Vijayakumar S. Nair, MD

Specialty: General Surgery

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Advocate Medical Group

3825 South Highland Avenue

Tower 2 - Suite 303

Downers Grove, IL 60515

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Office: 630-275-7800

Fax: 630-241-9215

Meet Vijayakumar S. Nair, MD

About me

  • Malayalam
  • Breast SurgeryElectronic ICU/TelemedicineLaparoscopic SurgerySentinal Node BiopsyTrauma
  • https://www.advocatehealth.com

Credentials

Education

  • Bronx-Lebanon Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, General Surgery
  • University Of Kerala,Trivandrum Medical College, Plastic Surgery
  • University Of Kerala,Trivandrum Medical College, General Surgery
  • Maimonides Medical Center, Internal Medicine
  • Trivadrum Medical College

Board certifications

  • General Surgery

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Good Samaritan 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
  • CHAMPVA
  • 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
  • PHCS PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • SIHO 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 44 patient ratings.

Comments

April 3, 2020 7:16 AM

Everything was great by all staff members and doctors.

December 13, 2019 11:00 PM

Dr. Nair was able to quickly schedule surgery for an umbilical hernia.

December 13, 2019 11:00 PM

He was efficient & quick. I knew surgery was my only option when I set up the appointment. I just wanted it done soon. It was & I'm well on the road to recovery. Thank you, Dr. Nair.

December 7, 2019 6:08 AM

Everyone in Dr. Nair office was great. They treated me with great care & concern.

December 7, 2019 6:08 AM

They made me feel comfortable with the next steps.

November 22, 2019 8:36 AM

The reception at the desk was very pleasant. This set the stage for everything else being so positive. The dr. and nurse were genuinely concerned for my wellbeing.

November 22, 2019 8:36 AM

Great experience because of the way I was treated as a person.

November 14, 2019 11:00 PM

Excellent surgeon Dr. Nair.

June 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent!!!

May 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Nair is a super star! He is an excellent surgeon and is a genuinely warm clinician - we are grateful for his excellent skills and kind care.

December 3, 2018 6:00 PM

Provider was a little too eager for surgical solution. Primary care physician prevailed in the nick of time.

November 15, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Nair is excellent! Dr. Nair took the time to explain all the aspects of the procedure; Including to make sure I understood & knew what the root cause was! Great doctor/professional!!

October 26, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent

October 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Great.

July 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Quite pleasant and satisfying.

June 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. is fantastic! Showed respect & care. Followed up with me several times.

May 11, 2018 7:00 PM

It went very well. He explained everything I wanted to know.

April 9, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Nair was excellent. I saw him before the surgery and he explained what was going to be done. If I had to do it again, I could not hope for anyone better than he.

February 27, 2018 6:00 PM

Very pleased with the visit & this doctor. Very thorough, compassionate, easy to relate. This visit was for a follow-up of surgery done by this doctor. There was nowhere to indicate "follow up" in your questions.

January 3, 2018 6:00 PM

Good experience, nice and honest.

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