Gold Coast Gynecology
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RANDALL M. TOIG, MD

Gold Coast Gynecology
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 114
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Telephone 312.440.1600
Fax 312.440.3508
www.goldcoastgyn.com

PRACTICE PHILOSOPHY

"My patients deserve, and I am committed to developing a healthy partnership with each patient, providing the highest quality care, fully presenting and discussing options, and facilitating my patients informed choices."

ABOUT RANDALL M. TOIG, MD 

Dr. Randall M. Toig has made his dedication to serving the health needs of women in Chicago his life's work. 

With more than 30 years in private practice, Dr. Toig has distinguished himself as a top doctor among his patients as well as fellow physicians.  Combining his classical patient care approach with a desire to continually innovate, while leveraging best-of-breed medical technologies, has made Dr. Toig a unique and sought after resource in women's health.

Known for taking a comprehensive approach to evaluating women's health needs and for being an excellent diagnostician, Dr. Toig has what one patient called a "continuity of care."  He is not only concerned with his patients' immediate medical concerns but does his best to affect their quality of life positively.  Dr. Toig enjoys working with patients and is grateful to have a significant impact on their lives.

EDUCATION

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, M.D., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1977
University of Michigan, B.S., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1972

  • Zoology / Anthropology
  • NCAA Tennis, University of Michigan 1968 - 1972 (Full Scholarship)
  • Member of Big Ten Tennis Championship Team 1968 - 1972

INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY

Internship: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, 1977 - 1978
Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1978 - 1982

PRIVATE MEDICAL PRACTICE

Gold Coast Gynecology, Chicago, Illinois, Since 1982

Medical practice specializing in gynecology, gynecological surgery, and obstetrical consultation.

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Since 1985

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

  • Illinois State Medical License, Since 1978
  • Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners, Since 1978
  • Northwestern University Graduate Medical Trainee in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Since 1982
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc., 1985

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS 

MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS

  • Invited by Chinese Ministry of Health to evaluate Reproductive Medical Care in the Peoples' Republic of China, 2001
  • Delegate to Peoples' Republic of China, 2000

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

  • Active Staff, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Since 1988
  • Prentice Women's Hospital, Since 1982
  • Chief Resident, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1981 - 1982

SUMMARY OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Instructor of medical students and residents, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Since 1988
  • Mentor "Patient Physicians on Society", providing second-year medical students first-hand office practice experience, Northwestern University Medical School, 1995
  • Examiner, Medical Student Oral Exams for third-year clinical rotation, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1994
  • Instructor, Pelvic Exam teaching sessions for undergraduate medical students, University of Chicago, 1993
  • Supervisor, Teen Obstetrics Clinic, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1988 -1992
  • Supervisor, Obstetrics Substance Abuse Clinic, Cook County Hospital, 1988 -1992
  • Supervisor, Resident Obstetrics Clinic, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1988 -1992 

COMMITTEE SERVICE

  • Medical Records Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1984 - 1986
  • Quality Assurance Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1982-1984
  • Utilization Review Committee, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1980 -1982

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • America's Top Doctors Award, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Infertility, High-risk Obstetrics and Osteoporosis
  • Named a "Top Doctor" for Obstetrics & Gynecology, Infertility, Chicago Magazine
  • Guide to America's Top Obstetricians , Gynecologists and Surgeons
  • America's Top Doctors®, Castle Connolly Guide, Chicago Metro Area
  • Most Compassionate Doctor, American Registry
  • Top MD, Consumers Checkbook, U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 10 Doctors, www.vitals.com
  • Compassionate Doctor Certification, www.vitals.com
  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree, www.vitals.com
  • Patent's Choice Award, www.vitals.com

PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

  • Co-Founder, Cell Pathways, Inc. (biotech pharmaceutical firm), completed IPO 1997, Board Member, 1997-1999
  • Consultant, Lehman Bros., evaluated business opportunities, related to medical issues, 1992-1997
  • Consultant, Morgan Stanley, to evaluate new business for pharmaceutical start-up, 1987-1992

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

  • American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ACOG)
  • Fellow, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG)
  • American Medical Association
  • Chicago Medical Society
  • Gynecological Laser Society
  • Chicago Gynecological Society
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Friends of Prentice Foundation, Board Member
  • Make a Wish Foundation, Board Member
  • Smart Love Parenting Center, member Medical Advisory Board

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

"Skeletal Abnormalities", Randall M. Toig, M.D., Rudy E. Sabbagha, M.D., (ed). Ultrasound Applied to Obstetrics and Gynecology - Third Edition, Philadelphia, Lippincott Publishers, Chapter 35, 539 – 556, 1994

"Externally Visible Body Defects: Ultrasound Examination of the High Risk Fetus", Rudy E. Sabbagha, M.D., Randall M. Toig, M.D., Ralph K. Tamura M.D., Chapter in Lin CC, The High Risk Fetus, Springer Verlag New York Inc., 1993

"The High Risk Fetus- Pathophysiology", Rudy E. Sabbagha, M.D., Randall M. Toig, M.D., (eds), Diagnosis and Management, New York, Springer-Verlag, Chapter 14, 1993

"Atrial fibrillation during hexoprenaline therapy for premature labor", Marilynn C. Frederiksen, M.D., Randall M. Toig, M.D., Richard Depp III, M.D., American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Volume 145, Issue 1, 108 – 109, 1983

ARTICLES AND MEDIA MENTIONS

"7 Reasons Why Your Period Is So Damn Heavy—And When To Worry About It", SELF.com, Suzzanah Weiss, 2016

"Chicago Top Doctor Attributes Success to Patient Focus", Chicago Hospital News, John Fries, 2004

Northwestern's "Feinberg School Well Represented Among Chicago's Top Docs", Northwestern Medicine, MEDWEB, 2003

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professional Tennis Player, United States Tennis Association
1969 - 1972 and 1974 -1975

PERSONAL

United States citizen
Married, four children
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Obstetrics & Gynecology, P.C. d/b/a/ Gold Coast Gynecology