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Dr. Dercy Arañador, MD

Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

NEW PATIENTS NEED TO FILL UP PATIENT REGISTRATION FORMS ONLINE AT ZOC DOC. As a primary care physician I try my best to help patients navigate their way thru their health plan, give the best advise for preventive care and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, following current guidelines as backed by medical evidence _ and always offer empathy. I am a provider of many insurance plans and can refer the patient to their preferred choices. Our office provides easy access and continuity of care with operator assisted urgent calls, cellphone, email, and website services. We are located immediately adjacent to Presence St. Joseph Hospital. We service the downtown,streeterville, near north, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Lakeshore Drive Highrises, Outlaying neighborhoods as well as northhern suburb with easy access to Public Transportation via Buses #77,143,145,151_get off at Sheridan and Surf. There is street and attached parking.Validated parking is $5.00.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Access Medicare (NY)
  • Advocate Health Care

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Saint Joseph Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of the Philippines Manila College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of the Philippines System (Bachelor's)
  • Washington University, St. Louis, Barnes Hospital (Internship)
  • Michael Reese Hospital (Residency)
  • Cook County Hospital (Residency)

Professional memberships

  • Chicago Medical Society
  • Illinois State Medical Society

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1922045376

Office locations

Dercy J. Aranador, MD

2900 N. Lake Shore Drive, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Bldg. 3, 5th floor

Chicago, IL 60657

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She truly cares, thorough, and very proficient.
Less than 1 month ago
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Dr Aranador is one of the most attentive and caring doctors I have ever met.
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Dr Dercy Aranador has been my Dr for over 30 years she's still Awesome!
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Dr. Aranador was amazing! She was very transparent about what certain procedures and shots would cost according to my insurance plan, which I appreciated. Not many doctors do that, so very thankful that she did.
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Very caring and in tune with patients needs!
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Wonderful!
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I am never going back to that office and the doctor either.
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Dr. Arañador was very knowledgeable and helpful with my issue. After talking about my presenting problem she recommended a full physical with blood work in which I went off site to perform.
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She’s great! Truly cares about her patients and very responsive!
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Although I had to wait longer than I anticipated, I appreciate the patience that Dr. Arañador had by taking the time to help me fill out my information correctly on zocdoc when I hadn't! She was very informative, prompt, and had great bedside manner.
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She put me at ease about the concerns I expressed. Updated the prescriptions with clear explanations. Gave me my flu shot which was painless!
Less than 3 months ago
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Dr. Aranador was able to help me quickly and compassionately during my visit.
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Dr Dercy Aranador was waiting within 5 min and giving the best care and keeping us with the knowledgable wisdom of meds
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Dr Dercy Aranador was Awesome ad usually
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Dr Aranador was very compassionate she have been my Dr for over 20years she always have been very knowlegable and not only treats your illiness but teach you to be in better health ! I have recommend many family, friends toDr Aranador she's the best over the last 20 years she's more than my Dr she's also my friend, my whole family is treated by Dr Aranador ! If your looking for a Awesome book with her the Knox's
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She was simply amazing. She did everything; the blood draws, the physical exam, even calling my insurance company to clear treatments before ordering them. I have never felt like I was in more competent medical hands.
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Very approachable, funny, and easy to talk to. This was my first time to a doctor in years but I was immediately comfortable and she helped address all my issues succinctly and judgement-free. Definitely recommend!
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Very knowledgeable and thorough. Cares about and explains issues to her patients. I Highly recommend her.
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Excellent, empathetic and thorough/ my primary physician exceeding 40 yrs - R.J. age 97.
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Great Doctor! Made it seem like she was a friend. Understood what I was saying. Took care of me above and beyond.
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It's rare to find a doctor that spends time with you and actually talks to you. Highly recommend
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Dr. Aranador was very blunt, which I appreciated. She's a bit old school - had a little trouble w the computer - but gave me great feedback and suggestions. Would recommend.
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Very compassionate. Took time to assess and evaluate my symptoms. Even contacted CT department to schedule imaging ASAP...wish that there are more physicians like her
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A really professional and dedicated doctor, but also a nice person !
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Dr. Aranador is a downright pleasure to be around. Her advice is sound. She is thorough and honest. And best of all, she can give you a shot without you even noticing. She's amazing. Cannot recommend highly enough.
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Dr. Aranador went above and beyond to help me when I came in for an annual physical. She was incredibly thorough and her follow up with my test results was very timely (within 12 hours of my scheduled appointment and shecalled me personally). I will definitely return to see her again!
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Dr Aranador is the best she listens and will give her patients Execellent treatment
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She is very knowledgeable and very thorough.
Less than 1 year ago
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Good doctor
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr Dercy Aranador has been our Dr for years she's Awesome
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Dr Aranador was very thorough! I like how much time she spent with me.
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ive been seeing Dr Aranador for the last 14 years I like her approach because its more on preventve rather than cure. She was able to stop my diabetes
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Dr. Aranador is exceptionally thorough and extremely knowledgeable.
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She was great! I’m a fan of up front and brutal honesty... but Dr. Aranador does it with compassion and humor! Highly recommended.
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Dr. Arañador is enthusiastic, honest, and focused on giving you what you want/need to actually help improve your issues. She even gives you her personal phone number to text her if you need. I am grateful to have found her!
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The receptionist is so rude and she was just unprofessional. She acted as i was wasting her time, but she was very nice to those that spoke spanish
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Just the most wonderful doctor. Aggressive in solving problems with compassion and care. Follows up on every detail. Truly the dr I've ever had!
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She is the best.
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Dr. Arañador was awesome! she's such a sweet and attentive woman. She took care of all the issues I was having and even gave me some tips for my health. The only problem was the wait but even that I expect when going to the doctor.
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I was seen on time ,referral was all done on a timely manner .
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Dr Dercy Aranador is always very professional and listens to you and ask questions about your concerns she's Awesome !
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She clearly explained to me the cause of my illness and the the medecines she prescribed.
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Love going to see Dr. Aranador! She's hilarious, blunt, doesn't sugar coat things, and is eccentric. That's why I like her so much! Not only does she always make me laugh, she also takes the time to explain medical things indetail to make sure I understand them. She's the best!
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Dr. Aranador is kind and considerate in her manner. She is careful to ensure I understand all of the information she provides me, and inspires me to take my health very seriously.
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There were a few negative reviews on Zocdoc of Dr. Arañador that made me a touch nervous to go see her, but my trepidation was completely unfounded! Dr. Arañador is a unique gem in the medical profession. She believes strongly inproviding continuity of care by setting up a patient fusion profile for you where you can go and view your medical results at your own leisure without having to worry about the hassle of calling the office when you have forgotten details about your medical history. Dr. Arañador gave me wonderful advice about traveling abroad and managing my medical history. She was also extremely friendly, showing interest in me as a human being, not merely as a patient. She does speak fast and with an accent, but I was still able to understand her fully and she took the time to understand my personal concerns and medical background. I definitely recommend Dr. Arañador as a caring and attentive medical provider (she even texted me directly after the appointment to make sure I didn't forget to fax her my vaccination history!). Coming from a rural area, I never guessed that I would get such personalized attention from a provider connected to a large hospital in Chicago! Also, she was very prompt in receiving me and completing all the details of the appointment with speed and accuracy.
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She had a frantic demeanor. very thorough with giving me my travel info and gave me her honest opinion about different vaccines and what she would take if she was the patient before traveling
More than 1 year ago
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I did not feel welcome and taken care of. Doctor kept pushing vaccination agenda and registering on some, I guess, partner site instead of focusing on a reason for my visit. Sorry, do not recommend, but feel free to check outfor yourself. Maybe it will work out for you better then it did for me
More than 1 year ago
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She really listened and understood my symptoms- both current and long-term. She gave me exactly what I've been needing for a long time, super quickly and efficiently and with the utmost care and grace. I love her!
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Dr. Aranador was very thorough.
More than 1 year ago
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She cares about her patients.
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