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Dr. Axel Joob, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Joob

Advocate Medical Group

1700 Luther Ln Ste 1110 Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Dr. Axel Joob, MD is a general surgery specialist in Park Ridge, IL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.


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(847) 723-1550

Dr. Joob accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Joob's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Joob performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Joob performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Joob performs Lung Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Joob performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Joob treats Lung Cancer more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Joob treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

Dr. Joob's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Axel Joob, MD is a general surgery specialist in Park Ridge, IL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1988
University Of Virginia Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1986
University Of Virginia Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1981
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
1988
1986
1981

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Dr. Joob's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Joob

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

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He's saved my mom's life twice!!! We LOVE him !!!!
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He's so easy to talk to . Explains your procedure in detail. Visits often during your hospital stay . Available by phone if needed.
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