"I dreaded menopause, but my doctor put my mind at ease and gave me all the assurance I needed to make these some of the best years of my life."
"I like that my OB-GYN knows my name, treats me like an individual and takes the time to answer all my questions."
"At MCWHC we bring the most current information to our patients so that they can make well informed choices about their health care."
"My doctor makes me feel there's nothing more important than my health and the health of my unborn baby. I have peace of mind knowing that we're both in the best care."
"I like the fact that I can receive routine gynecological exams, special services and screenings all from one doctor, in one office. This makes it really convenient for me."
M. Susan Scanlon, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., N.C.M.P.

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Dr. M. Susan Scanlon, OBGYN, Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates

“I am dedicated to listening closely to my patients, educating them on their medical, surgical, and alternative options, and encouraging them to make healthy choices to be their best."
About the Physician:
  • M. Susan Scanlon, M.D., N.C.M.P., F.A.C.O.G. is a board certified gynecologist and author of The Gyne’s Guide for College Women. She has been practicing gynecology for 19 years. Dr. Scanlon is a graduate of Loyola Stritch School of Medicine and received her undergraduate degree from Boston College. She conducted her residency at University of Southern California/Los Angeles County and at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, where she served as Chief Administrative Resident. Dr. Scanlon is also a Certified Menopause Practitioner (N.C.M.P.) by the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), a Certified daVinci Robotic Surgeon, and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists(FACOG). She has received numerous honors including Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, and has been named a Top New Doctor in Integrated Care by Chicago Magazine. 

    Dr. M. Susan Scanlon provides gynecological care to women during all stages of life from adolescence to post menopause. She specializes in minimally invasive surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgery including da Vinci Robotic hysterectomy, total laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic treatment of pelvic endometriosis, endometrial ablations, and complex pelvic surgery. To learn more about daVinci Robotic Surgery, click www.mcwhcgyndavinci.com/about-us/susan-scanlon-md-facog.php

    Dr. Scanlon has given hundreds of educational, professional, and charitable lectures in the Chicago area on topics including How to Be Healthy and Safe in College, Menopause Management, Bioidentical Hormones, Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives, Treating Abnormal Periods, and Contraceptive Options.

    More Information of The Gyne’s Guide for College Women

    Dr. Scanlon’s guidebook The Gyne’s Guide for College Women: How to Have a Healthy, Safe, and Happy Four Years provides useful medical information while inspiring young women to be their best. Dr. Scanlon encourages young women to draw upon their personal values as they navigate through college and make lifestyle choices consistent with the woman they want to be. Topics include healthy eating, building self-esteem, managing stress, abnormal periods, yeast and bladder infections, sexual assault prevention, safe alcohol use, step by step exercises & yoga poses for college women, and how to make mistakes and survive. 

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Specialization/Areas of Focus:
  • • Dr. Susan Scanlon is a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner specializing in perimenopause, menopause management and bioidentical hormones. She also has a special interest in adolescent gynecology, helping young patients with conditions such as menstrual irregularities, PMS, painful cramps and endometriosis, while educating them to appreciate the value and impact of their health choices. Dr. Scanlon is an experienced gynecologic surgeon including laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis, and pelvic prolapse, as well as office based procedures including Essure permanent birth control procedure, hysteroscopic uterine ablation as an alternative to hysterectomy, and hysteroscopic removal of polyps.
Hospital Affiliation:
  • Northwest Community Hospital, St. Alexius Medical Center
Services Performed:
  • 3-D / 4-D Ultrasound, Adolescent/Pediatric Care, Bone Density Testing, Colposcopy, Contraception, Counseling and Education, DaVinci Robotic Surgery, Diagnosis & Treatment, Endometrial Ablation, Endometriosis, Fertility, Genetic Counseling, Gynecological Care, Hysterectomy , Incontinence, Intrauterine Devices (IUD), LEEP, Menopausal Care, Minimally Invasive Permanent Birth Control Procedure, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Screenings, Surgical Procedures, Ultrasound
Practicing Since:
  • 1996
Special Interests:
  • Susan enjoys spending her free time traveling, reading, and cooking with her family and friends.
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