Leah  Delfinado

Leah Delfinado, M.D.

4025 North Western Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60618

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Leah Delfinado, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

4025 North Western Avenue

Building E

Chicago, Illinois 60618



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About Me

  • Medical Specialties: Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gender:
  • Age: 43
  • Years in Practice:
  • Board Certifications: Obstetrics & Gynecology



  • Residency: Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Internship: Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Medical School: Southern Illinois University

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Ratings and Comments

Leah Delfinado, M.D.

4.9 out of 5

140 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.9 out of 5

130 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.9 out of 5

140 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.9 out of 5

140 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.6 out of 5

140 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

5 out of 5

140 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.9 out of 5

139 Patient Ratings


it was fine. routine checkup. I had some concerns about my my period and she addressed everything and ordered all the necessary tests to make sure everything is ok.

Reviewed on November 11, 2019 5:24 PM

This is truly the best gynecologist I have ever had. She is so nice and really seems like she cares about her patients. She delivered my second daughter and I went through PPD and she really helped me through it. Even calling me once a week to see how I was doing. She told me I would get through it and I did. She is truly a wonderful doctor!

Reviewed on November 11, 2019 5:24 PM

Thanks for being so personable and clearing up my concerning issues!

Reviewed on September 6, 2019 7:00 PM

I've had Dr. Delfinado as a gyno since I was 19 yrs. old. I'm now 31 and she has been the best since day one. She always listens and gives great advice. Really explains things extremely well.

Reviewed on August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

She was very helpful & very kind. She was very easy to talk to.

Reviewed on August 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is wonderful. She makes all appointments as comfortable as possible, she really listens, and has an amazing bedside manner & therapeutic approach to patient care.

Reviewed on July 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is professional, thorough, kind, and personable.

Reviewed on July 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is always great whenever I have an issue or concern she is always courteous and makes me feel reassured.

Reviewed on July 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is always very nice and courteous. She performed my annual OB/GYN exam & explained everything she was doing. I had to wait a while in the exam room to see her, but when I saw her she was very good and courteous.

Reviewed on July 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is a wonderful doctor & compassionate human being. I feel so grateful & lucky to have her as my OB during my very difficult labor & delivery. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Reviewed on June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is the best doctor I've every had. She always listens carefully to what I have to say and makes me feel heard with any concerns I have. She's the first doctor I've had that didn't immediately dismiss me because of my age. She's a perfect angel and I can't wait for her to do my surgery on the 8th! Thank your Dr. Delfinado!

Reviewed on June 6, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is wonderful! She made me feel listened to and respected.

Reviewed on May 29, 2019 7:00 PM

After my visit the doctor said was going to call me to go over my test results. 2 days later I received my test results online, which were not good, I was waiting anxious for that phone call and that didn't happen. 2 days later I had to reach out and call back the clinic to connect with the doctor and get the medication needed. For someone who needs medication and explanation that is a long wait.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019 7:00 PM

I think Dr. Delfinado is the best. She puts you at ease, she is thorough, and she knows her stuff. I changed my pcp a few years ago so i could stay in Dr. Delfinado's medical group.

Reviewed on May 6, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is wonderful!

Reviewed on April 29, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is the ONLY reason I would continue with the Advocate Group. Leah is kind, helpful, empathetic, amazing at her job, and someone I would see for the rest of my life if possible because she is the best physician I've ever had.

Reviewed on April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

My experience was great! Unfortunately I did have to wait a while to be seen.

Reviewed on April 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is the best OB/GYN in the city!

Reviewed on March 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is excellent. Meets all my needs, explains everything - shows me pictures.

Reviewed on March 28, 2019 7:00 PM

I was so happy going to Leah Delfinado. She was so welcoming and easy to talk to which is very hard. I really like her and would recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on March 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is the best. She's always so understanding and helpful. Live her bedside manner.

Reviewed on March 1, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado was very warm and welcoming as I had not seen her before but another physician in this group who moved out of state. A gyne exam can be very intimidating and embarrassing but she was extremely professional and made me feel comfortable with any questions I had asked. This was a routine yearly exam and it was not for anything acute.

Reviewed on February 25, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Del Finado was helpful, and informative, This was my first visit with her as my previous doctor had left Advocate. I felt very comfortable with her and satisfied with the care I received.

Reviewed on January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

efficient and throrough

Reviewed on January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

It was my first time seeing Dr. Delfinado. She was pleasant and attentive and I would not hesitate to see her again.

Reviewed on November 6, 2018 6:00 PM

I've been seeing Dr. Delfinado for years now. She is very friendly and I look forward to continue to see her in the future.

Reviewed on November 5, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado came highly recommended and is wonderful!

Reviewed on November 4, 2018 6:00 PM

I was extremely impressed with how much time Dr. Delfinado spent with me. Not only did she answer all my questions, but she encouraged me to ask even more. I left my appointment feeling very well taken care of & heard I really appreciated my time with Dr. Delfinado.

Reviewed on October 31, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado was phenomenal. So thorough in explaining options and I felt comfortable with her right away.

Reviewed on October 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is the best OBGYN at Irving and Western in my opinion. Not that I had a bad experience with others, I probably feel this way because as a new mom I saw her a couple more times than the others and she did deliver my baby- which she made my experience comfortable, easy and relaxing.

Reviewed on October 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado was amazing and I am grateful to be one of her patients. I did have to wait 7 or 8 weeks to get in for a routine exam, and the wait time was long the day of my appointment (longer than 15 minutes after my appointment time), but my visit actually with her was wonderful and could not have gone better. This was my first visit as her patient and I am looking forward to returning but hope both types of waits are shorter in the future.

Reviewed on October 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Leah Delfinado has been my doctor for years, and her and her partner's care during and after a very challenging emergency surgery was unassailable. She's an incredible doctor, both in the quality of care she provides and her incredible patience and genuine concern for her patients.

Reviewed on October 19, 2018 7:00 PM

every doctor I see through advocate is beyond 20 mins late. I get that the clinic needs to make money and so they over schedule the doctors, but I now have new health insurance and I'm going to find new doctors outside of advocate. in addition, I never feel like Dr. Delfinado cares about my health. I feel like she's rushed and not really listening and one my health issues needs her attention. If I was completely healthy, I wouldn't be as bothered because it's just a routine visit, but for this issue, I need her attention and to feel like she has read, understands, and cares about my health history.

Reviewed on October 19, 2018 7:00 PM

she's amazing love her and her staff but reception had attitude and did not want to schedule my next appointments so I'm almost 8 months pregnant and have no prenatal visits set up due to the attitude I received not only was receptionist on her cell phone but rolled her eyes when I walked up. don't want to deal with her any more. but the doctor such a sweet lady caring and always ready to listen and suggest whatever I needed.

Reviewed on October 8, 2018 7:00 PM

I love Dr Delfinado. She listens carefully, is super easy to discuss concerns with, and I trust her. dr X left the practice and I knew right away I would go to Delfinado (I got to meet everyone during my pregnancy).

Reviewed on August 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is warm, compassionate, respectful, and informative. I could not ask for a better doctor with a better bedside manner. She took time to answer my questions & help me choose the best options for me.

Reviewed on August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

She is a great doctor who genuinely cares and is always attentive & kbowledgable!

Reviewed on August 3, 2018 7:00 PM

always a pleasure to see Dr. Delfinado she has a always happy and kind and is helpful with everything I need.

Reviewed on July 30, 2018 7:00 PM

I look forward to seeing Dr. Delfinado for each of my annual exams and recently for my prenatal care. she takes time to fully I understand my medical questions and answers them thoroughly. She takes time to understand my personal life and outside factors that may be contributing to my physical and mental health. I have recommended Dr. Delfinado to family and friends. I am moving out of the city but plan to continue to commute to see Dr. Delfinado because I am so trusting of her medical care.

Reviewed on July 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Provider was great, but it took me two months to get an appointment, twenty minutes in the waiting room, and more than 30 minutes once gowned in the exam room.

Reviewed on July 19, 2018 7:00 PM

I have been a patient of Dr. Delfinado's since 2009. She is wonderful, compassionate, comforting, and thoughtful. I have referred several other people to her, as well, and they are very happy with their care.

Reviewed on July 9, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is always helpful and personable. she listened to my questions and concerns and makes me feel at ease about my health concerns. I would recommend her to any friends.

Reviewed on July 1, 2018 7:00 PM

She was very attentive and supportive

Reviewed on June 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is the best. She always listens, always understands, never rushes and always talks me through my many questions.

Reviewed on June 11, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado has been my primary obgyn for 8 years and she is absolutely incredible. I've recommended many friends to her and will never see another obgyn so long as she is in practice. She had always listened to my issues and concerns and always provided me information and insight into how i can address these issues or how we can address them together. She is absolutely incredible.

Reviewed on June 10, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado was very helpful & comforting. She is passionate about her work & her patients & that is reflected in her care.

Reviewed on February 25, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is an exceptional provider. Very caring, gentle, and understanding of any concerns I had. She made sure to explain everything she was doing.

Reviewed on February 20, 2018 6:00 PM

I love Dr. Delfinado. I've recommended her to friends, as well as clients. She is, by far, the most compassionate and empathic gynecologist I have ever seen. I never feel like she is rushing me through the appointment and, considering I only see her once a year, she always remembers details about my life. I very much appreciate her bedside manner.

Reviewed on February 5, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado was personable, professional, relaxed & open to spending as much time as I needed answering my questions. I was nervous about this appt. & she completely put me at ease.

Reviewed on January 30, 2018 6:00 PM

This provider is a wonderful, caring doctor. But I did sit for 30 minutes in a paper gown waiting to be seen. I would appreciate being told they were running late because it was very uncomfortable.

Reviewed on January 30, 2018 6:00 PM

I am in your care because I am pregnant and I have been meeting with your entire team, my last visit was the first time meeting Dr. Delfano. I really loved meeting with her- she was friendly, knowledgeable, and took the time to answer my questions.

Reviewed on January 22, 2018 6:00 PM


Reviewed on January 21, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is excellent; she is always kind and explains thoroughly what and why she is doing something.

Reviewed on January 19, 2018 6:00 PM

She is the best Doctor i have ever encountered. She always makes me feel at ease and makes the appointments enjoyable.

Reviewed on January 15, 2018 6:00 PM

dr. delfinado was extremely respectful, kind, caring and tactful during my visit. it was a little emotional of a visit, but I felt extremely comforted by her, and understood the situation and what to expect. she was speedy in calling about results from my blood work too.

Reviewed on January 14, 2018 6:00 PM

This OBGYN is really wonderful. She is very informative & makes me feel comfortable. I was recently married & she provided me with great information r/e family planning.

Reviewed on November 23, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado knows her craft, knowledgeable passionate confident & personable. You are lucky to have her on your staff.

Reviewed on November 15, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr Delfinado is great, but scheduling with her office is a nightmare. It took something like a month and a half to get to see her for a routine check up. Afterwards, I wanted a follow-up procedure and was told I wouldn't be able to see her until January. If I wanted a procedure done sooner, I would have had to go to a different doctor at a different office (and still would have had to wait over a month.) Finally, the clerks / receptionists scheduling these follow-ups were SUPER rude and unhelpful. So the doctor herself and her nurses/techs are good, but the scheduling is terrible.

Reviewed on November 10, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado is the nicest and most reassuring doctor that I've ever had. I completely trust her judgement and know that I'm receiving the best possible care. Advocate in general is great, and I prefer this system to all other hospitals and groups I've encountered at other points in my life.

Reviewed on October 27, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado has shown me to be a great provider. She listens, gives her expertise advise and has always been very respectful.

Reviewed on October 18, 2017 7:00 PM

Everything was pleasant, speedy and through. I was very pleased with my visit, and care.

Reviewed on August 27, 2017 7:00 PM

It was my first visit with Dr. Delfinado and she was great. I look forward to working with her in the future.

Reviewed on August 20, 2017 7:00 PM

I went in for removal of the Nexplanon. Like all my experiences with Dr. Delfinado, it was the best possible experience. She is warm, kind, informative and empathic. Dr. Delfinado delivered both of my daughters and remembered their names, talked about my husband and life in general. I think everyone should have a doctor as great as Dr. D!

Reviewed on August 6, 2017 7:00 PM

I am so glad that a friend had referred me to Dr. Delfinado. I truly believe she has her patients' best interest at heart. This is hard to find in a doctor and I have recommended her to friends.

Reviewed on May 6, 2017 7:00 PM

I feel very lucky that Dr. Delfinado is my gynecologist. Her nurse Marcela is always so responsive, and in the case of this particular visit I had an urgent situation with my health and Dr. Delfinado's team made sure to get me an appointment quickly and the tests I needed ahead of the appointment so I would already have that taken care of beforehand. I have seen Dr. Delfinado for a couple of years, and she is kind, thorough, and attentive. She broke some pretty serious news to me that was unexpected, and I really trust in her diagnosis and her recommendations for next steps. I would absolutely recommend her to friends. She's just the best.

Reviewed on April 9, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Delfinado and her team are THE best! They are professional, kind, and knowledgeable. I recommend her to all my friends!

Reviewed on April 6, 2017 7:00 PM

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Clinical Interests

  • Birth Control (Contraception)
  • Family Planning
  • General Obstetrics
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • LGBTQ Health
  • TGNC - Hormone/Surgery/Procedures
  • TGNC - Primary Care/OBGYN
  • Well Woman Care


  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • 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 Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • 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 C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • Coventry Workers Comp PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Harken Health Choice Plus
  • Harken Health Compass Plus
  • Health Alliance HMO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicaid Managed Care Plan
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS


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