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Specializes in Oncology • Male • Age 59

210 W McKinley Ave Ste 1
Decatur, IL 62526
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Dr. Esparaz's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Decatur Memorial Hospital
2300 N Edward St
Decatur, IL 62526
Pana Community Hospital
101 E 9th St
Pana, IL 62557

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
210 W McKinley Ave Ste 1
Decatur, IL 62526
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905 Medical Park Dr
Effingham, IL 62401
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    Dr. Esparaz's Experience

    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma
    • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
    • Lymphosarcoma
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
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    • Malignant Histiocytosis
    • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    • Mast Cell Diseases
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    • Mycosis Fungoides
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Penile Cancer
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Reticulosarcoma
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thymomas
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Vaginal Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Esparaz

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Louisville
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Louisville
    Complete in 1986

    Fellowship Hospital

    Northwestern Meml
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Esparaz & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Esparaz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Esparaz has admitting privileges:

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    • Decatur Memorial Hospital

    • Pana Community Hospital

    • Saint Marys Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    Dr. Esparaz's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    2 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.5 out of 5

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    Experience with Dr. Esparaz

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3 out of 5

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    Is Dr. Esparaz accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Life
    • Thrivent Financial
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    Office Locations

    A
    210 W McKinley Ave Ste 1
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 877-9442 (Office)
    (217) 233-1670 (Fax)
    B
    Crossroads Cncr Cntr
    905 Medical Park Dr
    Effingham, IL 62401
    (217) 342-2066 (Office)
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