Visvanatha Giri, M.D.

Specialties:

Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Silver Cross Health Connection

Call 815-725-2653

Accepting new patients.

Dr. Visvanatha Giri is board certified in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease medicine, sleep medicine and internal medicine. 

He earned his medical degree from Madras Medical College, University of Madras, Inda. He performed internships at Brompton Hospital in London and Cook County Hospital in Chicago, where he also completed a residency.

Dr. Giri completed fellowships at Hines Veterans Administration Hospital at Loyola University Medical Center and Rush Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center (now Rush University Medical Center) in Chicago. 

His interests include asthma, chronic cough, COPD, lung cancer, sleep disorders, stroke and tobacco use disorders. 

Contact Information

Midwest Respiratory, Ltd.

Locations

Profile

Gender:

Male

Experience

Year began practicing: 1998

Year joined staff: 2002

Education

1987
Madras Medical College, University of Madras India

Residency

1998
Cook County Hospital Chicago

Fellowship

2001
Rush Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center 2001
Hines VA at Loyola University Medical Center

Internships

1994
Brompton Hospital, London 1995
Cook County Hosp.(Chicago)

Board Certified

  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Accepted Insurance

  • UNION MEDICAL (LOCAL 1546)-HMO
  • BLUE ADVANTAGE-HMO
  • HFN, INC.-EPO, PPO
  • BLUE CHOICE OPTIONS-PPO
  • BLUE PRECISION-HMO
  • BLUE MEDICARE ADVANTAGE-HMO, PPO
  • UNICARE (HEALTHLINK)-PPO
  • UNITEDHEALTHCARE MEDICARE ADVANTAGE-HMO, PPO
  • UNITEDHEALTH CARE CHOICE/SELECT/PL-HMO, PPO
  • GREAT WEST HEALTHCARE-POS, PPO
  • COVENTRY (PERSONAL CARE)-HMO, POS, PPO
  • BEECH STREET-PPO
  • MULTIPLAN/PHCS/PHSC SAVILITY  -PPO
  • HUMANA MEDICARE ADVANTAGE-HMO, PPO
  • BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD-HMO, PPO
  • CIGNA-HMO, POS, PPO
  • HUMANA HEALTH PLANS-EPO, HMO, POS, PPO
  • AETNA-HMO, POS, PPO
  • BLUECARE DIRECT-HMO
  • SEIU HEALTHCARE-PPO
  • HEALTHLINK-PPO
  • ADVOCATE MERIDIAN-FHP (APP PRODUCT)-MEDICAID

Other Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Accepting Referrals

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Areas Of Interest

Asthma, Asthma Disorders, Asthma Management, Asthma-Adult, Bronchial Asthma, Chronic Asthma, Chronic Cough, Chronic Obstruct Pulm Disease/COPD, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disea, Emphysema, Evaluation of coughs & Dyspnea, Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer Diagnosis, MSLT (Sleep Disorders), Occupational Asthma, Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine, Smoking Cessation, Stroke, Tobacco Use Disorder

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.