Dr. Benjamin T. Esparaz, MD

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Specializes in Oncology • Male • Age 58

210 W McKinley Ave Ste 1
Decatur, IL 62526
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Dr. Esparaz:

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Dr. Esparaz's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Decatur Memorial Hospital
2300 North Edward Street
Decatur, IL 62526
Pana Community Hospital
101 East 9th Street
Pana, IL 62557

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Esparaz

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
210 W McKinley Ave Ste 1
Decatur, IL 62526
Crossroads Cancer Center
Crossroads Cancer Center
905 Medical Park Dr
Effingham, IL 62401
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7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

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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 & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma
    • 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
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thymomas
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Uterine 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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    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

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Esparaz

     

    Healthgrades will keep your survey responses completely confidential. Your provider will not know you are completing this survey. Privacy Policy.

    Additionally, to maintain the validity of the survey, we only accept surveys from patients or family members of patients. By completing this survey, you are acknowledging that you or a family member has been a patient of Dr. Esparaz.

    Dr. Esparaz's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Esparaz
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Esparaz to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Esparaz accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Life
    • Thrivent Financial
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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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 Cancer Center
    905 Medical Park Dr
    Effingham, IL 62401
    (217) 342-2066 (Office)
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    Be the First to Fill Out a Survey About Dr. Esparaz

    Your participation is kept confidential. Dr. Esparaz and his staff will not know that you took the survey or the identity of any survey participants. By completing the survey, you acknowledge that you or a family member is or has been a patient of the provider. Learn more in our Privacy Policy.
    Dr. Esparaz's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Esparaz
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Esparaz to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

    * required

    By submitting this survey, you agree to the terms and conditions of the User Agreement.
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