Michael S. Vercillo

Michael S. Vercillo, M.D.

1875 Dempster Street

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

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Michael S. Vercillo, M.D.

Thoracic Surgery

1875 Dempster Street

Suite 265

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068


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About Me



  • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center, Thoracic Surgery
  • Residency: Rush University Medical Center, General Surgery
  • Medical School: Chicago Medical School

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Ratings and Comments

Michael S. Vercillo, M.D.

4.8 out of 5

168 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.8 out of 5

150 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.8 out of 5

168 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.9 out of 5

168 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.6 out of 5

168 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.9 out of 5

167 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.9 out of 5

168 Patient Ratings


very comfortable

Reviewed on November 25, 2019 5:23 PM

He was not defensive in answering my questions, but calm and honest. I was VERY much appreciative that he referred to evidence based medicine guidelines to guide his decision for my care. He mentioned "board" several times as evidence for best way to proceed. That did a lot to put me at ease.

Reviewed on November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo explained the recommended surgery in easy to understand terms. He portrayed a high level of confidence in what he does.

Reviewed on November 10, 2019 11:00 PM

my doctor is very good and I have had very good experience with him in my follow up appointments since my surgery.

Reviewed on October 25, 2019 7:00 PM


Reviewed on October 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Couldn't have asked for any more professionalism.

Reviewed on October 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Everyone was VERY GOOD I will give them an A+ rating.

Reviewed on September 26, 2019 7:00 PM

I was given excellent attention at all levels of treatment. From entering this hospital to leaving.

Reviewed on September 17, 2019 7:00 PM

The provider was very forthcoming about the need & process of the procedure I am looking to have ASAP.

Reviewed on September 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good experience.

Reviewed on September 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Very easy to talk to him about any health concerns.

Reviewed on August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

My experience was very positive and is always that way at Good Shepherd facilities.

Reviewed on July 21, 2019 7:00 PM

When I first made my appointment I spoke with X and she really helped to calm my nerves and make me feel comfortable. I had a very good feeling about coming to this office as a first time patient.

Reviewed on July 2, 2019 7:00 PM

He explained all the facts... very clearly. Listened to all my questions - answered were helpful.

Reviewed on July 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Fantastic! One of the best drs. I have ever seen.

Reviewed on June 25, 2019 7:00 PM

My husband and daughter were included in all over conversation about my health and dr. answered all our questions. We were not rushed at all.

Reviewed on June 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo and his staff were very attentive, explained accurately the upcoming surgery and it's risks. I felt very comfortable with his approach and explanations.

Reviewed on June 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo answered all questions, reviewed CT scans for this visit and previous visit in Dec. 2018. Was given copies of all test results.

Reviewed on June 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Overall, a great experience.

Reviewed on May 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Waiting for results from test taken.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019 7:00 PM

I think DR. Vercillo & his staff are excellent in all aspects of their respective fields.

Reviewed on April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

I am so pleased to have Dr. Vercillo he's good at explaining and a wonderful surgeon.

Reviewed on April 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo did not listen to my concerns nor offer any recommendations for additional care or therapy or provide any concern for the pain I'm in.

Reviewed on March 26, 2019 7:00 PM

I was very happy with Dr. Vercillo. He treated me with respect and I had confidence that he knew what he was doing.

Reviewed on February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on January 31, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Vercillo is awesome. he explained things thoroughly and discussed surgery only to the effect that he can perform the type that might be needed for the lungs

Reviewed on January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

very caring and compassionate. I would recommend him to anyone who may need him.

Reviewed on January 14, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo has already been told BY MYSELF how helpful & knowledgeable he is. He is a great dr. & surgeon. He done a fine job on me. I respect him so. He's easy to talk to & always listens!! He helped me thru a difficult time.

Reviewed on November 28, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo was very attentive and responsive. His staff was equally courteous and professional.

Reviewed on November 25, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr Vercillo is the best surgeon we could ask for. he is always kind and caring. he also has a great sense of humor

Reviewed on October 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo was referred to me by my radiation oncologist to have a biopsy done on my lymph nodes along my lungs. He was very friendly and explained everything that was going to be done for my biopsy. Everything went smoothly.

Reviewed on September 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo was very patient and through with all my questions. He gave me a lot of his time. I never felt rushed.

Reviewed on September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

very well

Reviewed on September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

They were so wonderful. They brought me a warm blanket because it was a little cool in the office. So nice.

Reviewed on September 8, 2018 7:00 PM

The drs., nurses, and receptionists were phenomenal. The dr. was excellent, explained the plan for surgery in a simple way and spent a ton of time talking through our questions I'd recommend him to anyone - great experience.

Reviewed on September 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Pleasant experience - explained my condition & what I need to do so it doesn't become worse.

Reviewed on September 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Drs Vercillo and X are excellent physicians who care about patients. i trust them

Reviewed on August 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent doctor!

Reviewed on August 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. V. was called in to perform thoracic surgery. The _____ care was excellent.

Reviewed on August 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo was very respectful and took the time to listen patiently to my concerns. He explained everything on my Xrays in lay terms so that I understood, and put my mind at ease. I never felt rushed. What a warm and caring doctor. Wish there were more doctors like Dr. Vercillo.

Reviewed on July 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo has always been very good & kind. I consider him a excellent doctor (doctor).

Reviewed on June 29, 2018 7:00 PM

I had surgical biopsy on right lung. Dr. Vercillo explained my case very clearly and I had complete confidence and trust in his care.

Reviewed on June 28, 2018 7:00 PM

For my first time with this provider I felt comfortable with the Doctor. he answered all my questions and seemed interested in my situation.

Reviewed on May 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Extremely professional and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on April 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent visits all the time.

Reviewed on April 4, 2018 7:00 PM

I could not be happier with the way everything was done & handled. But don't _____ measures a step by step move of all this trying time.

Reviewed on April 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo listened carefully to me. Seems like a terrific fellow. Saw him for consultation about a chest surgery. Thank you

Reviewed on April 2, 2018 7:00 PM

professional, competent w/ very pleasant attitude

Reviewed on March 23, 2018 7:00 PM

The lung care specialists & their staff are amazing!

Reviewed on March 14, 2018 7:00 PM

professional, knowledgeable, and courteous.

Reviewed on March 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo came highly recommended by another doctor. Dr. V. was courteous, concerned, friendly & easy to talk with.

Reviewed on February 28, 2018 6:00 PM

Felt comfortable and at ease.

Reviewed on February 18, 2018 6:00 PM

Great doctor and staff!

Reviewed on February 14, 2018 6:00 PM


Reviewed on January 16, 2018 6:00 PM

You can't ask for a better doctor!

Reviewed on January 10, 2018 6:00 PM


Reviewed on January 4, 2018 6:00 PM

Very helpful and professional.

Reviewed on December 18, 2017 6:00 PM

Very satisfied with this visit.

Reviewed on December 8, 2017 6:00 PM

Great doctor & staff.

Reviewed on December 6, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo is professional & personable. Easy to talk to.

Reviewed on December 5, 2017 6:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on November 10, 2017 6:00 PM


Reviewed on October 31, 2017 7:00 PM

Fabulous staff & doctor.

Reviewed on October 4, 2017 7:00 PM

I enjoyed my visit with this provider, and he answered all of mine & my husband's questions & concerns.

Reviewed on August 15, 2017 7:00 PM

My visit with Dr. Vercillo was very nice. He talked to me in words I understood. Also I didn't feel rushed by him.

Reviewed on July 31, 2017 7:00 PM

I found Dr. Vercillo EXCELLENT in every way, as was his staff. The only reason I am not using him is another hospital is more convenient for the family member who will driving me before & after surgery & caring for me after surgery.

Reviewed on July 26, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo is so great, he explained everything to me before and after surgery. He was trying to make all easy for me.

Reviewed on July 19, 2017 7:00 PM

I was quite upset with my health issues. But when I saw this doctor for the first time I was put at ease. His prognosis made my nerves relax.

Reviewed on July 6, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Vercillo is probably the perfect doctor. He has excellent bedside manner and is a _____ professional. Very caring, loving, and respectful person.

Reviewed on May 2, 2017 7:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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Clinical Interests

  • Airway Management
  • Benign Esophageal Disease
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodules
  • Mediastinal Disease
  • Mediastinal Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Pleural Effusions
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • VATS


  • 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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