Dr. Claus Fimmel, MD

Dr. Claus Fimmel, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Claus Fimmel, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Maywood, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Philipps University of Marburg in 1981 and specializes in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology.

2160 S 1st Ave

Maywood, IL 60153

Contact Information

(708) 216-9000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Fimmel'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

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

3  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Transplant Hepatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

155  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening

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

  • Philipps University of Marburg
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center- West Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center- Sepulveda, CA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fimmel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fimmel's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fimmel to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Fimmel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Fimmel is a wonderful physician. Besides being a superb doctor he gladly spends all the time you may require to address all your questions or concerns. It doesn't hurt that he is a caring and kind and considerate person who is quite reassuring.. I would absolutely recommend him for my family...more
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Misdiagnosed. Avoid so he doesn't neglect you to death.
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Recently diagnosed with an auto-immune disease and abnormal liver enzymes. Dr. Fimmel spent an exceptional amount of time with me discussing my history, symptoms, and treatment. He was an active listener and shared his thought process to determine my likely diagnosis and treatment. He performed...more
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Very accommodating , makes you feel at ease, gives thorough answer or explanation to your questions and concerns. He and his staff especially Kristhine are pleasant and very helpful. Medical team like them, makes you look and deal w/ what you're going through in a positive perspective. Thank you Dr...more
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This man was rude, condescending, and downright insulting when I talked to him. I would recommend to anyone to find another GI doctor. There are plenty who actually care, and are willing to treat you like a human being.
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