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Dr. Elkhatib is excited to use his skills to serve the patients of this community. He treats each patient like a family member, making sure he listens to the needs of each patient, and giving them the time and attention they deserve. Growing up in Ohio, he received his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from the Ohio State University in Columbus. After graduating from the Ohio State University, he attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he received his Medical Degree with AOA honors, graduating in the top 5% of his class. He then went on to complete his Internal Medicine Residency at the prestigious Northwestern University in Chicago. While completing a rigorous core internal medicine specialization, Dr. Elkhatib received several resident teaching awards and the Humanism in Medicine Award. Most importantly, he fell in love with Chicago and its people. Dr. Elkhatib went on to complete a subspecialty fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of California San Diego. During his fellowship, he authored and published multiple publications in esteemed gastrointestinal journals. He also authored three book chapters in separate popular gastroenterology textbooks. After observing the benefits endoscopic interventions could have on his patients, Dr. Elkhatib completed an additional sub-fellowship in Advanced and Therapeutic Endoscopy at the University of California. He became skilled in endoscopic ultrasound, biliary procedures (ERCP, cholangioscopy) enteral stenting and radiofrequency ablation of Baretts esophagus, among several other endoscopic interventional techniques. The addition of Dr. Elkhatibs expertise to GI Associates means that we can provide more specialized procedures and treatment for special cases that we see in our patients while still maintaining our exceptional level of patient care.
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10500 S Cicero Ave, Oak Lawn, IL, 60453
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GI Associates Of Chicago
10500 S Cicero Ave
Oak Lawn, IL, 60453
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"Great and skillful specialist. He's calm and compassionate. He takes his time to talk to you and calm your nerve thus prepare you for the procedure seamlessly. GI Associate also call to follow up after the procedure."
  • November 18, 2023
"I had a wonderful experience. The whole staff in the back were amazing. "
  • November 17, 2023
"It was a great service and follow up Great doctor and staff "
  • November 10, 2023
"Very nice and explained both procedure and results in people are great too."
  • October 27, 2023
"Dr A is an amazing. Dr A is thorough, caring and knowledgeable. He has a great “bedside manner”. He listens and understands your needs. I’m happy to have found MY Doctor."
  • October 10, 2023
"Good appointment answered all of my questions."
  • August 31, 2023
"I recommend dr he is very nice explain all the procedure I was going to get done."
  • August 11, 2023
"The staff was very friendly and professional. They made me very comfortable with the procedure I had done. "
  • August 11, 2023
"I was impressed with Dr. Elkhatib's demeanor. He actually listened to my questions and gave explanations that could be easily understood. The staff was very personable and efficient. I would definitely recommend him to someone who needs a gastroenterologist. "
  • May 3, 2023
"My visit with Dr. Elkhtib was great. He made me feel comfortable and welcomed. Dr. Elkhatib and his staff are very professional and I will definitely recommend him to alanyone. "
  • April 9, 2023
"Dr did an endoscopy on me because of a mass on my pancreas. The mass proves to be a non cancer mass. Dr explained this to me and I was very pleased twitj the entire process and explanation. Highly recommended "
  • March 23, 2023
"This was my first experience with the procedure. I found everyone to be very professional and the entire experience was seamless. "
  • February 1, 2023
"I have only received the best care from Dr Elkhatib. He genuinely cares for his patients. I highly recommend him and his team."
  • December 25, 2022
"Great doctor, really takes his time and listens. "
  • December 21, 2022
"Very professional, yet personable. "
  • October 17, 2022
"Dr. Elkhatib is a wonderful doctor! He is genuinely concerned about his patients. Great listener. I would recommend him to all my friends and family. "
  • September 30, 2022
"Dr. Elkhatib is not only very thorough, but always takes time to find out how things are with you personally. He explains things very well and provides excellent guidance for future preventative care. "
  • September 28, 2022
"Dr. Elkhatib is very nice & makes you feel very comfortable. He speaks to you so you understand what he’s saying. The only reason I didn’t give him 5 stars is because it was very hard to get his staff to understand I had to be seen for what I thought was an infection. They said they wouldn’t have an available appointment for 5 weeks. I was put on hold several times and finally I was able to talk to a nurse who scheduled me for the next day. "
  • September 28, 2022
"I was truly impressed with Dr. Elkhatib’s medical knowledge and skill set. He has performed 4 ERCP ‘s on me to date. He knows what he’s doing and his bedside manner is fantastic!!! "
  • September 27, 2022
"Very knowledgeable and professional. He made an informed diagnosis, and has an excellent rapport with a patient, even on the first visit. "
  • September 20, 2022


Oak Lawn Cicero
10500 S Cicero Ave
Oak Lawn, IL, 60453
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Gi Associates Of Chicago
18210 La Grange Rd Ste 201
Tinley Park, IL, 60487
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  • Medicaid Accepted
Thu2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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10500 S Cicero Ave
Oak Lawn, IL, 60453
12251 S 80th Ave
Palos Heights, IL, 60463
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL, 60611



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University of Cincinnati


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