Lovella Duru Kanu, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

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Advocate Medical Group

9555 South 52nd Avenue

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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Office: 708-634-0950

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Meet Lovella Duru Kanu, MD

About me



  • Cook County-Loyola-Provident, Family Medicine
  • Far Eastern University- Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center

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 46 patient ratings.


July 24, 2020 9:49 AM

Love this doctor - she is thorough, always upbeat, kind & has a smile. She never rushes, always has time for the things that are important & not important. I feel very comfortable with her, no matter the issue.

June 10, 2020 7:34 AM

Dr. Kanu is and exceptional provider and very compassionate.

June 3, 2020 9:46 AM

I have all the doctors, nurses, respiratory therapist all in my prayers well all need it. I think everyone at all hospitals and all front line God bless and keep safe - Hope to see you all soon.

March 5, 2020 8:13 AM

I really enjoy pregnancy centering I enjoy having a team of supportive doctors. I enjoy the support while pregnant.

March 5, 2020 8:13 AM

The wait is short. Everyone is always polite and attentive.

January 3, 2020 9:51 AM

Love new place, clean - pretty pictures blood test, x-rays everything in 1 office.

December 13, 2019 7:24 AM

Went well - I liked the doctor very much - had blood test & mammogram - downstairs - was very convenient.

December 3, 2019 9:25 AM

very informitive.

December 3, 2019 9:25 AM


July 30, 2019 7:00 PM

I was disappointed that the Doctor forgot to call in one of my prescriptions and had to go back to pharmacy later.

July 7, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my first visit with this doctor and she was very concerned with my well-being.

June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

I was very impressed with Dr. Kanu. She is not my usual primary care doctor.

April 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Kanu was professional personable & easy to talk to.

April 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Great experience, however, I always get a charge for my wellness appointment.

February 18, 2019 6:00 PM


February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

I felt that she listened to me. she never made me feel uncomfortable. I felt that she cared for my concerns and addressed them very well. she is friendly and kind. I never felt rushed or dismissed

February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

I love my provide she a very good doctor

January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Kanu was AMAZING! I was a new patient and i was having an allergy issue and she was very kind and respectful. she fully listened to all my problems, made a plan to help the problems, and sent prescriptions to treat the issue. She was a dream physician. Took her time with me and rrally put me at ease

December 29, 2018 6:00 PM

This clinic has always been helpful & every doctor is great. Never a bad experience. Thank you!

December 11, 2018 6:00 PM

After one week I needed to visit the dr.'s office to check on my referrals. They were not ready. They hadn't even been started. Waited 15 min. to receive them.

December 9, 2018 6:00 PM

It was wonderful expectations was positive.

September 2, 2018 7:00 PM

she is the best provider I ever had

June 11, 2018 7:00 PM

I have only the highest respect for Dr. Kanu. I am completing this survey on behalf of my son who is Dr. Kanu's patient. My son was diagnosed with Autism 37 years ago and diagnosed with Epilepsy 25 years ago. Dr. Kanu always receives the physician's notes from his Neurologist and makes time to discuss the Neurologist's findings during our visits with her as well as making suggestions for Autism related programs and activities.

May 9, 2018 7:00 PM

I'm happy with my provider.

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