Dr. John A. Hamby, MD

Dr. John A. Hamby, MD

General Surgery | Male | 61 years old

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DuPage Medical Group
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      3.7 based on 6 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      Experience with Dr. Hamby
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (6)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (6)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (6)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (6)
      Dr. Hamby's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (6)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (6)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (6)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (6)
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      in Bensenville, IL |
      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.
      Elmhurst, IL |
      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 yelled at me when I questioned whether or not I needed a drain in my leg which I thought would lead to scarring and it has. Overall,when I think about it,I thought I was treated with contempt.
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Anal Prolapse
      • Aneurysm
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bile Duct Cancer
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Carcinoma in Situ
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Fracture
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Meckel's Diverticulum
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Bladder Surgery
      • Bone Marrow Biopsy
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Cystectomy
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision of Rectal Tumor
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hepatectomy
      • Hernia Repair
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Vaginal Surgery
      • Wound Repair

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Rush Medical College Of Rush University

        Graduated in 1981

      • Residency Hospital
        Med Center Delaware

        Completed in 1986

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Media & Publications

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Hamby's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Hamby's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Hamby

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Hamby's Care Philosophy

      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.