Dr. Axel Joob, MD

Dr. Axel Joob, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Axel Joob, MD is a general surgery specialist in Park Ridge, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mi Med Sch in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

1700 Luther Ln Ste 1110

Park Ridge, IL 60068

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Joob performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

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

  • Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Virginia Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Virginia Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Joob has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Joob's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Joob to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Joob'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Hebron, illinois
He's saved my mom's life twice!!! We LOVE him !!!!
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in Chicago, Il.
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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