Dr. Girma Assefa, MD

Dr. Girma Assefa, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Girma Assefa, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in South Holland, IL. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Assefa is affiliated with Advocate South Suburban Hospital.

100 W 162nd St

South Holland, IL 60473

Contact Information

(708) 730-2200

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Assefa's Experience

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Dr. Assefa's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Assefa "Taking care of patients is a privilege. I want my patients to know that I will try my best to help them."
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mastodynia
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization Administration
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Medical Faculty, Hailie Selassie I University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Assefa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Amharic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Assefa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Assefa to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews
Dr. Assefa'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
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Assefa accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Assefa has admitting privileges

Advocate South Suburban Hospital
17800 Kedzie Ave
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
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