Dr. James Chow, MD

Dr. James Chow, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 78
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Dr. James Chow, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Mount Vernon, IL and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from National Defense Medical Center in 1965 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

4121 Veterans Memorial Dr

Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Contact Information

(618) 242-3778

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
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4  Procedures

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

  • National Defense Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • St Johns Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Brooklyn Catheterization Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Cumberland Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • St Johns Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chow's Reviews

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Dr. Chow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

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  • Time well spent

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Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

After his 5 minute exam I was told there's nothing wrong with me just overusing my hands. This to spite that my regular physician, the orthopedic surgeon I was trying to replace because of difficulty getting appointments, and my chiropractor telling my I have tendinitis. The exam amounted to a few...more
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