Dr. Alfonso Mejia, MD

Dr. Alfonso Mejia, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(6)
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Dr. Alfonso Mejia, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Read his story

4646 N Marine Dr # 300

Chicago, IL 60640

Contact Information

(773) 564-7760

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Mejia's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mejia "Getting to know the patient and their treatment goals is the first and possibly most important step in designing a treatment plan." Dr. Mejia specializes in hand surgery and microsurgery as well as general orthopedics and fracture care. He has lectured nationally on subjects ranging from care of burned hands and treating injured tendons, to carpal tunnel syndrome and other common hand injuries that could affect you or your family. Dr. Mejia earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois. He completed his surgical internship and orthopedic residency at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, followed by a fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Louisville. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and has an added qualification in hand surgery. Dr. Mejia is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thrombosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • HIV Screening
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Replacement

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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

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mejia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mejia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mejia to family and friends
3.8
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Mejia's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Mejia accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Platinum PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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