Siddarth A. Kakodkar, MD

Specialty: Cardiac ElectrophysiologyCardiology

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Siddarth A. Kakodkar, MD

Specialty: Cardiac ElectrophysiologyCardiology

Independent practitioner Advocate Medical Group provider

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Primary location

1221 North Highland Avenue

Aurora, IL 60506

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Office: 630-859-8700

Fax: 630-264-8639

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2040 Ogden Avenue

Suite 401

Aurora, IL 60504

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Office: 630-585-7100

Fax: 630-692-4005

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Meet Siddarth A. Kakodkar, MD

About me

  • AFAFIBAtrial FibrillationAtrial Fibrillation AblationCardiac ElectrophysiologyCardiac Resynchronization Therapy DevicesImplantation of PacemakersLoop Recorder ImplantationSubcutaneous ICD ImplantationSVT Ablation



  • Rush University, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Rush University, Electrophysiology
  • Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine

Board certifications

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Dreyer
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

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
  • 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
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 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 337 patient ratings.


July 29, 2020 7:52 AM

Great visit

July 28, 2020 6:04 AM

Helpful, considerate, will definitely return to this doctor and office

July 19, 2020 7:35 PM

This was the first time this provider actually sat down and talked with me for awhile and listened to what I had to say -

July 19, 2020 7:35 PM

This was a good visit with this provider -

July 15, 2020 6:44 PM

Dr Low and staff are personal, respectful, and professional. They take the time to answer questions and attend to the patients needs! Well done!

July 11, 2020 2:52 PM


July 11, 2020 2:52 PM

doctor did what needed to be done correctly once.

June 22, 2020 1:51 PM


June 20, 2020 4:34 AM


June 15, 2020 2:34 PM

Excellent physician. Always friendly and caring.

June 15, 2020 2:34 PM

Great experience.

June 10, 2020 8:05 AM

Dr. Karich is always considerate and he provides good dialogue.

June 8, 2020 6:09 PM

We talked freely about my concerns

June 2, 2020 11:55 AM

I was veru satisfied with Dr Kakodkar. He took me in right away because I had a problem with my heart HE listened and checked my problem / He took all the necessary measures and he has helped me. I highly recommend him and his staff. I am happy to be seeng him.

May 26, 2020 9:58 AM

phone appointments are not satisfying or thorough.

May 25, 2020 1:16 PM

Dr. Marzec and I communicate using E mails rather than face to face. I will miss him when he retires next month.

May 12, 2020 12:54 PM

Very good visit with Dr. Spanik

May 4, 2020 3:30 PM

Dr. Dodhia has been the primary care physician for a significant number of years. He has a long-standing relationship and is well versed in all of the health - physical and mental- issues at hand. This is a significant positive continuum of care.

May 2, 2020 6:56 AM

The office visit was impressive. He was very impressive. Thank you for being such a good doc.

April 28, 2020 1:04 PM

All my doctors are extremely knowledgable, personable, and professional. I like them all.

March 28, 2020 3:16 PM

He seemed genuinely concerned with my questions and concerns.

March 23, 2020 8:42 PM

Provider always is concerned with my well being and listens carefully to what I have to say - I appreciate this in a doctor.

March 16, 2020 10:16 PM

He's always so nice and friendly

March 2, 2020 5:08 PM

very good experience

March 2, 2020 5:08 PM

Dr Kakodar is one of the best. I was scared and he talked to me about options he shared his concerns and reassured me. His office staff are friendly and happy!

February 24, 2020 5:05 PM

Very good. It was to check my coagulation level.

February 24, 2020 5:05 PM

Good Experience.

February 22, 2020 12:23 PM

Great experience, great Dr!

February 22, 2020 7:23 AM

pleasant and caring physician

February 17, 2020 4:09 PM

Good, positive and to the point.

February 17, 2020 2:47 PM

Dr. Kakodkar is a very personal, easy to talk to doctor yet professional and gives me confidence because he knows cardiology from textbook to experience. The technical and reception staff at Advocate (formerly Dreyer) are friendly, kind, and care about people. They try to make things as easy as possible for the patients.

February 17, 2020 2:47 PM

I have been with Dreyer since I was born. I hope with Advocate, I will like it enough to remain a patient there for the rest of my life. The cardiology department is certainly what I would like to have.

February 15, 2020 10:54 AM

Excellent care and answered all my questions. I will be receiving additional care

February 15, 2020 10:54 AM


February 15, 2020 6:57 AM

Very pleasant , answered all my questions.

February 15, 2020 6:57 AM

I never had a bad experience there. They are always helpful and nice

February 15, 2020 6:40 AM

All good.

February 12, 2020 9:05 AM

not enough time

February 10, 2020 2:23 PM

To bad you do not have higher then 10 for this doctor. Or any of the other doctors in you cardiac dept.

February 8, 2020 5:14 PM

I truly hate to write anything for fear it will be held against at surgery date coming up. I have struggled for years with heart issues and I just cannot seem to get anywhere. Dr X always has treated me as if I am his most important patient at every appt. Dr Kakokadar however doesnt have time to even sit down in a chair. This is nothing new; I always feel as if im making up my heart condition and that nothing shows is what has been said to me on many occasions. However I did have 3 ablation surgeries done by him. I just always cringe when I have to see him as I feel as if im burdening him. I just have not had good luck and will do some research in the future after my surgery is complete. next week.

February 3, 2020 8:00 PM

this visit was to have what was supposed to be a routine check. it turned out not to be routine, but it was handled very well.

January 25, 2020 9:10 AM


January 13, 2020 1:35 PM

Always friendly. Answered all questions and explained exactly want she was doing

December 23, 2019 7:52 PM

both pacemaker tech and Dr K very attentive and knowledgeable

December 23, 2019 7:52 PM

good visit. dr listens to my comments and responds back appropriately.

December 23, 2019 2:37 PM

It was good.

December 21, 2019 4:27 PM

I have complete faith in my Dr.'s ability to address the need to correct my problems with my pacemaker.

December 21, 2019 4:27 PM

I am very satisfied with the care I received from all associated with Advocate Care!

December 21, 2019 10:33 AM


December 9, 2019 2:21 PM

I am very happy with Dr. Sid. He took care of my problem, plotted a course of action, medication and I feel much better today.

November 25, 2019 3:16 PM

Good, very thorough & knowledgeable

November 24, 2019 5:01 PM

very good

November 24, 2019 5:01 PM

very good

November 18, 2019 11:00 PM

Very professional!

November 11, 2019 3:11 PM


October 27, 2019 7:00 PM

had a very good experience. everyone including ICU was really great. no complaints from me. liked how they followed up to see how I was doing. couldn't have asked for a better experience.

October 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Low covers everything very well.

October 4, 2019 7:00 PM

very respectful...always takes time to answer my questions.

September 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Nuyles--never makes you feel rushed--He takes time to explain things.

September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent provider.

September 1, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Kakodkar is very attentive and knowledgable about his specialty. Very reassuring.

August 25, 2019 7:00 PM


August 19, 2019 7:00 PM


August 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Annual check up was very good. I appreciate my doctor and his skills for my successful surgery!

August 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Very pleasant DR.

August 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Everything A1+.

August 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent primary doctor

August 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good. We agreed on a path forward which I followed.

August 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Discussed my pacemaker checkup. Very efficient and informative help. Explained my monitor and how to set it up and what to do if I had a health problem.

July 25, 2019 7:00 PM

We have been impressed with everything since day one.

July 19, 2019 7:00 PM


July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Trust my Advocate team explicitly.

June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent visit. Best Dr. for a heart problem.

June 14, 2019 7:00 PM

my experience with Dr. Kakodkar has always positive.

June 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Efficient and friendly.

June 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Clear helpful communication, expertise.

May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

This was a visit for a device check. It went smoothly. The nurse was very capable and professional.

May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

very good

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Leung has made my life and health much better. Always takes time to discuss any issues I have. I never feel rushed.

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good doctor

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

he was very good

April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Very satisfied with Provider.

April 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Very Professional and thorough as to what I should do between my next visit in June.

April 15, 2019 7:00 PM

extremely informative

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

The _____ was extremely thorough and friendly.

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

I have always been treated with the upmost respect by all in this department. From the receptionists to the nurses and techs, to Dr. Sidd himself, all have been positive and supportive. Have the greatest confidence in all at the Advocate medical facilities. Great team.

March 22, 2019 7:00 PM

I was at the office for a routine test but with a concern. Dr. Sid saw me in the hallway, heard my concern and saw me right away. He scheduled me for surgery within the week to tackle my afib.

March 20, 2019 7:00 PM

thank you for an excellent explanation of my echocardiogram, ekg and monitor as well as what to expect moving forward for management and treatment

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM


January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

i use my chart to talk with my provider where possible. we rarly talk over the phone.I've been with Dryer sonce 1992. I'm very satisfied with all the care i get. if I have guestipns and need something o just need to send a my Chart message. My Chart is the best thing sonce sliced toast.

January 26, 2019 6:00 PM

Very happy with Dr. Vastola. She always makes sure I am up to date on all my medical needs and always follows up quickly with any test results.

January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

great, professional,very understanding and explaining the procedure very well.

January 24, 2019 6:00 PM


January 18, 2019 6:00 PM


January 18, 2019 6:00 PM

Actual visits to the office are fine. The staff and doctors are excellent.

January 15, 2019 6:00 PM

Great Doc!

January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

Had been in the hospital and he was following up on what was wrong and put me on a heart monitor to see why I passed out. Monitor showed what was wrong so I'm having surgery

January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

nice experience with her, good discussion, just wish my doctor would have responded back with her suggestion to put me on a new medication a lot sooner

January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

The entire staff at Advocate Dreyer is professional in meeting my needs. They all provide me with sense of security.

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