Dr. John Ortega, MD

Dr. John Ortega, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
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54 y/o
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Dr. John Ortega, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Elmhurst, IL. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Ortega is affiliated with Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.

Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic

1200 S York St Ste 4180

Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthLink
  • HFN

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Dr. Ortega's Experience

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Dr. Ortega's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Iowa Hospital and Clin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Iowa Hospital and Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ortega has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ortega's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ortega to family and friends
3.1
based on 14 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Ortega's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Elmhurst, IL |
I absolutely adore Dr Ortega. He listens and helps you find the cause even if it means sending you to another specialist. He did that several years ago. The specialist helped me which meant I didn't see Dr Ortega for a couple years but when I needed him he remembered me and my history. Or at least took the time to review it. Both my daughter and I had successful surgeries from him also.
in Oak Park, IL |
I saw Dr. Ortega several times over a 7-month period for my chronic cough at the Oak Park office and I will not go back. I would not recommend him to anyone. He kept prescribing more and more medicine which was not working, and he barely did any examination and performed no tests. There is something very wrong with me and he just attributed it to a bad allergy season. How would he know without doing any exam? His office does not call back pharmacies either. His whole office staff should be fired
Elmhurst, IL |
Would not recommend him and would never go back. After waiting almost an hour to see him, he rushed through the appointment and dismissed my questions too quickly. I was very disappointed.
Bolingbrook, IL |
My mom had a thyroid growth and when we took appointment with this doctor, he just cancelled the appointment saying that he doesn't treat this condition(He is an ENT :-(). I assume he was just giving an excuse because he didn't want to take risk(My mom is old and has heart issues). This is my first time experience where a doctor would not even see you one time before rejecting you!
in Elmwood Park, IL |
I can't say enough good things about Dr Ortega. Truly the best and I put all of my trust in his decision making.
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Dr. Ortega accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna NAP
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Advantage PPO
    Medicare Open PFFS
    Medicare Prescription Drug Plan - Medicare Rx Essentials PDP
    Medicare Prescription Drug Plan - Medicare Rx Premier PDP
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Medicare Select HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    GWH Open Access Plus POS
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care HMO
    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
    Worker's Compensation / Focus Network WC
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
    HFN PPO
    Workers Compensation
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
    Gold Plus HMO
    Humana HMO
    Medicaid MMA HMO
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Medicaid of Illinois
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • Preferred Network Access
    Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
    Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare
    Standard
    TRICARE Reserve Select
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus HMO
    Choice Plus PPO
    Core PPO
    Medicare Advantage
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Hospitals where Dr. Ortega has admitting privileges

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
155 E Brush Hill Rd
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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