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Mary Vanko, MD

Dr. Vanko is a gynecologist in the Chicago area. She is affiliated with Community Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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Dr. Vanko saw more menopause patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more vaginitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more irregular periods patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more vaginal prolapse patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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Dr. Vanko saw urinary urge incontinence patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more obesity patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more sexually transmitted infection (STI) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more yeast infection patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more urinary incontinence patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more genital herpes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more uterine prolapse patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more chlamydia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Vanko saw more urinary tract infection (UTI) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw anxiety patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more hormonal imbalance patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw mastitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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Dr. Vanko saw pregnancy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw migraine patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more herpes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw urinary urgency patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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Dr. Vanko saw stress incontinence patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw genital warts patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more fibroids patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw constipation patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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232 doctors
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Dr. Vanko saw warts patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more bleeding after menopause patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vanko saw more menstrual cramps patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Vanko accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Colposcopy $226 – 525
Cystoscopy $242 – 1,945
HPV vaccine $249 – 386
Hysterectomy (abdominal) $7,802 – 14.3k
Hysterectomy (vaginal) $8,896 – 11.1k
Hysteroscopy $2,688 – 8,596
IUD (Mirena) $728 – 1,353
IUD (Paragard) $650 – 1,331
Pap smear $156 – 247
Transvaginal ultrasound $110 – 585
Tubal ligation $2,897 – 6,809

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

C-section rate

Dr. Vanko’s C-section rate is lower than the rate we predicted for her mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Vanko 23%
Predicted for her patients 40%
Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

To help you understand how Dr. Vanko’s C-section rate compares to a typical pregnancy doctor:

  1. We first measure the actual C-section rate for the pregnant patients Dr. Vanko treats.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who deliver babies, using a data-driven model to predict the C-section rate for patients like Dr. Vanko’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Vanko’s C-section rate is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Vanko sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
280 E 90th Dr
Merrillville, IN 46410
539 miles away
St Mary Medical Center
1500 S Lake Park Ave
Hobart, IN 46342
537 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Program
    RESIDENCY
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1987

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Vanko is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Community Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • The Methodist Hospital Northlake Campus
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • St Mary Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Franciscan Alliance DBA Franciscan Health Crown Point
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield