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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology • Male • Age 49

1675 Dempster St Fl 3
Park Ridge, IL 60068
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Dr. Hernandez's Experience

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Dr. Hernandez's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Hernandez Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy

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Hospital Quality

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Alexian Brothers Medical Center
800 West Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Saint Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hernandez

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Center Childrens Digestive Hlth
Center Childrens Digestive Hlth
1675 Dempster St Fl 3
Park Ridge, IL 60068
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    Dr. Hernandez's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    • Pediatrics
    1
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    2
    • Anemia
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Vomiting Disorders
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Hernandez

    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

    Universidad Francisco Marroquin Med School Guatemala City Guatemala

    Internship Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med Houston Texas

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med Houston Texas

    Fellowship Hospital

    Northwestern University Med School
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hernandez & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  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. Hernandez'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. Hernandez has admitting privileges:

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    • Alexian Brothers Medical Center

    • Loyola University Medical Center

    • Saint Alexius Medical Center

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    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. Hernandez

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hernandez to family and friends

    6 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Hernandez's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 6 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hernandez
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Center Childrens Digestive Hlth
    1675 Dempster St Fl 3
    Park Ridge, IL 60068
    (847) 723-7700 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Hernandez
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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