Udaya Bontu, MD

Specialty: Internal Medicine

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Advocate Medical Group

1710 North Randall Road

Suite 200

Elgin, IL 60123

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  • Vijaya Hospital
  • Sv Medical College
  • St. Francis Hospital Graduate Medical Education
  • Government General Hospital
  • Sv Medical College

Board certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Sherman 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 487 patient ratings.


July 21, 2020 4:48 PM

Doctor was concerned and sympathetic to my needs.

July 21, 2020 8:59 AM

Dr. Bontu is always very helpful and understanding. She makes sure that we discuss the things that are important to me and my health. I truly appreciate her concern for me.

July 21, 2020 8:59 AM

Her receptionists seemed to be more concerned with what was going to be for lunch than checking me in quickly. Her medical assistants were excellent and very helpful.

July 20, 2020 11:47 PM

thank you. you are very valuable part of my life's health. both mental and physically

July 14, 2020 11:35 AM

Dr. Bontu has been my internist for at least 11 or 12 years. She is always thorough, thoughtful and kind. She listens carefully to concerns and gives sound medical advise.

July 14, 2020 11:35 AM

Dr. Bontu sent to me an ENT doctor to diagnose two lumps one on my neck and one on my upper chest. That visit resulted in a positive biopsy for Lymphoma. Dr. Bontu recommended an oncologist and kept in close contact with both specialists during my subsequent chemo therapy. Thanks to all these medical professionals beginning Dr. Bontu with I am here today.

June 30, 2020 10:03 AM

I have been seeing the same provider for the last 30+ years and I am satisfied with the care provided for me.

June 23, 2020 6:45 PM

My family and I LOVE Dr. Bontu that's why we have been seeing her and her staff for 30 years.

June 22, 2020 9:32 AM

Dr. Bontu is a fantastic primary care physician!

June 22, 2020 9:32 AM

When calling in to the office staff I have had difficulty getting the correct answer. Those I have spoken to have not always been friendly.

June 16, 2020 5:57 AM

Dr. Bontu has always been open & knowledgeable when I have questions. She offers holistic recommendations as well as healthy life style changes.

June 15, 2020 5:39 PM


June 15, 2020 5:39 PM

good experience

June 10, 2020 8:20 AM

Excellent visit.

May 29, 2020 1:08 PM

Dr. Bontu treats me as if I am her ONLY patient. Always smiling speaks so kindly and softly. She truly cares about any complaints you have!

May 29, 2020 1:08 PM

Dr. Bontu and her staff ALWAYS get me in the very day I call if it is something I'm really concerned about. She has even stayed after hours to see me!

May 12, 2020 1:40 PM

Very personal and exceptional Doctor.

May 12, 2020 1:40 PM

Aways good

April 27, 2020 11:29 PM

My appointment for this check up was by telephone. The doctor answered all of my questions and referred me to a clinic that has been very helpful so far.

March 30, 2020 1:23 PM

great job team

March 30, 2020 1:23 PM

great experience

March 24, 2020 9:08 AM


March 23, 2020 2:03 PM

Dr. Bontu is the best she listens, takes good care of me, I'm blessed to have her as my Doctor.

March 23, 2020 2:03 PM

she got my blood pressure under control which wasn't an easy task because I let it go for many years because I was scared to go to Doctors because in the past I had bad experiences.

March 15, 2020 8:29 PM

This initial visit with this physician was comfortable.

March 14, 2020 12:31 AM

Dr Bontu has cared for me & my family since she began her practice here. she is one of the best primary care physicians I have ever had. I completely trust her. she has always been very thorough and I listen to her opinions and follow them as best as I can.

March 9, 2020 7:27 PM

The Best

March 9, 2020 7:27 PM

would recommend Dr. Bontu to anyone

March 7, 2020 4:06 PM

Dr. Bontu did a yearly physical, she is a excellent doctor.

February 29, 2020 7:54 AM

Dr Bontu has consistently been available and takes enough time to go over my check up.

February 17, 2020 9:52 PM

Well caring.

February 17, 2020 9:52 PM

Good Experience.

February 11, 2020 9:26 PM

attentive to my needs/concerns

February 11, 2020 9:26 PM

good experience with exception that could of been shorted wait time in exam room

February 4, 2020 5:07 AM


February 3, 2020 2:26 PM

Excellent doctor

January 27, 2020 7:45 PM

always a pleasure to see Dr Bontu

January 27, 2020 2:25 PM

reception person was nice and efficient. nurse that checked my vitals was very friendly. I felt the checkup wasn't anything productive with the physician. I had no blood work done and have to take time off to go in to do that.

December 30, 2019 8:05 PM

Dr Bontu is the best she has taken care of me for over 25 years she always cares about my well being

December 30, 2019 8:38 AM

I like Dr Bontu and I trust her

December 27, 2019 12:50 PM

Dr. Bontu is great. Always has an interest in whatever I say. Timely in & out.

December 8, 2019 12:16 PM

Dr. Bontu and staff are always pleasant and efficient.

December 8, 2019 12:16 PM

Good. They allowed my wife to come along - sit in and get her flu shot. That nurse was so pleasant - distracted my wife to make the shot experience fast/painless.

November 27, 2019 8:47 AM

I have been seeing Dr. Bontu for years. Always happy with her.

November 16, 2019 11:00 PM

good. Dr prescribed prescription for the flu which I took for 6 days

November 10, 2019 11:00 PM

Once again I had to wait to see her.

November 10, 2019 11:00 PM

Even had to wait for office to open when I arrived for my blood draw. Got there at 7:15 for 7:30 appointment. Blood draw was taken at 7:50.

November 8, 2019 9:34 AM

My provider listens to what I say to her and is helpful with my concerns.

October 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent. Been going to Dr. Bontu for over 20 years.

October 14, 2019 7:00 PM

waiting time in the treatment room was way too long, 35 minutes

October 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is always caring yet professional. She stays on me regarding my weight/ glucose levels and cholesterol.

October 13, 2019 7:00 PM

very happy with Dr. Bontu, been with her for over 23 years....I think that shows how much I trust her....

September 23, 2019 7:00 PM

very thorough and efficient

September 22, 2019 7:00 PM

The first person I spoke with was helpful, the rest of the desk staff were cold & indifferent. I waited an hour to be called back - then waited more.

September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

I absolutely Love Dr .Bontu!!

September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is the best doctor I could of hoped for. She has helped me to have a better quality of life. I LOVE HER

September 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is excellent, caring physician. Always has answers that make good sense.

August 31, 2019 7:00 PM

very helpful and concerned about me, saved my hand one time put me in hospital and had surgery,.

August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

she was rushed and didn't seem to want to listen

August 18, 2019 7:00 PM

I love Dr. Bontu! I always feel like she really cares.

August 13, 2019 7:00 PM

I was left waiting in the exam room in a paper gown for 58 minutes. The assistant who did the preliminary B/P, etc. NEVER told me there would be a delay. Once she left the room, she NEVER came back to update me on the delay. As I told Dr. Bontu, I understand about doctors being delayed; I am INTOLERANT of staff who do not BOTHER to attend to a patient once they are in an exam room.

August 12, 2019 7:00 PM

I like the medical team and Dr Bontu

August 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is always very thorough. Dr. Bontu is kind and attentive. I have been her patient for for many years and have never hesitated to recommend her to friends and family.

August 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Bontu has been my primary care physician since 2003. I have great trust in her as my doctor.

July 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu always takes her time to address all aspects of my physical and emotional health. She is a wonderful physician.

July 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is the best. She is always there when we need her, appt. or not. I just walked into her office tody with question and she found time to spend with me.

July 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Examination and discussion was agreeable.

July 19, 2019 7:00 PM

my regular doctor was off so I was seen by Dr. Bantu on an emergency basis. she squeezed me in between other patients and was very helpful.

July 14, 2019 7:00 PM


July 10, 2019 7:00 PM

My provider the best doctor.

June 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is a caring doctor who talk to you and not at you. She is very patient and listen to your concerns.

June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

I have been seeing Dr. Bontu for about 15 years. She has been instrumental in helping me manage my health even through a cancer diagnosis earlier this year. I highly recommend her.

June 17, 2019 7:00 PM

My primary physician was off on a day I needed to see an MD for a UTI. Dr. Bontu covered for my MD. She was very good & met my needs quickly.

June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is thorough and engaging. She asks a lot of questions and I appreciate her candor. My husband was recently scheduled for eye surgery and Dr. Bontu made sure he was ready. She was detailed in her diagnosis.

May 26, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my first visit with Dr. Bontu and I am so excited to begin a relationship with her. She was helpful and offered wonderful advice

May 17, 2019 7:00 PM

pleasant and comfortable experience.

May 17, 2019 7:00 PM

My concerns are always addressed by Dr.Bontu. I am lucky to have such an attentive physician.

May 5, 2019 7:00 PM

good except for the aid, she hurt me when trying to draw blood. Another young lady came in and it was done before it started.

May 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr.Bontu has been my primary care physician for over 35 years. She knows me well and guides me towards healthy choices based on new information that comes out. She also care for my husband, which helps her understand our situation. She coordinates specialists care and explains health issues in an understandable way.

April 26, 2019 7:00 PM

this was the worst experience I've had! my annual exam was fast! I explained I had symptoms going on that had changed and was brushed off. I was supposed to have a RX ordered that wasn't. Dr was rushed and not herself

April 23, 2019 7:00 PM

This visit I ended up waiting almost 45 minutes for the doctor to come into the room. This is the first time that has happened. I'm hopeful it was just a one time thing. Other than that, no complaints.

April 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Bontu always provides excellent care.

April 18, 2019 7:00 PM

I know my Doctor more than 20 years, I wouldn't think of having to see other doctors than her. She is knowledgeable, smart and most of all kind.

April 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu was very thorough. She explained the results of my lab tests, discussed my weight and how my numbers were better when I had lost some weight a few years ago. I never feel that she is rushed during my appointment. She listens and sends me to specialists when needed. She always asks about my grandchildren. I always recommend her to friends who ask about a doctor.

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

I felt that this visit was rushed. The provider usually talked more, but this time seemed different. It was the first visit since Advocate took over and I wondered if the doctors are on a quota or have more patients than before.

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Always listens and discusses what needs to be discussed. Precise and accurate. A great Doctor

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

A good visit. Dr Bontu answered all my questions and made suggestions to help me.

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Very happy with Dr. Bontu as my doctor. Have been with her almost 20 years.

April 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Always pleasant and professional - see dr. every 6 months.

April 2, 2019 7:00 PM

They're good in accommodating me w/schedule for doctor's visit and upcoming blood test. I'm a new patient of Dr. Bonta. My other doctor retired.

March 27, 2019 7:00 PM


March 26, 2019 7:00 PM

It was my first visit with Dr. Bontu - We just moved to this area. I liked her.

March 21, 2019 7:00 PM

I found this provider last year while looking for a new primary care physician. She has been all I was looking for. Very pleased with this doctor & her nurse!

March 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu was very through, listened well and treated me with respect.

March 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Good Care

March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent. Some of the questions were not applicable. Answers weren't always a yes or no situation.

February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

I would highly recommend DR. Bontu

February 16, 2019 6:00 PM

Best Provider.

February 16, 2019 6:00 PM

always feel taken care of when i leave. very personable care.

February 1, 2019 6:00 PM


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