Dr. James Valek, MD

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Dr. James Valek, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Chicago, IL and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with medical facilities Advocate Trinity Hospital and Little Company Of Mary Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Valek to book an appointment.

Dr. Valek

Vista Family Medicine

10961 S Kedzie Ave Chicago, IL 60655
Accepting new patients

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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Valek's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Biopsy
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchitis
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impetigo
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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(773) 239-9100

Dr. Valek accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Cigna
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Golden Rule
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Pipefitters
Priority Health
Priority PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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Dr. Valek's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Valek

4.3

Based on 16 ratings

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Valek, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Chicago, IL and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Northwestern...Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine

Education

1991
University Of Colorado
Residency Hospital
1989
University of Colorado
Internship Hospital
1988
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. James Valek, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Valek frequently treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome, Chronic Pain, and Obesity. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Valek treats.

Where is Dr. James Valek, MD's office located?

Dr. Valek's office is located at 10961 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60655. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. James Valek, MD speak?

Dr. Valek speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Vista Family Medicine

Vista Family Medicine10961 S Kedzie Ave Chicago, IL 60655
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Affiliated Hospitals

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

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Advocate Trinity Hospital

Chicago, IL

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Little Company Of Mary Hospital

Evergreen Park, IL

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average