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Henry Govekar, MD, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Chicago, IL, Rush University Medical Center

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Colon & Rectal Surgery Chicago, IL

Colorectal and General Surgeon

Overview of Dr. Govekar

Dr. Henry Govekar is a colorectal surgeon in Chicago, IL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Rush University Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center and has been in practice 9 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Rush Oak Park Hospital and one of 11 doctors at Rush University Medical Center who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery. He has 9 publications and over 150 citings.

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic (Florida)
    Cleveland Clinic (Florida)Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2013 - 2014
  • University of Colorado
    University of ColoradoResidency, Surgery, 2008 - 2013
  • Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
    Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical CenterClass of 2008

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2014 - 2026
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2013 - 2015
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2013 - 2015
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2008 - 2014
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • FASCRS ASCRS
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Could Diet Soda Stave off This Type of Cancer?
    Could Diet Soda Stave off This Type of Cancer?October 18th, 2018
  • This Screening Could Save Your Life
    This Screening Could Save Your LifeMarch 13th, 2018
  • Colorectal Cancer: It's Preventable and Treatable but It's the 2nd Leading Cause of Cancer Death
    Colorectal Cancer: It's Preventable and Treatable but It's the 2nd Leading Cause of Cancer DeathMarch 20th, 2017
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Hospital Affiliations