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Laurie Bachrach MD


  • "She is the most concerned and understanding doctor I have ever had in my life. She put me at ease at a very difficult time in my life but made me also understand the seriousness of my condition."

Laurie Bachrach MD

Laurie Bachrach, MD is a board-certified Urologist with expertise in minimally invasive and robotic procedures.  Her areas of interest include kidney masses, kidney stones, prostate enlargement, prostate cancer, and bladder cancer.

Dr. Bachrach did her undergraduate studies at the University of Washington. She worked in bioinformatics for a few years before choosing a career in medicine. She received her MD from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood and completed her Urology residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. In addition to her private practice work at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and Elmhurst Memorial hospital, she is a Clinical Instructor in the Loyola University Health System.  She previously spent time doing medical work in Mongolia, Bolivia, and Guatemala and is conversant in Spanish.

Dr. Bachrach believes in shared decision-making and is also a compassionate care provider who values her relationships with her patients and fellow physicians.


Awards and Credentials

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors: 1st Edition



Hospital Affiliation
Gottlieb Memorial Hospital - Melrose Park, IL
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital - Elmhurst, IL
Rush Oak Park Hospital - Oak Park, IL
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital - Downers Grove, IL

Education and Training

University of Washington, Seattle, WA USA
Undergraduate Degree
Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL USA
Medical Degree
Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, IL USA

American Board of Urology

Chicago Urological Society
American Urological Society

Special Interests
Renal Masses
Kidney Stones
Prostate Cancer
Endourology and Minimally Invasive Procedures
Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery