Udaya  Bontu

Udaya Bontu, M.D.

1710 North Randall Road

Elgin, Illinois 60123

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Udaya Bontu, M.D.

Internal Medicine

1710 North Randall Road

Suite 200

Elgin, Illinois 60123

847.214.5740

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About Me

Credentials

Education

  • Internship: Government General Hospital
  • Internship: St. Francis Hospital Graduate Medical Education
  • Internship: Sv Medical College
  • Residency: Vijaya Hospital
  • Medical School: Sv Medical College

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Sherman Hospital

Ratings and Comments

Udaya Bontu, M.D.

4.8 out of 5

415 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.8 out of 5

413 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.8 out of 5

361 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.8 out of 5

415 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.8 out of 5

414 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.7 out of 5

415 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.9 out of 5

415 Patient Ratings

Comments

Dr. Bontu is personable and very easy to talk to. She is very thorough when I hurry up any health concerns and makes sure to follow - through on my concerns.

Reviewed on November 18, 2018 6:00 PM

Been with her as long as she started.

Reviewed on November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

Did not have to wait long to see the Dr. The doctor was very efficient and informative.

Reviewed on November 2, 2018 7:00 PM

This Doctor Boytu is very professional and had a nice comforting smile that she cares and wanted my medical concerns addressed.

Reviewed on October 13, 2018 7:00 PM

I like Dr Bontu a lot my daughter was seeing her first

Reviewed on October 8, 2018 7:00 PM

My visit was for an annual physical which was performed professionally and not rushed. The staff offered to give me a flu shot which I accepted. Overall a great experience.

Reviewed on October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is the best doctor in the world. She has been seeing me for 25+ years, well when I decide to finally get to the office. I have a lot of anticipations about doctors and tests, and she always gets down to any problem, and resolves it, she just knows. I didn't want to do any of the tests that day - but she talked to me and I finally agreed. Dr. Bontu has a 6 sense about her - she gets me, and she should be commended for her work she does. I am always very grateful that she is in our community!

Reviewed on October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Been seeing Dr. Bontu for many years. She is well liked, prompt, knowledgeable!

Reviewed on October 5, 2018 7:00 PM

good

Reviewed on September 21, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent. Dr. Bontu is very knowledgeable, thoughtful and respectful.

Reviewed on September 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Love Doctor Bontu she has taken care of most my family she knows my family and our history of health promblems in my family and I don't trust anyone but her for all my health needs she is the best !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed on September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

DR BONTU IS VERY NICE DOCTOR.

Reviewed on September 16, 2018 7:00 PM

This was my first appointment with Dr. Bontu. She was very nice. She listened to my problem with my ear. She examined my ear, then checked my heart and lungs and felt my throat. Very thorough. She gave me a name of an ear, nose & throat doctor if the problem persists.

Reviewed on September 9, 2018 7:00 PM

It was a check in appt as I'm struggling with some family issues and gaining weight after I had been losing so well. Dr. spent more time than usual listening and advising as I'm really struggling right now.

Reviewed on September 2, 2018 7:00 PM

I can not say enough kind things about Dr Bontu you are lucky to have her.

Reviewed on August 25, 2018 7:00 PM

dr Bontu is the best, thorough and calm. I trust her word.

Reviewed on August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

visits are always pleasant but to the point

Reviewed on August 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu always asks about and listens to my concerns. She clearly sums up what she notices and gives me additional information that may be helpful. We decide on a plan and follow through.

Reviewed on August 13, 2018 7:00 PM

I really would like if someone from the office would have called me with the results from a test she took. both times I had to call to get my results

Reviewed on August 12, 2018 7:00 PM

very happy with everyone I saw during this appointment.

Reviewed on August 6, 2018 7:00 PM

Like the fact that Doctor talks with you and you never feel rushed.

Reviewed on July 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Easy visit. was for a bad sunburn.

Reviewed on July 24, 2018 7:00 PM

I and my family have been seeing dr Bontu for over 20 years and will continue to as long as she is practicing medicine. thank you

Reviewed on July 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent visit.

Reviewed on July 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Bontu was excellent. she responded to all my questions and gave me information I needed to have regarding some meds I had been taking. I felt extremely comfortable with her and look forward to partnering with her as I work on improving my health.

Reviewed on July 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent

Reviewed on July 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent Doctor - she is always attentive and very helpful.

Reviewed on July 17, 2018 7:00 PM

My experience with Dr Bontu is excellent. My husband and I would not see anyone else

Reviewed on July 8, 2018 7:00 PM

Found her to be very disrespectful. Will be looking for a different doctor!

Reviewed on July 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Previously I found this provider cordial and attentive. I called several weeks prior to this appointment voicing concern about a medication change she had made. I was told side effects were to be expected. About six weeks later I made appointment to reiterate my concerns. She was 40 minutes late and spent approximately five minutes with me. She rebuffed my concerns despite the fact that I was in tears telling her the medication was unacceptable and I was not ok. At the urging of another health care provider I am seeking a second opinion and find it unlucky that I will ever return to this office.

Reviewed on July 1, 2018 7:00 PM

I had to wait an hour in the examination room

Reviewed on July 1, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu listens, is very nice and understands her patients. She does not make me feel like just another patient, she makes me feel like she knows who I am. I have recommended her to friends and family. She has sent me other health care professionals (endocrinologists, allergists, etc.), and I am feeling wonderful!

Reviewed on June 22, 2018 7:00 PM

I have been with Dr. Bontu for over 22 years and am extremely grateful for our patient, provider relationship.

Reviewed on June 20, 2018 7:00 PM

DR BONTU IS VERY KNOWLEDGE DOCTOR, SHE EXPLAIN PROBLEM AND MEDICATION VERY NICELY.

Reviewed on June 17, 2018 7:00 PM

I love Dr. Bontu. She always takes her time with me.

Reviewed on June 11, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent experience

Reviewed on May 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu has been extremely helpful and supportive to me in trying to help get mental health services for my 21 yr. old daughter that also sees her. Her office staff relayed msgs., to Dr. Bontu and we worked together to get my daughter to agree to an assessment at Alexian Behavioral Health. Dr. Bontu was instrumental in helping her decide to go. Her staff was so professional with my goofy phone calls to dr. Kudos to all!

Reviewed on May 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is on top of everything. I am so happy to have her in my corner.

Reviewed on May 21, 2018 7:00 PM

everything was professional and on time

Reviewed on May 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is an excellent physician and always makes the time to listen to your concerns and answers all your questions.

Reviewed on May 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr.Bontu is wonderful and she always makes feel like she remembers me. I don't ever feel like she's seeing me for the first time.

Reviewed on May 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Doctor Bontu is the best I love her

Reviewed on May 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Good. Still waiting to see my actual blood work results. Someone from her office called to tell me that all were normal. But I would like to see the actual results on patient network system. Blood was drawn on Friday, April 27. I like to compare results from previous time. Thank you.

Reviewed on May 6, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu always listens to my concerns and takes whatever measures are necessary to evaluate my problem.

Reviewed on April 27, 2018 7:00 PM

I'm very comfortable having this provider as my doctor . She's thorough with the exam and asks questions pertinent to how I feel & my well-being .

Reviewed on April 25, 2018 7:00 PM

she is always concerned....always caring and most of all responds to my needs and questions. I have referred her to many friend who are looking for a "good"doctor!! because she is one of the best in my opinion....

Reviewed on April 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent - just a regular check up - when I called to schedule an appointment - the first awake appt. was 4 weeks out - seemed a little long - but this was a well visit.

Reviewed on April 19, 2018 7:00 PM

I appreciate the time the doctor gives me - I do not appreciate waiting over 40 mins. in the exam room! Poor management of her time!

Reviewed on April 18, 2018 7:00 PM

She was very helpful and explained everything. Which I've had that problem before with providers.

Reviewed on April 15, 2018 7:00 PM

I was able to get in right away to treat suspected sinusitis

Reviewed on April 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Bontu is the best doctor I have ever had. she cares about my whole person. Never in a hurry, always listens to all my concerns. She has helped me through some hard times as a widow and other losses I have suffered. Has given me good treatment and advice for my asthma. I know this is more than the question asked but it's my chance to say thank you!

Reviewed on April 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Bontu is amazing. an asset to your practice. She is compassionate and listens to every detail of conversation. I have referred many family members and friends

Reviewed on April 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent.

Reviewed on March 28, 2018 7:00 PM

The provider was very helpful and prescribed therapy which has helped to reduce the pain in my leg and improving the quality of my life.

Reviewed on March 28, 2018 7:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on March 26, 2018 7:00 PM

satisfactory

Reviewed on March 19, 2018 7:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on March 5, 2018 6:00 PM

she alleviated a concern I had about insurance when I reach 65 yrs. old

Reviewed on March 1, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Bontu always listens to my concerns and is very thorough with my care. That is why I stay with her as my doctor.

Reviewed on February 20, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is an excellent doctor! She listens, explains, remembers, takes action, and she cares. She is understanding and has always been proactive. I have recommended Dr. Bontu to family and friends. I have changed insurance plans to keep her as my doctor and will continue to do so. I feel very fortunate to have her as my doctor!

Reviewed on February 20, 2018 6:00 PM

I was very happy with my visit. Dr. Bontu was extremely nice, gentle and kind. She explained every procedure that I have to have and why. She informed me of future procedures and why she recommended them. I highly recommend her.

Reviewed on February 11, 2018 6:00 PM

I love Dr. Bontu and her staff!

Reviewed on February 11, 2018 6:00 PM

Happy with entire visit.

Reviewed on February 4, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr, Bontu has for years always provides quality healthcare while being very personable and courteous.

Reviewed on January 28, 2018 6:00 PM

the doctor is very professional

Reviewed on January 28, 2018 6:00 PM

My experience with Dr. Bontu has always been excellent.

Reviewed on January 27, 2018 6:00 PM

I was able to schedule an appointment to see DR the same day. It was very helpful as I was suffering for an infection that needed meds for treatment.

Reviewed on January 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr Bontu explained that my health care is personalized medical care and not general medical care. desk ions are based on my family history, my medical history and my personal reaction to treatments and prescriptions. she does not treat based on general studies.

Reviewed on January 22, 2018 6:00 PM

wonderful caring Doctor and XX very kind person also and lady who signed me in awesome too .

Reviewed on January 22, 2018 6:00 PM

My Experience with my Doctor is Awesome all was polite & helpful & can't get anyone better she is the best

Reviewed on January 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Really like Dr Bontu !

Reviewed on January 15, 2018 6:00 PM

have been going to her since she started . she will be my Doctor forever.

Reviewed on December 25, 2017 6:00 PM

I was completely satisfied with the care I received during this visit.

Reviewed on December 24, 2017 6:00 PM

Always very pleasant & helpful.

Reviewed on December 18, 2017 6:00 PM

I have seen Dr. Bantu for a number of years and I am VERY satisfied . she and her staff are always respectful, professional and very easy to deal with.I had recommended her and her staff numerous times.

Reviewed on December 17, 2017 6:00 PM

I love Dr Bontu. she was never rushed or too busy to answer my questions at all. However it appears that you have your staff stressed and very busy. this from an outsider looking in

Reviewed on December 11, 2017 6:00 PM

I appreciate Dr Bontu's patience and concern in listening to me. She is very empathetic. I am very satisfied with Dr. Bontu as my primary care doctor. Thank you.

Reviewed on December 11, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is such an amazing doctor.

Reviewed on December 3, 2017 6:00 PM

they have very poor tracking system for my prescriptions medication dosage.

Reviewed on November 26, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is wonderful! Very caring. sees patients right away. I feel she really listens to me.

Reviewed on November 6, 2017 6:00 PM

I have been with Dr. Bontu for 10 years. She is one of the best doctors I have have had. She listens and explains things very well, she is very understanding, has a great deal of knowledge, and she really understands/knows her patients. I wish more of my family and friends lived out this way, she is a wonderful doctor! Whenever anyone asks about my doctor, I tell them what a wonderful Dr. Bontu has been for the last 10 years and continues to be just wonderful!

Reviewed on October 30, 2017 7:00 PM

Excellent experience.

Reviewed on October 30, 2017 7:00 PM

I'm very pleased with my Dr. UDAYA BONTU..very nice experience every time I see her she's very nice & helpful..

Reviewed on October 23, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is always listening to what I say and makes it better.

Reviewed on October 15, 2017 7:00 PM

The best..

Reviewed on October 10, 2017 7:00 PM

she doesn't listen nor does she take in consideration my family's health history. she does not care and has put my health at risk on several occasions. I have changed to a different doctor. I tried to tell her about my skin condition and she said I had a fungus and prescribed me medicine that ended up worsening it and went to a dermatologist who said i should get a new doctor - so I did.

Reviewed on October 7, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu is very caring and thorough, I feel completely confident as having her for my doctor.

Reviewed on October 5, 2017 7:00 PM

I love my Dr. and have told others about her and have gone to her . on anything she right on for us have safe my husband life heart sent him to hospital had surgery right away. Did same for me on things. the best.

Reviewed on September 29, 2017 7:00 PM

Always listens.

Reviewed on September 26, 2017 7:00 PM

she is always nice.answers my questions.

Reviewed on September 18, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Bontu has been nothing but helpful and supportive. We plan things together and she helps me carry them out. I stopped seeing my reg. physician because it was so hard to see him!! I was not in a good place when I started seeing Dr. Bontu. She was most helpful and reassuring I am confident in her!

Reviewed on September 16, 2017 7:00 PM

I AM SO HAPPY I FOUND THIS DOCTOR. I FEEL THAT I AM IN GOOD HANDS AND THAT SHE CARES ABOUT MY WELL BEING.

Reviewed on September 8, 2017 7:00 PM

very thorough, took time to listen to my concerns

Reviewed on September 3, 2017 7:00 PM

Outstanding care as always

Reviewed on August 27, 2017 7:00 PM

As providers go, Dr. Bontu is the best.

Reviewed on August 17, 2017 7:00 PM

The visit was quite satisfactory.

Reviewed on August 14, 2017 7:00 PM

I have been going to Dr. Bontu for many years and have always had excellent care. She listens to my concerns and what I have to say.

Reviewed on August 6, 2017 7:00 PM

I always enjoy the people at my doc office, they understand me

Reviewed on August 5, 2017 7:00 PM

they are always helpful everytime I'm there

Reviewed on August 4, 2017 7:00 PM

I am very happy and glad to be treated by Dr. Bontu.

Reviewed on July 25, 2017 7:00 PM

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Insurance

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