Dr. James Sipkins, MD

Dr. James Sipkins, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. James Sipkins, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mn Med Sch in 1979 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

680 N Lake Shore Dr Ste 118

Chicago, IL 60611

Contact Information

(312) 503-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sipkins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thyroid Screening
normal
more than 56% of peers
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
normal
more than 45% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
normal
more than 45% of peers

Dr. Sipkins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

98  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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

  • Univ Of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sipkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sipkins' Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sipkins to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Sipkins' 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

Patient Comments (1)

Have been seeing him for many years and sad to report service has been lacking lately. Staff never recognizes who you are and don't identify themselves when answering the phone. I've waited days to get answers from staff although Dr. Sipkins does respond to emails. Turnover seems to be high at...more
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