Dr. Alejandra Perez-Tamayo, MD

Dr. Alejandra Perez-Tamayo, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Alejandra Perez-Tamayo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and oncology.

1801 W Taylor St

Chicago, IL 60612

Contact Information

(312) 996-6883

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Perez-Tamayo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Breast Cancer
normal
more than 75% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Perez-Tamayo's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Loyola University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Metropolital Group Hospitals Residency In General Surgery, University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Perez-Tamayo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Perez-Tamayo's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perez-Tamayo to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Perez-Tamayo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Great, absolutely fantastic. She took my hand from day one and made this horrible journey of being a breast cancer patient to being a breast cancer survivor seem oh so less terrifying. Thank you for your kindness and intelligence when it came to my healthcare. Another wonderful doctor that on a...more
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