Dr. Jacob Kitchener, MD

Dr. Jacob Kitchener, MD

Clinical NeurophysiologyMaleAge 46

Clinical Neurophysiology

Dr. Jacob Kitchener, MD is a Clinical Neurophysiologist in Litchfield, IL. Dr. Kitchener has extensive experience in Epilepsy, Neurocritical Care Disorders, and Headache. He is affiliated with medical facilities HSHS St. John's Hospital and HSHS St. Francis Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

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HSHS Medical Group - Litchfield

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HSHS Medical Group Specialty Clinic Neuroscience - Litchfield1215 Franciscan Dr Fl 2 Litchfield, IL 62056
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HSHS Medical Group - Springfield

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HSHS Neuroscience Center - Springfield421 N 9th St # 240 Springfield, IL 62702
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

Dr. Kitchener's Reviews

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Dr. Kitchener, took time to exam and explain my condition. He did not rush, but took time to answer my questions. He went over my test results in great detail. I was please and relieved that there was solution for me very serious problems with dizziness and being unbalance and unable to drive. I am fine and driving again and not stumbling and falling.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ruth Dunn – Nov 17, 2019
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In Feb 2014 I had brain anyurisms and stroke, in comma for almost two months. According to my husband Bob Dr. Kitchner saved my life. Even left his skiing vacation to come and take care of me. I never got to meet him, or I don't remember if I did, then he transferred out of Miami Valley Hospital before my follow up appt. Dr. Kitchner Thank You and God Bless!!!!!!
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tina Schrader in Dayton, Ohio – Feb 18, 2016
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Over 2 years ago my wife missed an appointment due to her M.S. here.That morning she couldn't get out of bed. Of course I couldn't cancel with a 24 hr notice. So I went to the office to explain my wife's condition having 40 scars and active lesions. They stated come back after 1 year with a new referral. We did that and still got refused care. I tried again here recently and they said not at all because they moved patient appointments to fit her in on her original appointment. Rude staff !
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Ray Gambrel in Piqua, OH – Dec 17, 2015
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Kitchener

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Kitchener treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Kitchener treats other conditions, please contact the office at (217) 717-9756.

Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

Dr. Kitchener is experienced in the area of Epilepsy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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Epilepsy
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Seizure Disorders
Essential Tremor
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High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Neurocritical Care Disorders

Neurocritical care specialists diagnose and treat severe and life-threatening neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain tumor, and traumatic brain injuryCompare with other Neurocritical Care Disorders specialists.

Dr. Kitchener is experienced in the area of Neurocritical Care Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Kitchener
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Stroke
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Cerebrovascular Disease
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High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.Compare with other Headache specialists.

Dr. Kitchener is experienced in the area of Headache. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Headache
Migraine
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High
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Check Dr. Kitchener's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Kitchener's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Injury
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cognitive Function Testing
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
  • Concussion
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
  • Dementia
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
  • Head CT Scan
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Sudoscan
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tension Headache
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Wada Test

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Dr. Kitchener accepts the following insurance:

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Medicaid
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Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
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Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Pathway-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Behavioral Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareSource
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
Delta Health System
Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Galaxy Health Network
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Health Span
Health Span PPO
HealthSmart
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
DirectCare America
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Molina Healthcare
MHNet - Behavioral Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Mutual Medical
Mutual of Omaha
Nationwide
Private HealthCare Systems
Tricare
United Concordia
Advantage Plus PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Value Options
WellPoint

About Me

Care Philosophy

Inspired by our Franciscan values of Respect, Care, Competence and Joy, HSHS Medical Group providers are devoted to elevating the patient as the focus...Read more

Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Epilepsy
  • Vascular Neurology

Education

2004
Rush University Medical Center|Saint Louis University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Kettering Medical Center|Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Residency Hospital

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Miami Valley Hospital Physician of Excellence, March 2008
  • Elvin C. Henrick MD Award for Excellence in Transitional Year Residency, June 2001

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Jacob Kitchener, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (217) 717-3757.

Does Dr. Jacob Kitchener, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Kitchener has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Jacob Kitchener, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Jacob Kitchener, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Kitchener's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Jacob Kitchener, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Jacob Kitchener, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kitchener frequently treats Epilepsy, Neurocritical Care Disorders, and Headache. See all practice areas where Dr. Kitchener specializes.

Where is Dr. Jacob Kitchener, MD's office located?

Dr. Kitchener's office is located at 1215 Franciscan Dr Fl 2, Litchfield, IL 62056. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Kitchener is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

HSHS St. John's Hospital

Springfield, IL

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

HSHS St. Francis Hospital

Litchfield, IL

67% Patients that would definitely recommend, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)