Dr. John Ortega, MD

Dr. John Ortega, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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55 y/o
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Dr. John Ortega, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Elmhurst, IL and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

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Top Care Areas

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

Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ortega'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

74  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • 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

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ortega to family and friends
16 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Ortega's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (7)

Absolutely great guy, and an excellent doctor. Very very nice caring and gentle, Not only did he do my septoplasty, but because the doctor doing My rhinoplasty didn’t have a surgical tech Dr. Ortega after he finished his part stayed to assist the plastic surgeon as her surgical tech, just so I...more
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Dr. Ortega provides top notch care. He operated on my husband and did a fantastic job. I am also his patient and very happy with his work.
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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...more
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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...more
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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.
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