Dr. James R. Diesfeld, MD

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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 51

326 64th St Suite 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60621
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Hospital Quality

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Swedish Covenant Hospital
5145 North California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 North Marine Drive
Chicago, IL 60640

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Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Diesfeld

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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 Suite 203
Chicago, IL 60613
Chicago Pain Medicine Center
Chicago pain medicine centers at St Bernard's Hosp
326 64th St Suite 3rd floor
Chicago, IL 60621
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    Dr. Diesfeld's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Diesfeld's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Anesthesiology

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine
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    • Epidural Injections
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Lysis of Adhesions
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Pain Medication Management
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Herniated Disc
    • Neck Pain
    • Radiculopathy
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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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

    Residency Hospital

    Loyola University Med Center
    Complete in 1994

    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

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

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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

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Diesfeld to family and friends

    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Diesfeld's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 19 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Diesfeld
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Diesfeld accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

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    Chicago Pain Medicine Center
    CHICAGO PAIN MEDICINE CENTERS AT THOREK HOSPITAL
    840 W Irving Park Rd Suite 203
    Chicago, IL 60613
    (773) 868-6824 (Office)
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    Chicago Pain Medicine Center
    Chicago pain medicine centers at St Bernard's Hosp
    326 64th St Suite 3rd floor
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 880-1005 (Office)
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    Chicago Pain Medicine Center
    CHICAGO PAIN MEDICINE CENTERS AT SWEDISH COVENANT
    5215 N California Ave Suite 600
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (312) 372-7867 (Office)
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