Dr. John Houston, MD

Dr. John Houston, MD

Pediatric Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. John Houston, MD is a pediatric urology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Yale University School Of Med in 1993 and specializes in pediatric urology and urology.

2400 N Ashland Ave # 200

Chicago, IL 60614

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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more than 69% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Urology
  • Urology

3  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Urological Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

22  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hypospadias Repair
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Ureteral Reimplantation
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Reconstruction
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Urinary Tract Procedure
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology Procedure
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy

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.

Education

  • Texas A&M U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Yale University School Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Children's Memorial/ Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Houston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Houston's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Houston to family and friends
24 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Houston's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Nice guy and doctor ...terrible scheduling..I left because we drove an hr for my sons appointment and waited almost an hour and 15 minutes before receptionist gave our appointment to someone who came after. The person threatened to cancel their appointment so they gave up our spot after that...more
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It was not a good experience at all. He was condescending to my me and my 8yr old son. He did not believe the severity of pain my son was having everyday. It felt like we were being brushed off. No Stars
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Amazing urologist, my VERY young daughter has experienced chronic UTIs and Kidney infections starting at just 7 months old and went on until almost 2 while trying to find the right specialist to find out what was going on. Dr. Houston had met with us just a couple of times and while she required...more
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