Dr. James Boffa, MD

Dr. James Boffa, MD

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Dr. James Boffa, MD is a general surgery specialist in Skokie, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1988 and specializes in general surgery and trauma surgery.

9650 Gross Point Rd # 3900

Skokie, IL 60076

Contact Information

(847) 570-1700

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Boffa's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Disorders
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Dr. Boffa treats Anal Disorders more than 5% of his peers

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Stomach Diseases
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Dr. Boffa treats Stomach Diseases more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Boffa treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Ulcer
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Dr. Boffa treats Ulcer more than 5% of his peers

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Dr. Boffa's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Wound Care and Management
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Boffa, MD is a general surgery specialist in Skokie, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1988 and specializes in general surgery and trauma surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1996
    University Of Illinois/Metropolitan Group Hospitals
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1988
    Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School
    1988

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Our visits were brief, but he was friendly and professional. He answered my questions and made sure I was prepared for the surgery. (gall bladder) I am a larger person and getting abdominal surgery was a big worry for me, but Dr. Boffa, his staff and the North Shore Hospital never made me feel...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO

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Evanston Hospital

Evanston, IL

Glenbrook Hospital

Glenview, IL

Highland Park Hospital

Highland Park, IL

Skokie Hospital

Skokie, IL

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