Dr. Helen Plavnik grew up in Russia and immigrated to the United States in 1988. She received her B.S. in biochemistry, with honors, from the University of Chicago. After receiving her M.D. from University of Illinois, Chicago, she completed her residency in OB/GYN at Lutheran General Hospital. Dr. Plavnik is affiliated with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Rush North Shore Medical Center. She is a Board Certified Fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Office Hours and Answering Service

Your questions and concerns are important to us. Our team will do our best to assist you and if you wish to speak to Dr. Plavnik directly the call will be transferred to her. All calls are returned promptly.

If you need to reach the doctor outside office hours, please call the office and an answering service will take your information and page Dr. Plavnik.

Requests for prescriptions refills, lab results, or appointments need to be made during office hours.

Insurance and Payments

We accept most private insurance carriers. Please call for details about your specific carrier.

If you do not have medical health insurance or are receiving medical care that is not covered under your benefits payment, you will be considered a self-pay patient. Monthly payment arrangements are offered to self-pay patients.

We accept cash, personal check, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.