About Dr. Naryzhny

Dr. Igor Naryzhny is Board Certified in Gastroenterology Internal Medicine, Des Plaines Illinois  Specialty in colon cancer screening, gastrointestinal disorders and bleeding, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), esophageal, biliary and liver diseases.

Dr. Naryzhny embodies a holistic, patient-centered and compassionate approach to his patients. He treats each patient as an individual, with kindness and respect providing quality care but also emphasizing the development of a warm patient-doctor relationship. Dr. Naryzhny believes that taking preventive steps in daily living truly leads to a healthy life.

Dr. Igor Naryzhny is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology. He completed his internal medicine training and fellowship in gastroenterology at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital where he also served as a Chief Resident. Dr. Naryzhny has been a notably published researcher in a variety of journals and abstracts including the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal, and an invited presenter and lecturer for numerous gastrointestinal and liver conditions. 

During his training he received Fellow of the Year Research Award and was also honored with the Intern of the Year Award. Dr. Naryzhny is a member of several gastrointestinal professional societies and actively participates in the training of current gastroenterology fellows at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. He has served as a clinical lecturer at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. 

When not helping his patients, Dr. Naryzhny spends with his family, enjoys traveling and a variety of sports. 

He and the healthcare team at Lakeshore Gastroenterology and Liver Disease Institute work together to help you Get Back To Living Comfortably.

Education & Training

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Medical School

Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine


Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Gastroenterology FELLOWSHIP

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital


American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)


Faculty clinical educator and fellow mentor, Advocate Lutheran General Division of Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests

Biliary disease

Colon cancer screening

Esophageal Disease

Functional gastrointestinal disorders

Gastrointestinal bleeding

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Liver disease

Languages Spoken

English, Russian


Fellow of the Year, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, 2003

Intern of the Year, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, 2002

Contact Information

150 N. River Road, Suite 210, Des Plaines, IL 60016

PHONE (847) 290-3800

FAX (847) 290-0889 

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