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Ami Behara

Ami Shah Behara, M.D.


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Board Certification(s)

Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology


Languages spoken

Medical School

Northwestern Ohio Universities College of Medicine


Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center


Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center


Gastroenterology, Rush University Medical Center

Patient Age: 18+

Location 1

199 W. Rand Road
Mt. Prospect IL 60056
Phone: 847-725-8640
Fax: 847-618-5459

Primary Specialty



Experience: Gastroenterology clinical practice since 2010

Certification: Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider


New hope for patients with IBS

The Low FODMAP Diet has been proven effective in relieving symptoms patients suffer from with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Ami Behara, M.D., NCH Medical Group Board-certified Gastroenterologist, and Lori Mager, M.B.A., RDN, LDN, CDE, NCH's Clinical Nutrition Manager, guide patients on how to figure out if the Low FODMAP diet is right for them.

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Turns out you're never too young for colon cancer

A recent study found that new cases of colon cancer are appearing in a larger number of young adults than ever before. The good news is many colon cancers can be prevented with regular testing.

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Hitting 50? Think colonoscopy!

When most of us turn 50, we think about throwing a party, buying a sporty new car, or taking an exotic vacation. However, once you hit 50, scheduling a colonoscopy also should be top of mind.

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Pay attention to your colon

Learn more about good colon health from NCH Gastroenterologist Ami Behara, M.D.

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