Vineet K. Dandekar, MD

Specialty: Cardiology

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Primary location

1435 North Randall Road

Suite 201

Elgin, IL 60123

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Office: 847-695-3168

Fax: 224-238-4477

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13900 Quality Drive

Huntley, IL 60142

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Meet Vineet K. Dandekar, MD

About me

  • Advanced ImagingCardio-OncologyEchocardiogramsFamilial HypercholesterolemiaMRINon-Invasive Cardiology



  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Cardiology
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Internal Medicine
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, College of 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 312 patient ratings.


July 30, 2020 6:31 AM

Very good.

July 21, 2020 10:36 AM

Excellent medical attention and care

July 20, 2020 6:24 AM

Very pleased with last visit.

July 13, 2020 3:02 PM

amazing doctor. professional. kind and thorough. never felt rushed. would and have recommended him

July 6, 2020 3:56 PM

always courteous and efficient.

July 6, 2020 3:56 PM

always takes an interest in my personal wellbeing. friendly and pleasant.

July 6, 2020 2:54 PM

Dr. Vineet K Dandekar was sharp and focused on me during this visit. He explains things thoroughly (even though I've asked the same question in each of the last 3 visits) . He does put you at ease. He listens to your concerns and addresses them to your satisfaction.

July 6, 2020 2:54 PM

I feel more confident in my care here every time I go.

June 18, 2020 11:40 AM

As always, the office visit was handled well and professionally. Questions answered, etc.

June 18, 2020 11:40 AM

All good.

June 17, 2020 11:55 AM

Very good experience!

June 17, 2020 11:55 AM

As I said good experience.

June 12, 2020 8:02 AM

Good experience.

May 19, 2020 7:01 PM

I have been seeing DrbDDandekar since 2014. He is very informative and caring.

May 4, 2020 8:54 PM

Dr Dandekar is an excellent Provider. This visit was by phone, so I don't feel like it was as good as an office visit even though I understand why a televisit was necessary. I do have two tests scheduled in June and an actual office visit scheduled in July.

May 4, 2020 8:54 PM

For the first time I've done a televisit, I guess it was considered good. The questions regarding the last 3 months, I answered as if the visit on 4/17/20 was included in the 3 months. I want to emphasize that Dr Dandekar is and has always been an excellent Provider. He is always willing to answer any questions I have, and explains everything so that I can understand.

March 26, 2020 6:48 AM

I felt comfortable with the provider. I thought he was thorough. I had my daughter, a nurse, with me on the visit.

March 21, 2020 5:15 AM

Dr Dandekar was polite, courteous, informative, caring and very professional.

March 21, 2020 5:15 AM

Good experience.

March 20, 2020 6:22 AM

Services went very well..

March 20, 2020 6:22 AM

Good experience.

March 19, 2020 7:18 AM

My experience was excellent.

March 18, 2020 12:15 PM

My provider is excellent and takes the best care of me for my condition.

March 16, 2020 10:17 PM

good experience

March 9, 2020 4:02 PM

Great & on time.

March 2, 2020 7:41 PM

great reviews n recommedations

February 27, 2020 9:17 AM

He was very patient with me as, I ask a lot of questions and he didn't make me feel rushed -

February 26, 2020 6:42 AM

All very good.

February 19, 2020 11:03 AM

Good; however disproportionate time with assistants versus MD.

February 10, 2020 8:31 PM

Dr. Dandekar answered my questions I proposed to him.

February 5, 2020 11:14 AM


February 5, 2020 11:14 AM


February 4, 2020 12:35 PM

It's always a good experience to visit Dr. Dandekar. He's upbeat, honest, and thorough.

February 4, 2020 12:35 PM

He took time to answer all my questions about kidney transplant and vessel stenosis.

January 31, 2020 11:44 AM

Everything was good.

January 29, 2020 10:12 AM

I am fortunate to have Dr. Dandekar as my dr.

January 29, 2020 10:12 AM


January 27, 2020 4:52 PM

I have a heart condition that needs monitoring, but no treatment at this time. Transitioning to this cardiologist due to a move to this area. This was a very simple visit to establish him as my new cardiologist. He reviewed my records, discussed my condition, and will see him again in a year. Very pleasant visit. He was recommended by my new primary care, and am very pleased with that recommendation.

January 27, 2020 2:17 PM

very good

January 20, 2020 7:39 PM

Good, answered all my questions.

January 20, 2020 1:32 PM

Appointment was good, however, I am disappointed that a blood sample or lab work can not be done at this clinic. Very inconvenient to have to drive to another clinic to get ordered blood work done. A clinic without a lab or ability to draw blood is very surprising.

January 13, 2020 3:16 PM

Dr. Dandekar is THE BEST!!!!!!!!!! One year ago he found that I had severe aortic stenosis, because of him, I had a TAVR VALVE REPLACEMENT SURGERY on 12/3/19. this appointment was a follow up after that surgery. I no longer have a valve problem!!! I am VERY indebted to Dr.Dandekar!!!! He is extremely kind, friendly and professional!!!!!! I am very luck to have him as my cardiac doctor!!!!!!

January 13, 2020 3:16 PM

ALL doctors should be like Dr. Dandekar. He is very patient and LISTENS!!!!!! He is amazing. If either one of my sons ever need heart surgery of any kind, I will refer them to Dr. Dandekar!!!!!!!!

December 28, 2019 7:56 AM

I wish more offices and doctors were like Dr. Dandekar's! Pleasant, efficient, and on time!

December 28, 2019 7:56 AM

Dr. Dandekar even helps me in referring other practitioners that I need.

December 24, 2019 12:43 AM

I am comfortable that if I describe any changes to my health that Dr. Dandekar will address my concerns directly.

December 24, 2019 12:43 AM

The whole staff seems to want to make sure that my visit goes smoothly and I feel well taken care of, a friendly staff and efficient nurses and aides.

December 23, 2019 10:44 PM

Dr Dandakar is a genuine caring person who wants to make sure you understand your condition and options

December 23, 2019 10:44 PM

Overall good experience

December 23, 2019 2:51 PM

very good

December 21, 2019 12:53 PM

Always take time with patient very clean rooms and office.

December 21, 2019 12:53 PM

Always been good experience.

December 2, 2019 9:20 PM


December 2, 2019 9:20 PM


November 24, 2019 3:59 PM

Overall good provider with good knowledge

November 22, 2019 8:10 AM

Dr. Dandekar is a great doctor he is very professional in his work. He's the "BEST".

November 22, 2019 8:10 AM

Always a good experience with him.

November 18, 2019 11:36 AM

I find Dr. Dandekar to be very knowledgeable, empathetic, and attentive. Even office staff and nurses are knowledgeable and efficient.

November 14, 2019 8:35 AM

Dr. Dandekar has been my cardiologist for the last 5 years. He has been an excellent doctor, and genuinely has my best interest at heart. I'd recommend Dr. Dandekar to anyone.

November 9, 2019 7:46 AM

So far it does work out well this way. No bad experiences.

November 4, 2019 6:00 PM

I thought he explained everything very well. Very nice and professional.

October 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Very up beat.

September 29, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr.Dandekar is ESPECIALLY kind, caring and compassionate, along with his excellent expertise!!!! He is an exceptional doctor!!!!!

September 24, 2019 7:00 PM

I was seen before my scheduled. Dr. Dandekar was very polite and patient with me.

September 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Dandekar addressed my issues about medications. He reassured me that other medication would be ok.

September 22, 2019 7:00 PM

great as always

September 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Dandekar always excellent. Office personnel improving over the past. nice work!

September 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good doctor. Easy to talk to. Good listener.

August 27, 2019 7:00 PM

this was my first visit with Dr Dandekar and I felt very comfortable with him and confident that he knew what he was talking about.

August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my first time my impression was good everybody was nice and I liked the doctor.

August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Provider always discussed medical issues, procedures and communicated with my transplant team. Excellent communication and coordination. Diabetic and heart bypass he had discussed with me exercise, diet and importance of all. Prior to transplant he discussed heart issues. Forwarded records to U IL transplant team.

August 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Very professional. Visit was short, efficient, to the point. No major concerns. Everything stable. No changes, next appt. 6 months.

August 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Everything was fine answered all my questions over all the appointment was great.

August 7, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good.

August 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Office visit was a follow-up appt. after emergency heart failure. Dr. Dandekar was a part of that team that saved my life - extremely grateful for him.

July 29, 2019 7:00 PM


July 29, 2019 7:00 PM


July 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent Doctor

July 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Always good!

July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Nurses were great. You're always told to be there 15 minutes early and I'm always waiting for at least another 30 mins. I understand emergencies. This dr. always seems rushed.

July 5, 2019 7:00 PM

Very kind, personable, and knowledgeable

July 1, 2019 7:00 PM

Everyone was friendly and exhibited a well trained group. Dr. Dandekar received "rave reviews" from several of his patients who are my friends.

June 30, 2019 7:00 PM

He's always been extremely professional and explains exactly what is happening with my medical procedure.

June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

always takes the time i feel that is needed.

May 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Very pleased.

May 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Attentive, patient, thorough, very clear instructions.

May 13, 2019 7:00 PM

First visit, very thorough, establishing a basis for any future heart health concerns.

May 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Visit with doctor was good.

May 5, 2019 7:00 PM

DR Dandikar and X CNP are excellent and I appreciate their knowledge , care and concern for my health and well being! They scheduled a follow up visit for my new medication and to se how my blood pressure management is going!

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Dandekar is very good/attentive & I feel confident about his care for me.

April 22, 2019 7:00 PM

I was very impressed with Dr. Dandekar and his staff.

April 22, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good as always.

April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

My experience with this provider was very positive. I trust him.

April 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Dandekar has been my cardiologist for 5 years and I like his manner, and feel he is very thorough.

April 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good bedside manner. Very comfortable to talk with.

March 26, 2019 7:00 PM


March 26, 2019 7:00 PM

I like his Huntley location.

March 23, 2019 7:00 PM

He was pleasant, professional and addressed concerns we had.

March 17, 2019 7:00 PM

pleasantly routine

March 7, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. D. is never in a hurry to "get this over with." He is always attentive & caring about my needs. I have much faith in his suggestions to improve my heart health.

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