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Samuel Krengel MD


  • "Dr Krengel always is very compassionate, feeling and caring. I’m a very private person and he has a terrific bedside manner making me very comfortable. This is the first time I was given the opportunity to fill out a survey and was very happy to do so. Dr Krengel is the best!" 

Samuel Krengel MD

Dr. Krengel is a native of the Chicago area.  He is a graduate of New Trier High school and a graduate of Tulane University. He attended Chicago Medical School, general surgery at Loyola University Medical Center, participated in research at Northwestern University, and lastly, completed his Urologic training at Tulane University Medical Center and affiliated hospitals. After completing his urologic training, he returned to the Chicago area.  He has been in private practice in Hinsdale, Illinois since 1994.

Dr. Krengel is well trained and up to date in all fields of urology, including complex kidney stone issues, female urology, urologic oncology, BPH/prostate disorders, sexual dysfunction, infertility, and pediatric urology.  He enjoys challenging cases and is felt by many to be empathetic, thoughtful, caring, and very communicative. He has been recognized by the Consumer Research Council of America as a top physician.

Dr. Krengel was Chief of Surgery at Hinsdale and LaGrange Hospitals, he performs surgical procedures at Hinsdale Surgical Center, United Therapies, Chicago Prostate Center, and Hinsdale and LaGrange Hospitals.

In his free time, Dr. Krengel enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and three teenage children, collecting wine, exploring the ever-changing restaurant scene in Chicago, and traveling.

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

Education and Training

1990 - 1994
Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana United States
Residency - Urology
1988 - 1989
Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois United States
Internship - Transitional Year
1984 - 1988
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois United States
Doctor of Medicine
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana United States
Bachelor's Degree

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (Donier, Medstone)
Lasers in Urologic Surgery, Tulane University Medical Center, Louisiana State University Medical Center
Laparoscopy, Tulane University Medical Center
Microsurgery, Tulane university Medical Center
Cryosurgery of the Prostate, Tulane University Medical Center
Illinois State Medical License
American Board of Urology

Northwestern University School of Medicine—Department of Urology Special Interests Hospital Affiliation

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Urological Association
Chicago Medical Society
American Academy of Family Physicians
Illinois State Medical Society

Special Interests
Female Urology
Kidney Stones

Role of external beam radiotherapy with low-dose-rate brachytherapy in treatment of prostate cancer

Jani AB, Feinstein JM, Pasciak R, Krengel S, Weichselbaum RR. Urology. 2006 May;67(5):1007-11. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2005.11.008. Epub 2006 Apr 25. PMID: 16635512