Kristin D. Drynan

Kristin D. Drynan, M.D.

2285 Sequoia Drive

Aurora, Illinois 60506

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Kristin D. Drynan, M.D.

Family Medicine

2285 Sequoia Drive

Aurora, Illinois 60506

630.859.6910
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About Me

Credentials

Education

  • Medical School: Northwestern University Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Dreyer

Ratings and Comments

Kristin D. Drynan, M.D.

4.8 out of 5

322 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.8 out of 5

322 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.9 out of 5

292 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.9 out of 5

322 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.9 out of 5

321 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.5 out of 5

322 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.8 out of 5

322 Patient Ratings

Comments

7/1/19 a very positive experience in all areas from "door greeters" through process of labs to wellness visit, Dr. Drynan is an excellent communicator & caring physician.

Reviewed on July 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is an excellent listener. She communicates clearly and I felt an immediate rapport with her. I am confident in the care she provides me. I made an online appointment and it was obvious Dr. Drynan was prepared to see me because she took the time to read what I described as my symptoms when I scheduled the appointment.

Reviewed on July 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is my favorite doctor. I have referred many friends to her.

Reviewed on July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Kristin Drynan is GREAT.

Reviewed on July 7, 2019 7:00 PM

She was easy to talk to and spent a lot of time answering my questions and examining me.

Reviewed on July 7, 2019 7:00 PM

excellent

Reviewed on June 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan has been my PCP for many years now. I can't think of any other doctor that I would want to trust my health and well being with.

Reviewed on June 20, 2019 7:00 PM

so easy to talk to and genuinely appears to be concerned about my health.

Reviewed on June 18, 2019 7:00 PM

good

Reviewed on May 31, 2019 7:00 PM

This provider is thorough and patient.

Reviewed on May 31, 2019 7:00 PM

took test a week ago and still have no results

Reviewed on May 5, 2019 7:00 PM

The doctor was thorough and appeared competent. I was asking about cold symptoms, so I wasn't there to discuss my whole medical history. I think I didn't adequately convey a concern of some of my other doctors, who had indicated I was somewhat immune compromised. Perhaps if I had relayed this successfully, she might have ordered an antibiotic instead of having me buy over-the-counter products. Because I still wasn't feeling too good a few days later, I visited Advocate's immediate care center, at which another doctor ordered an antibiotic. Dr. Drynan seems like a very good physician.

Reviewed on May 5, 2019 7:00 PM

kind, respectful doctor.understood that my health is good & that I needed prescription refills, she did check my well-being in doing so.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is always friendly and very professional. She respects my opinions about how I want to handle my menopausal symptoms yet suggests things I may want to consider.

Reviewed on April 29, 2019 7:00 PM

good visit

Reviewed on April 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is an excellent physician. She is very knowledgeable and aware of current issues in health care. I feel very confident in her knowledge and judgment. You are fortunate to have her on your health care team.

Reviewed on April 15, 2019 7:00 PM

I was very happy with the thoroughness of Dr. Drynan. she replaced Dr. X who I had for many years.

Reviewed on April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

all good

Reviewed on April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is thorough, knowledgeable, respectful and concerned. She truly is the BEST! She made a good recommendation about a medication change for cost reasons.

Reviewed on April 10, 2019 7:00 PM

I went to Doctor Drynan as a new patient. I feel very comfortable with her.

Reviewed on March 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is an excellent physician. If I have any additional questions, I usually send email & receive a prompt answer. She has been very proactive with my health issues.

Reviewed on February 26, 2019 6:00 PM

This visit was for an annual physical. I have been seeing Dr. Drynan for 10 yrs. & she is the best dr. I have ever had, Concerned, caring, always listens, good discussions & sound advice, The rest of the staff was great as always.

Reviewed on February 25, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is never in a hurry to get thru my visit, she listens and makes me feel that she really cares.

Reviewed on February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Transition of medical records from old Epic system slowed the visit as the Dr had the MANUALLY bring over each piece of medical history, and not able to find everything she needed on her laptop! HIGHLY INEFFICIENT SYSTEM TRANSITION!!

Reviewed on February 9, 2019 6:00 PM

I really like having Dr Drynan for my Dr she really listens to my concerns!

Reviewed on February 5, 2019 6:00 PM

Professional - timely - satisfactory

Reviewed on February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

I called the office in the morning to schedule an appointment that day. They said that she was booked. I explained my symptoms and how important it was that I see her that day. They were able to squeeze me in. The doctor was very generous with her time and explained everything thoroughly. She couldn't have been kinder.

Reviewed on January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

As always Great Job!

Reviewed on January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

good job

Reviewed on January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

Very good, had my daughter with me because of my recent knee replacement surgery.

Reviewed on January 28, 2019 6:00 PM

I feel that Dr. Drynan always listens to my concerns and when I leave I have a plan to address my issues. I went in for a physical and she thoroughly discussed everything I brought up. Her and her team needed extra time before she saw me to transfer records to the new system and she came to explain to me what was happening. She is an excellent doctor. I feel very comfortable with her and know I will get the care and treatment I need.

Reviewed on January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

Could not be more pleased with the doctor, her staff, attantion to my care and follow up. Dr. was very responsive to my emails. Could not be more pleased with her care.

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Very good....she pin pointed problem right away

Reviewed on December 1, 2018 6:00 PM

Regarding question I called in August to schedule a shingle shot through the main phone #. I had to call 5 times that because I either was hung up upon, transferred to a fax # in patient education, told there were no appointments available for 2 months on 2 particular days or the week and finally told that the doctors do not give them in their offices. I went to another source and was able to get the shot.

Reviewed on November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Kristin Drynan is always thorough, friendly, concerned and on top of everything. She is a great doctor and a fine person to work with!

Reviewed on November 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Fantastic and to the point as usual

Reviewed on November 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Thank you Dr. Drynan, for the personalized approach to my health care

Reviewed on November 6, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is an amazing physician. I reccomend her to many. she's thorough, kind, passionate but she also tells it like it is and I feel that makes her a very strong MD and i wish there were more drs like her.

Reviewed on November 4, 2018 6:00 PM

I was listened to, taken care of and and prescribed medication to help me. The dr was easy to talk to and she understood my health problems.

Reviewed on October 29, 2018 7:00 PM

-Comments- only negative and it was a big one was not getting a flu shot and having to wait in a LONG line and come back to go to flu clinic not appreciated!

Reviewed on October 12, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent

Reviewed on October 8, 2018 7:00 PM

She is the best doctor I've had like EVER!

Reviewed on October 1, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Drynan does an excellent job listening and answering questions. I never feel rushed when I am in seeing her.

Reviewed on September 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Since we are full time RVers and spend most of the year out-of-state, Dr. Drynan talks with us about how she can be helpful to us even from a distance. That is greatly appreciated.

Reviewed on September 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Thank you very much. God bless, and good day!

Reviewed on September 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Drynan took time to address all my issues

Reviewed on September 18, 2018 7:00 PM

As always Docto Drynan makes me feel comfortable and relaxed. it's not easy talking about issues or potential issues. She allows me time to say what I need to & listens to me. She reminds me t can call if I have questions or concerns. I'm glad my doctor all those years ago was unavailable when I needed to see some one and Doctor Drynan was available. She is the only one I see now.

Reviewed on September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

I'm a fairly new patient of Dr. Drynan's & believe she is thorough and listens to my concerns.

Reviewed on September 11, 2018 7:00 PM

Have been going to Dr. Drynan for years - best doctor I've ever had.

Reviewed on September 8, 2018 7:00 PM

very thorough and listened when I spoke and did great as we had no records on hand from other doctors.

Reviewed on August 27, 2018 7:00 PM

I felt my doctor wasn't listening to what I was saying so I simply agreed with her. I intend on switching primary doctors

Reviewed on August 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan she is a nice dr. and she is careful about the patient she ask a lot questions about how you feel and I like that I'm not change her for no one.

Reviewed on August 23, 2018 7:00 PM

looking forward to my next visit.

Reviewed on August 20, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent

Reviewed on August 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan really took the time to explain my condition to me and really knew what she was talking about. She had excellent bedside manner and the visit actually started earlier in the day when her staff called me to verify the reason for my visit. I felt that she reached out since she didn't recognize my name since I am not a regular patient of hers. This gives me the impression that her patients are important to her and she see them as people and not just as appointments or numbers.

Reviewed on July 30, 2018 7:00 PM

All of my medical interventions (ortho, eye, _____, P.T., x-rays, Dr. Drynan) in the past year have been positive experiences.

Reviewed on July 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Went as expected.

Reviewed on July 9, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is always willing to listen to me and take as much time as I need.

Reviewed on June 21, 2018 7:00 PM

This was my 1st appointment with Dr. Drynan. She is excellent & my new physician. (Dr. X is retiring, & he has been by regular physician for decades.)

Reviewed on June 19, 2018 7:00 PM

As always very thorough, easy to talk to and patient. Dr. Drynan is great!

Reviewed on June 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is a great Dr., full of information, straight to-the-point approach.

Reviewed on June 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Drynan is always helpful, compassionate and knowledgeable when I come to see her. she is determined to figure out what is causing my problems and how to make it better. I wouldn't trust my health to anyone but her.

Reviewed on June 11, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan has been my PCP for several years and has provided excellent care. This visit was no different. She was attentive to my needs and conducted a thorough and complete exam and addressed all my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on June 11, 2018 7:00 PM

Have seen Dr. Drynan several years. She is an excellent doctor who always listens.

Reviewed on May 22, 2018 7:00 PM

This was my first visit with this office and provider. The doctor was very curtious and listened well. We talked about my past medical history and performed a general physical. She also requested my blood work i had done with a different office to help round out my medical history.

Reviewed on May 22, 2018 7:00 PM

This was about an infected bug bite. She was concerned and talked about why I should get a test for Lyme disease in three weeks. I had told her about my adventures about finding Ticks. She took the time needed to assure me that all would be good, marked the area if it got worse, or cleared up. Very nice doctor.

Reviewed on May 21, 2018 7:00 PM

I followed Dr Drynan because she is a good Dr., explains everything in detail and has a great attitude.

Reviewed on May 17, 2018 7:00 PM

it was my annual wellness visit but I had 2 new concerns. dr Drynan listened and checked both, ordered xrays for both and gave me exercises to do before my. next check up in 3 weeks.

Reviewed on May 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan spent the time necessary, was thorough and friendly as always.

Reviewed on May 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good. Takes her time. Very good bedtime manners. Very caring and shows concern.

Reviewed on April 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan was my PCP previously at another facility. I am leaving another provider to return to seeing Dr. Drynan. The level of quality Dr. Drynan provides as a physician is outstanding. This visit was extremely satisfying.

Reviewed on April 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Drynen listens and explains any questions or fears you may have and explains any action she advises you to take concerning your health.

Reviewed on April 17, 2018 7:00 PM

it was a great experience! Thee wait was a little long, but considering Dr. Drynan actually talks with her patients, I don't mind it at all. I much prefer a good doctor who communicates with me to always bring on time since that could mean cutting an important conversation short. I wouldn't want a doctor to do that to me and I wouldn't want a doctor to do that to someone else just so that my appointment starts exactly on time.

Reviewed on April 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan has outstanding diagnostic skills. She is thorough, does not jump to conclusions, and readily admits when she is uncertain. She describes what she sees, thinks or hears, so that I can follow her thought process. I appreciate her candid approach and that she has a plan.

Reviewed on April 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is worth the trip to Aurora from the south side of Chicago! She is wonderful and always listens.

Reviewed on March 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Got right to the point and we talked about medical things and I was satisfied.

Reviewed on March 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan was patient and generous with her time. I will definitely come back to see her.

Reviewed on March 19, 2018 7:00 PM

She's curt & efficient but friendly. I'm warming up to her with time.

Reviewed on March 6, 2018 6:00 PM

EXCELLENT...

Reviewed on March 3, 2018 6:00 PM

I met Dr. Drynan when I was sick in Oct. 2017. She was amazing & I decided to switch to her being my PCP. 2/1/18 was my first wellness check w/her. She was attentive, took her time, and seemed genuinely concerned about my health & not just going through the motions and getting me out the door. I am so happy I switched!

Reviewed on February 27, 2018 6:00 PM

I always enjoy my visits with Dr. Drynan. She is knowledgeable, personable, always listens, thinks and responds. I trust her and her council and feel that with the give and take in our interaction we are on the same page. I feel that she is looking out for my health interests.

Reviewed on February 12, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Drynan always goes above and beyond. It feels like I'm talking to a friend.

Reviewed on February 10, 2018 6:00 PM

more of my concern is with the receptionist staff. When I arrived at the clinic they had a different appointment time then what was told to me over the phone. So I had to wait 45 minutes. I understand mistakes happen but the receptionist did not at all apologize and did not seem very understanding. Then after the 45 minute wait I had to wait another 30 minutes because the doctor was running behind. I completely understand that emergencies come up in the medical field but when the nurse called me back she didn't even recognize that fact that they were running so far behind until I brought it up. Just an observation on my part it is so nice when right away the staff would just say " We are so sorry you had to wait" right upon greeting the patient (not after I inquired why the wait was so long). I had a blood test ordered and per my insurance company I have called the office to see if they coded the test under preventative care to make sure it will be covered. I placed that call 2 days ago and still have not had my call returned. Overall I was very happy with Dr. Dryanan's care.

Reviewed on January 31, 2018 6:00 PM

dr Drynan I s excellent. you are lucky to have get on staff

Reviewed on January 29, 2018 6:00 PM

After the long wait in the exam room waiting for the doctor it went well

Reviewed on January 16, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is wonderful. She takes the time to get to reallly know her patients and their history. she makes you feel very comfortable the entire time and explains everything in a way that is easy to understand. Dr. Drynan really cares about her patients and their well being and goes out of her way to help and answer questions when needed.

Reviewed on January 15, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is the perfect choice for me.

Reviewed on January 1, 2018 6:00 PM

I had UTI symptoms. I got an appointment the same day I called. Dr. Drynan and I talked about my symptoms and prescribed appropriate medication. She is empathetic and a good listener.

Reviewed on November 15, 2017 6:00 PM

Even though power had gone out I was able to get right in and see new doctor for work physical. Just concerned that all is covered with new BCBS insurance.RX was too much $.

Reviewed on October 25, 2017 7:00 PM

It was a great experience, 0 complaints

Reviewed on October 16, 2017 7:00 PM

excellent

Reviewed on September 23, 2017 7:00 PM

Good

Reviewed on September 17, 2017 7:00 PM

I feel very comfortable with Dr. Drynan

Reviewed on September 5, 2017 7:00 PM

Great experience! Already recommended Dr. Drynan to my aunt who was very pleased - takes time for questions and explains things well. Know I can go to her w/any concerns.

Reviewed on August 9, 2017 7:00 PM

Met every expectation in a most pleasant & professional way.

Reviewed on August 9, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is wonderful. She is very good at knowing what I need just by listening to what I have to say. She is also very good at helping me see what I already know, but don't want to see about my health. She also doesn't let me talk my way out of things that we both know I need to do, like pelvic exams and mammograms! I am so glad she is my doctor and I believe that she can help me help myself to get healthy whether I want to or not!

Reviewed on July 24, 2017 7:00 PM

As someone who personally is part of healthcare industry I am impressed with her quality of care compared to other similar providers

Reviewed on July 23, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Drynan is a tough lady and she makes sure I take care of myself and am on the right track. I've needed a doctor like her. She's respectful and kind.

Reviewed on July 1, 2017 7:00 PM

provider, facility, etc. 10+

Reviewed on June 26, 2017 7:00 PM

I have had many physicians in my life. I was blessed when I found Dr. Drynan. She has always been great and at one point when she found skin cancer on me, I believe she saved my life. All 4 of my children have seen her and her care, attention and knowledge has truly improved all of their lives also. She is the best there is!

Reviewed on June 25, 2017 7:00 PM

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  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • Aetna Basic
  • Aetna Classic
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street / PPO Next Wrap Plus
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna - Great West Health EPO
  • Cigna - Great West Plus
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / Personal Care POS
  • Coventry Advantra Medicare HMO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • First Health (Coventry) Rental PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Health Alliance ICP
  • Health Alliance MMAI
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HFN EPO
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN PPO
  • Humana Choice Care Network PPO
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO - HMO Select
  • Humana EPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicare Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • SEIU HCII
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • United Healthcare AARP
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  • United Healthcare Caterpillar
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare EPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS

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