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John Kritsas MD FACS


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John Kritsas MD FACS

Dr. Kritsas is a board-certified Urologist providing superior urologic care from common to complex. His patient-centered environment provides optimal care to all of his adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Kritsas’ primary expertise is the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of urologic malignancies which include tumors of the bladder, kidney, prostate, and testes. He is recognized as an expert in treating these tumors and as such, physicians, colleagues, and patients seek his advice for the care of the most complex problems.

Dr. Kritsas completed his urology residency at the Harvard Program in Urology. He is recognized as a leading urologic surgeon by US News and World Report and Castle Connelly. He is a member of the American Urologic Association, American Medical Association, Illinois State Medical Society, DuPage Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has practiced in Hinsdale, Illinois, since 1992 and has surgical privileges at Hinsdale and LaGrange Hospitals, Hinsdale Surgical Center, and United Therapies.


Awards and Credentials 

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors: 1st Edition
  • West Suburban Living Magazine: 2014, 2017
  • Chicago Magazine's Top Cancer Doctors in Chicago: 2017, 2019
  • Chicago Magazine's Top Doctors in Chicago: 2022

Hospital Affiliation
UChicago Advent Health - Hinsdale - Hinsdale, IL
UChicago Advent Health - La Grange - LaGrange, IL

Education and Training

1988 - 1992
Harvard Program in Urology, Boston, Massachusetts United States
Residency - Urology Chief Resident
1988 - 1992
Harvard Program in Urology, Boston, Massachusetts United States
Residency - Urology
1986 - 1988
University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois United States
Residency - General Surgery
1985 - 1986
Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States
Internship - General Surgery
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois United States
Doctor of Medicine

American Board of Urology
Diplomat of National Board of Medical Examiners
Extra-corporeal shock wave lithotripsy
Surgical Lasers (CO2, Nd-YAG, KTP, Pulse Dye)
Adult and Pediatric Urologic Laparoscopy
Urologic Ultrasound
Advanced EndoUrology
Illinois State Medical License

American Medical Association
American Urology Association
Illinois State Medical Society
DuPage County Medical Society
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Special Interests
Urologic Oncology
Recognized as top physician in 2011 and 2012 US News and World Report

Rapid high resolution two-dimensional electrophoresis of human sperm proteins

J J Kritsas 1 , W M Schopperle, W C DeWolf, A Morgentaler Affiliations expand PMID: 1425558 DOI: 10.1002/elps.1150130192