Dr. John Prunskis, MD

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Dr. John Prunskis, MD

Dr. John Prunskis, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Elgin, IL. He is 60 years old. Dr. Prunskis is affiliated with Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, Advocate Sherman Hospital, Centegra Hospital - McHenry, Advocate Condell Medical Center, Centegra Hospital - Woodstock, Alexian Brothers Medical Center and Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital.

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Dr. Prunskis' Reviews

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2.8
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Prunskis' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Mchenry, IL |
Upon arrival the front desk staff said you have co payment of.., not hello, good morning. Doctor was nice but condescending, I will admit I was emotional (due to pain) but he didn't listen when I tried to speak, he repeatedly interrupted me mid sentence. I was only trying to correct his information in regards to my situation. I felt he had an agenda before even listening to entire situation. Office was NOT chartless which I found surprising since they have several locations and physicians.
in Elk Grove Village, IL |
Had a bulging disc in my neck about three years ago. Got 3 cortisone shots within 6-7 months. No pain ever since. Knows his stuff.
in Huntley, IL |
After being treated by the Illinois Pain INstitiute and Dr Prunskis, I found the staff slow and incompetent and the staff very ready to perform costly and painful; procedures without a real plan in place.
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Dr. Prunskis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Medical Society President, 2004
    • 5 time winner "Top Pain Doctor" Award as voted by his physician peers and published in Chicago Magazine, 2010
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    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Education

  • Medical School
    Rush Medical College Of Rush University
  • Internship Hospital
    University of Illinois
  • Residency Hospital
    University of Chicago
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Chicago
  • Undergraduate School
    University of Chicago

    Graduated in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Japanese
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Regenerative Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Injection
  • Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty