Dr. John Hamby, MD

Dr. John Hamby, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Hamby, MD is a general surgery specialist in Elmhurst, IL and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in general surgery.

DuPage Medical Group

1200 S York St Ste 4220

Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthLink
  • HealthPlus

Learn about Dr. Hamby

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Top Care Areas

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

Port Placements or Replacements
more than 76% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 75% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Hamby'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hamby "I believe in honest, straightforward communication where my patients understand all aspects of their medical care and is centered around the physician and patient relationship. I utilize conservative nonoperative treatment when possible and careful modern minimally invasive surgical techniques when operative intervention needed."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated


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55  Procedures


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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.


  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Med Center Delaware
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hamby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hamby does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hamby and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Hamby is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Hamby's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hamby to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hamby's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Hamby and his staff were very nice to me, helpful and honest. He explained my problems and was found another Doctor to help me out. I'm glad I was referred to this office.
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At first I liked him when he was assigned to repair an injury to my leg in an emergency room, but at his office he was rude to me and so was one of his nurses. He once kept me waiting while he talked on a phone for 45 minutes-I could hear the conversation and it appeared to be personal. Dr. Hamby...more
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