Dr. Charles Berkelhammer, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(14)
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Dr. Charles Berkelhammer, MD
Dr. Charles Berkelhammer, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Oak Lawn, IL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Berkelhammer is affiliated with Little Company of Mary Hospital, Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center and Alexian Brothers Medical Center.

9921 Southwest Hwy

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Contact Information

(708) 499-5678

Dr. Charles Berkelhammer, MD

Dr. Charles Berkelhammer, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Reflux Esophagitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophagitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
83

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy

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 Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Toronto General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Toronto General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Toronto St Michaels Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Toronto Toronto Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berkelhammer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berkelhammer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berkelhammer to family and friends
3.9
based on 14 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Berkelhammer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Chicago, IL |
Dr. berkelhammer was very uncaring, it felt as though I was just a another payday. I waited over an hour and a half for my consultation. When he performed the procedures on me, he walked into the room and all he said was hello, never asked if i had any questions, never asked how I was feeling, no explanation regarding the procedures. I attempted to call for results, left several messages, only received promises from nurse that doctor would call back, he never did. He has zero people skills.
in Orland Park,Il |
Dr. Berkelhammer was very caring and wonderful! Was professional and handled my difficult situation with calm and reassuring ease.
Tinley Park, IL |
Very uncaring
in Orland Hills, IL |
I lost 26 lb., lost appetite, became very weak--all within 6 weeks. I am now on the road to recovery thanks to Dr. Berkelhammer.
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Dr. Berkelhammer accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Berkelhammer has admitting privileges

Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
4440 W 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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Alexian Brothers Medical Center
800 Biesterfield Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
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Little Company of Mary Hospital
2800 W 95th St
Evergreen Park, IL 60805
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