Dr. Joel Cahan, MD

Dr. Joel Cahan, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Joel Cahan, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Munster, IN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1982 and specializes in gastroenterology.

701 Superior Ave Ste G

Munster, IN 46321

Contact Information

(219) 922-3040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Barrett's Esophagus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cahan'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

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

84  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Ill Masonic Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Ill Masonic Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Northwestern U/Evanston Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cahan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cahan's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cahan to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Cahan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Cahan has horrible bedside manner. Apparently he could not wait to discuss what he found during a procedure with me until I was fully awake. He decided while I was coming out of anesthesia was a good time to explain. Then, he got huffy about my request for him to come to my room and tell me...more
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I have recommended family and and a couple of friends to Dr. Cahan, he listens attentively, and gives you answers in terminology you can understand not just medical jargon. I appreciate him and his friendly staff. Thank you!
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We not coming back Lost a tons of weight and all he did was talk to you to see how you are feeling no exam, blood test or other testing were done. Had to ask for test. When they did schedule a test it was a month away. If you want a good doctor who cares about you go to NW Hospital. There are...more
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