Timothy M. Lestingi, MD

Specialty: Hematology/OncologyHematologyOncology

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Timothy M. Lestingi, MD

Specialty: Hematology/OncologyHematologyOncology

Independent practitioner Advocate Medical Group provider

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Advocate Medical Group

1700 Luther Lane

Suite 2200

Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Office: 847-268-8200

Fax: 847-318-2905

Meet Timothy M. Lestingi, MD



  • Fellowship: University of Chicago, Hematology/Oncology
  • Residency: Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Internal Medicine
  • Medical School: Ohio State University College Of Medicine

Board certifications

  • Hematology/Oncology

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Advocate Lutheran General 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 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 99 patient ratings.


December 19, 2019 2:08 PM

Dr. Lestingi is a smart skillful doctor... with a caring demeanor plus a sense of humor. He shares test results honestly... with hope in his words as he lays out a treatment plan.

December 19, 2019 2:08 PM

He listens to and respects his patients... truly dedicated... compassionate... and highly esteemed by our family.

December 12, 2019 6:12 AM

Dr. Lestingi always answers my questions. He is always thorough with his recommendation.

December 12, 2019 6:12 AM

Very good. He even got a nurse to flush my port while I was there.

December 8, 2019 12:13 PM

Dr. Lestingi takes him time with me. I never feel rushed. He is knowledgeable and answers all my questions. He always smiles. Every appointment has been a good experience.

December 7, 2019 8:39 AM


November 27, 2019 2:26 PM

Dr Lestingi is always very compassionate and well informed. he always makes you feel like you are the most important patient to him and never seems to be in a rush even though his schedule is full. he wants to make sure your questions are answered and that you feel secure. We need more doctors like him!

November 26, 2019 8:01 PM

very good experience, Dr. takes time with me.

November 22, 2019 8:56 AM

I am happy I have Dr. Lestingi as my oncologist. He and his team made it easier for me to cope with my diagnosis and I wouldn't have anyone else in my corner.

November 14, 2019 11:00 PM

I have great respect for all my doctors!

November 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Lestingi is a very caring doctor and takes the time to listen to his patients.

October 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Always feel comfortable with this doctor and trust him with my care. Staff is always wonderful, friendly, and competent.

October 22, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Lestingi is very attentive to my health concerns and always mentions that if I have questions or concerns about my health to give him a call.

October 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent experience, I never feel rushed when speaking with the doctor and he shows great concerns for my needs.

October 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Lestingi always treats me and my cancer with respect and positive and open to discussing questions I have.

October 15, 2019 7:00 PM

I always have a good visit with my doctor

December 13, 2018 6:00 PM

I have been seeing Dr. Lestingi once a year for the past 8 years and never had a problem.

November 27, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Lestingi has kept my ovarian cancer in check. He is my best doctor -

November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Liked him!

November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

Very good experience from the beginning to end.

November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

This Provider made very important decision about my health problem.

November 11, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Leatingi is a kind, caring doctor. He has kept a close watch on my cancer treatments, & stays in contact with my team of doctors. Although I have moved further from the area I will travel to continue being cared for by Dr. Lestingi.

November 5, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Lestingi is awesome!! He really cares and takes wonderful care of me and treating my cancer. He works like a well oiled machine with my chemo nurse X!! They make a great team and I really feel like with them my health and cancer treatment s are in excellent hands!!!

October 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Execellent doctor

October 17, 2018 7:00 PM

I truly like Dr. Lestingi he nice, funny and always has a smile on his face no matter what.

October 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent - Always trying to help me find a better way to cope with my illness -

August 6, 2018 7:00 PM

He is an easy to get along with doctor; I am a fairly new patient of his.

August 6, 2018 7:00 PM

From the drs to staff everyone showed total concern for me. I would recommend your hosp. and staff to everyone. Thank you for your help.

August 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Very informative and to the point, Answered all my questions that I could think of asking during my office visit.

July 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Always excellent.

July 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Love my DR. He is a kind, smart, Dr. who thinks outside the box if necessary to always give my complicated health issues the best treatment possible. I would highly recommend him!!

July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Lestingi is very professional. He really cares about his patients. He is easy to talk to & answers all my questions.

June 27, 2018 7:00 PM


May 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Lestingi is a very caring person and he called me right away and told me about my lab results, I would highly recommend this doctor to my friends & family.

May 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Love doctor Lestingi. very caring

May 5, 2018 7:00 PM

doctor saw me right away for problem. problem was addressed and test was ordered. happy with the care i received.

May 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Doctor Lestingi and the nurses have always been helpful in answering my questions and helping me. My visits are at the Niles office.

May 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Lestingi is a wonderful provider - He always listens to my concerns & different ideas to treat my cancer. I refer him to anyone needing an oncologist. He's absolutely wonderful!!

April 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Lestingi is one of the nicest people I have ever met. He is a top notch doctor whom I trust completely with my care. He is knowledgable, kind, caring, compassionate, and honest. Anyone who is unfortunate enough to be diagnosed with cancer would be blessed to entrust their care to Dr. Lestingi.

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