, 2020 6:52 PM

Dr. Sarcu is very personable, knowledgeable, and a very good listener.

February 17, 2020 6:02 PM

good

February 11, 2020 12:41 PM

Service is very good - I would like less meds to be offered and more nutritional alternatives offered.

February 10, 2020 1:09 PM

Caring and helpful.

January 20, 2020 4:01 PM

The Doctor has always been very respectful, considerate, professional and thoughtful of me, my needs and what works best for me and why. The support staff are a great group of people and share the same qualities as the Doctor.

January 20, 2020 4:01 PM

I would highly recommend this Doctor and staff !!! Please see the above statement.

January 20, 2020 6:20 AM

I really like Dr. Sarcu - very nice professional person that does care.

November 18, 2019 11:00 PM

On time and efficient. It was a good appointment

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

good

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

good

November 14, 2019 11:00 PM

Good.

October 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent!

October 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Great!

October 11, 2019 7:00 PM

very good

September 29, 2019 7:00 PM

Explains clearly what I can expect as the elision heals.

September 23, 2019 7:00 PM

professional, knowledgable

September 19, 2019 7:00 PM

This visit on Sept. 5, 2019 w/dr. was very upsetting to me. I have seen him several times & he was very kind & polite dealing w/my ear problems. However, on Sept. 5, he was very rude & annoyed that I came in & said I should see Dr. X who won my dermatologist! That upset me an my care are still plugged up & annoy me w/the wax... which he said was very minimal! That maybe true, but my ears are no where near normal feeling to me, as I said, that day I was very upset with dr. behavior & comments toward my problem! In his defense, previously he was very patient & kind to me! It may have been a bad day for him!!

September 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Sarcu is very professional and personable. Easy to communicate with and understand him.

September 8, 2019 7:00 PM

It was a quick visit in and out. didn't take long to be waited on everything went just as I expected it to be always on time when ever I visit the clinic I really don't have no complaints at all thanks I was able to get a appointment the next day .

September 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Great experience

September 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Sarcu fit me in to his schedule to be seen. I appreciated that greatly. He is very kind to do this. I have had a history of getting very bad sinus infections that don't clear up quickly. I am grateful for his help, as well as Dr. X.

August 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Sarcu was very patient and understanding with my father. Just weeks ago he lost his wife (my mother) and Dr. Sarcu and his staff were extremely sympathetic. The nurses where my father lives commented several times about how good his incision looked. My father said, "He seems like a good guy." My father isn't impressed easily.

August 19, 2019 7:00 PM

excellent

August 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Sarcu is always very patient, we discuss all the pros and cons of what the next step can/should be and how best to proceed. Dr. Sarcu always answers all my questions in detail - his explanations are both informative and reassuring. I would recommend him to others and give him the highest grades !

August 5, 2019 7:00 PM

He is great -

July 31, 2019 7:00 PM

everyone is so nice and helpful

July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

It was an excellent attention. I am very happy for everything they did for me thank you.

July 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Very kind and easy to understand.

June 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Great experience, fixed my pain.

June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Sarcu was wonderful. He full explained the procedure and the after care for me to do. I had absolutely no issues and found him and the team very helpful and professional.

April 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Sarcu was very sweet and nice. Informative and thorough.

April 23, 2019 7:00 PM

He saw me in the ER at Rush Copley Medical Center. Fixed my eye and I had a follow up with him. He did a phenomenal job!!! - and has been very considerate and helpful ever since.

April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

very professional.

April 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Sarcu discussed treatments and future expectations and options - answered all my questions - never made me feel rushed. I feel I'm in good hands with him.

March 21, 2019 7:00 PM

He was very personable.

February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Provider is very positive.

February 13, 2019 6:00 PM

Very thing was explained to me. And my questions were answered. It was a good experience.

February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Sarcu was very informative. I had a Bascil Cell removed and everything want fine. He did a excellent job.

February 7, 2019 6:00 PM

He said he would be right back - After 1/2 hr. me still in room - I looked for tech, asked her - she apologize - 2 PCP'S W/SAME PRESCRIPT. "Thought you were gone." Very busy dr. - - But nice. - Very knowledgeable.

January 30, 2019 6:00 PM

really good

January 26, 2019 6:00 PM

intake nurse had someone else's file, not mine. very unprofessional.

January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

good

January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Good experience, no further visits required.

November 27, 2018 6:00 PM

whole staff was kind yet very professional. The doctor listened to what I said did the exam and explained things to me. He was very kind and showed concern.

November 15, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Sarcu is very straight forward & thorough in his assessments. He is always been very respectful.

November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

I don't think He has the necessary confidence or knowledge to take care of my problem.

October 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Sarcu is always very patient & willing to try/recommend methods to control symptoms. Now my whole family sees Dr. Sarcu for all of our ENT needs.

October 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. was very nice and did his job very well.

September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent surgeon who goes beyond his own field to serve my physical needs. Actually, discovered CA quite accidentally while overseeing need in his field. Now I am CA free, thanks to him.

September 10, 2018 7:00 PM

Provider appeared absolutely bored , disinterested and extremely anxious to end appt , quickest md appt I have ever had

September 7, 2018 7:00 PM

professional, courteous

August 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent - I have been a patient with Dreyer since 1957.

August 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Sarcu is a great dr. very kind, understanding knowledgeable, & calm always on tiem & spends time listening to you. Very comfortable w/him.

August 1, 2018 7:00 PM

Doctor seems nice, it was my first visit with him.

July 31, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good love Dr. Sarcu - Knowledgeable, kind, understanding.

July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Overall OK, but spent a lot of time in the exam room waiting for the doctor.

July 9, 2018 7:00 PM

2 non medical people came into the examining room with the Dr and assistant. The Dr said these are the scribes but didn't ask if it was OK that they were there and recording the appt on the laptop. How do I know that they will keep my information private? They did not seem professional, I was reluctant to talk about some issues with them present.

July 9, 2018 7:00 PM

the doctor was very thorough and compassionate. he answered all of my questions and was very knowledgeable. he was professional at all times and seemed very genuine.

June 18, 2018 7:00 PM

He was very personable, and explained what he was going to do with great detail.

May 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Sarcu was very knowledgable. he even called me to see how I was feeling. How refreshing

May 12, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent results from surgery

May 11, 2018 7:00 PM

He did not listen to why I was there. It was a waste of my copay and my time. There were additional people in the room (training or something) and they talked more to each other than to me. I wanted to talk about getting off or switching my medication (one of the reasons I was there) but that was never addressed. I will not go to this provider again.

May 10, 2018 7:00 PM

Went very well - nice provider.

April 26, 2018 7:00 PM

I saw him twice. First to consult and second.to habe the procedure dine. Both times he.and the team were great.

April 23, 2018 7:00 PM

I had a previous appointment scheduled the week before only to arrive in the parking lot to be told he was running about an hour behind schedule and they would need to reschedule my appointment. That was very nice of them to call me but disappointing I drove all the way there to receive this news.

March 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr was kind, listened and answered all of my questions. Very thorough explaining things before and after my daughter's surgery!

March 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent patient rapport.

March 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Very positive experience. Everyone was very courteous & helpful and cheerful!

March 7, 2018 6:00 PM

Very good.

March 7, 2018 6:00 PM

I was very impressed with Dr. Sarcu's knowledge/assessment of my problem (vertigo). He gave me home therapy and I was so much better in a few days. I'm so happy he fit me in and treated me well!

February 28, 2018 6:00 PM

I had surgery on 1/29/18 - Dr. Sarcu & team were very professional and explained all to me.

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