Dr. John Venetos, MD

Dr. John Venetos, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Venetos, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.Read his story

2740 W Foster Ave Ste 116

Chicago, IL 60625

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Intestinal Ischemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Malnutrition
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Venetos' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Venetos " I am a Independent Physician Board Certified Gastroenterologist practicing in the Chicagoland area. I am in private practice with an office located at 2740 West Foster Suite 116, Chicago Illinois, 60625. We see patients Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the office by Appointment by calling (773)989-6262. I have a strong interest and care for patients with Chronic Liver Disease. I perform all advanced endoscopic procedures such as Esophagogastroduodenoscopy Colonoscopy Liver biopsy Therapeutic ERCP HALO (High radio frequency Ablation) Endoscopic Mucosal Resection "

Care Philosophy

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  • We always try to support a patient's decisions about their treatment plan
  • We try to educate and encourage patients to be involved in all aspects of their care
  • We try to listen and value a patient's input by trying to attend to their individual needs
  • We try to communicate in a clear, timely manner and share all pertinent information through our patient portal
  • We always try to treat patients and their families with dignity, compassion and respect
  • We have a patient portal where patients can review their test results as well as communicate with their physician in a HIPAA compliant manner if they have any questions or concerns

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloromyotomy

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 Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Venetos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Venetos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Venetos to family and friends
3.0
based on 14 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Venetos' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Venetos Says:
  • We thank our patients for providing feedback that will be shared with others
  • Your feedback is valued by our practice so that we can continuously improve the patient's experience in our Gastroenterology and Hepatology practice
  • Please be aware that our patients can always reach us and our staff if they have a concern or question regarding their care or treatment plan
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Patient Comments (4)

Chicago, IL |
He is all business, which I like. This is not a social visit or occasion. When a procedure is scheduled, the timing has been prompt.
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This is a very bad and greed doctor. I had a colonoscopy with him and he hurt. He never explained what really going to do. He enhanced he paid removing polyps. His office staff had troubles collecting their payment from my insurance company and he immediately send me to his favorite collection...more
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The Insurance covers screening colonoscopy 100 as long as the exam is normal! Since polyps were found and they needed to be removed the policy no longer sees the colonoscopy as a screening device but rather a...more
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Excellent physician Very knowledgeable Easy to talk to Very pleased!
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Chicago, IL |
Total joke. Talk about a money hungry individual. Nothing nice to say about him as a person or as a dr. Don't trust him what so ever.
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Dr. Venetos accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Choice
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Pipefitters
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago
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Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
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Weiss Memorial Hospital
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Thorek Memorial Hospital
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Methodist Hospital of Chicago
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Skokie Hospital
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