Dr. Ibrahim Alghafeer, MD

Dr. Ibrahim Alghafeer, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Ibrahim Alghafeer, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Sandwich, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Damascus U in 1996 and specializes in rheumatology and autoimmune diseases.Read his story

1310 N Main St # 100

Sandwich, IL 60548

Contact Information

(815) 786-6000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Alghafeer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gout
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alghafeer treats Gout more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Alghafeer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alghafeer treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Alghafeer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alghafeer treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Alghafeer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Why I chose to specialize in Rheumatology . . .
 
The field is extremely complex, and I find it both intellectually challenging and personally rewarding.  Rheumatological diseases tend to be multi-systemic diseases, often i...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Autoimmune Diseases

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 2003
    UMDNJ
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 2001
    Unity Hlth Sys-U Rochester
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 1998
    Aria Health-Frankford Campus
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1996
    Damascus U
    Medical School
    1996
  • 1994
    Damascus University, Syria
    Undergraduate School
    1994

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Alghafeer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alghafeer

4.0

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
74.35897435897436%
(29)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
1 Star
23.076923076923077%
(9)

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I can NOT believe these negative reviews about Dr. Alghafeer! Especially the ones claiming him to be rude and uncaring. I have been seeing him for YEARS and he is VERY kind, friendly and GOOD at his job! I see him for fibromyalgia and have state insurance yet he has always treated me with the...Read More
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Terrible! Please do not go to this doctor and expect help or answers. He is very impersonal, and even though he's supposed to be a Rheumatologist, he will not help you with anything relavant to his practice. He is very standoffish and appears to know nothing about medicine. He does not refil...Read More
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I was referred to him by my primary care for a second opinion. He knew my diagnosis on the second visit after he ordered some blood test. He started me on new medications (different from what I was taking) which made a huge difference in my condition. I have become more functional and have had no...Read More
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He waived the charge when he found out that my insurance did not cover the visit. Love this doctor.
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After my first appointment with Dr. Alghafeer, his staff's incompetency cost me the ability to have my prescription covered by my insurance because they submitted paperwork with false information. Then they called me to cancel an appointment before trying to charge ME for NOT cancelling the...Read More
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Locations

Midwest Orthopedic Institute

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance HMO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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