Dr. James R. Diesfeld, MD

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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 52

840 W Irving Park Rd # 203
Chicago, IL 60613
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Hospital Quality

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Swedish Covenant Hospital
5145 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 N Marine Dr
Chicago, IL 60640

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Chicago Pain Medicine Center
Chicago Pain Medicine Centers At Thorek Hospital
840 W Irving Park Rd # 203
Chicago, IL 60613
Chicago Pain Medicine Center
Chicago Pain Medicine Centers at St Bernard's Hosp
326 W 64th St Ste 316
Chicago, IL 60621
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    Dr. Diesfeld's Experience

    Dr. Diesfeld's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Anesthesiology

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine
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    • Adhesiolysis
    • Epidural Injection
    • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Pain Medication Management
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Pain
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pinched Nerve in Back
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Thoracic Spine Pain
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    Background Check for Dr. Diesfeld

    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

    American University Of The Caribbean / School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Complete in 1999

    Undergraduate Schools

    Colgate University
    Graduated in 1985

    Other Education

    University Of Chicago Medical Center
    Complete in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Diesfeld & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Diesfeld's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Swedish Covenant Hospital

    • Thorek Memorial Hospital

    • Weiss Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Diesfeld

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.9
    • 11 responses
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    3.9 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Diesfeld to family and friends

    3.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    Dr. Diesfeld's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    11 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    11 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    9 responses

    Experience with Dr. Diesfeld

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.1 out of 5

    11 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.1 out of 5

    11 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Chicago Pain Medicine Center
    Chicago Pain Medicine Centers At Thorek Hospital
    840 W Irving Park Rd # 203
    Chicago, IL 60613
    (773) 868-6824 (Office)
    (773) 868-6828 (Fax)
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    Chicago Pain Medicine Center
    Chicago Pain Medicine Centers at St Bernard's Hosp
    326 W 64th St Ste 316
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 868-6824 (Office)
    (773) 868-6828 (Fax)
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    Chicago Pain Medicine Center
    CHICAGO PAIN MEDICINE CENTERS AT SWEDISH COVENANT
    5215 N California Ave Ste 600
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (312) 372-7867 (Office)
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    Affiliated Chicago Physicians
    5741 W Cermak Rd
    Cicero, IL 60804
    (773) 868-6824 (Office)
    (773) 868-6828 (Fax)
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    Fullerton Office
    4849 W Fullerton Ave
    Chicago, IL 60639
    (773) 868-6824 (Office)
    (773) 868-6828 (Fax)
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