Dr. John Brems, MD
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Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

As a surgon, I beleive in collaboration. It's the steady hand at your back. It's medical knowledge, skill and a focus on you. It's clear information about your condition and treatment. It's helping you make sense of it all, every step of the way in a compasionate and patient centered envoronment. That is always my promise to you.

Biography

Dr. John Brems, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Elgin, IL. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Brems is affiliated with Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - Elgin, Advocate Sherman Hospital and Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital.

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  • Time well spent
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Dr. Brems' Care Philosophy

As a surgon, I beleive in collaboration. It's the steady hand at your back. It's medical knowledge, skill and a focus on you. It's clear information about your condition and treatment. It's helping you make sense of it all, every step of the way in a compasionate and patient centered envoronment. That is always my promise to you.

Dr. Brems' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Saint Louis University Hospital

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Saint Louis University Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California-Los Angeles

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    Rockhurst College

    Graduated in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Liver Disorders
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver and Pancreatic Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Whipple Procedure