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Gregory J. Andros, M.D.

Board Certified Urologist

Dr. Gregory Andros is a native of the Des Plaines area. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Florida, graduated Phi Kappa Phi, and was a member of the Golden Key Honor Society. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Andros completed his general surgery internship at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois, and completed his training in urology at VA Hines/Loyola University, including a six-month rotation in pediatric urology at Children’s Memorial Hospital.

He is a member of a number of honorary medical societies and was the first-place winner in the Charles B. Huggins, M.D. resident essay contest in clinical research. He has written many articles for publication and abstracts. Dr. Andros was also a participant in the 1998 Urological Nursing Conference, with a scientific presentation of anatomy and physiology of the genitourinary system. Dr. Andros is certified by the American Board of Urology.

Appointments at Joliet and New Lenox, IL.

Dr. Andros’ Achievements in Advanced Urology Care

Dr. Andros has been a leading urologist in advanced urology care and treatment since 1998. Dr. Andros’ expertise and focus is on the latest technological advancements for minimally invasive surgeries and treatments for urological conditions including BPH, prostate cancer, overactive bladder (OAB) and vasectomy procedures.

Vasectomy Reversal Procedure
• Dr. Andros is the only urologist in Will County, Illinois who performs vasectomy reversals.

Overactive Bladder Treatment
• The first doctor to place the NEW Interstim device for overactive bladder treatment and urinary retention in Illinois in 2020.

BPH Treatment
• Treated his 500th Patient with the UroLift® System for BPH (Enlarged Prostate) in 2020

• Dr. Andros was the first doctor to place the minimally invasive UroLift system for BPH treatment in the midwest and Illinois in 2014.

Prostate Cancer Treatment
• The first urologist in Illinois to place SpaceOar for prostate cancer treatment

Resident director / Clinical Instructor
2008 – present
• Developed the urology residency program at Provena St. Josephs Hospital
• Associate instructor at Midwestern Universities urology program

Board member Will-Grundy County Medical Society
2001-present

Chief of staff Presence St. Josephs Medical Center
2013

Board member Presence St. Josephs Medical Center
2013

President elect Presence St. Josephs Medical Center
2012

Chairman of Physician Quality Committee
2009 – 2010
• Provena St. Josephs Hospital

President of Will-Grundy County Medical Society
2008-2009

President of Advanced Urology Associates
2008 – 2009

Chairman of the Department of Surgery
2004
• Presence St. Josephs Hospital

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Is Your Urologist Board Certified?

Is Your Urologist Board Certified?

Here’s why you should check and select one who is
Anyone needing a specialized surgical procedure or cutting-edge medical care will want to be treated by a physician that has the highest level of training possible, which Board Certification provides. A general practitioner, for example, won’t be as knowledgeable in urology-related patient care as a Board Certified urologist who has received additional training and stayed current with the latest medical advances, including the most up-to-date medications, surgical equipment, and surgical techniques available.