Dr. Jongwook Ham, MD

Dr. Jongwook Ham, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(33)
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Dr. Jongwook Ham, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Elgin, IL. He graduated from University Of Illinois and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine otolaryngology, and more.

2050 Larkin Ave Ste 102

Elgin, IL 60123

Contact Information

(847) 742-7458

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Adult Development Disorders
  • Airway Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Canker Sore
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Epiglottitis
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Facial Diseases and Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Food Allergy
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperthrophic Scar
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Infections
  • Inverted Papilloma
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Keloid Scar
  • Laceration
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lump
  • Mass
  • Mastoiditis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Mole
  • Mononucleosis
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Neck Pain
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parotitis
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sialadenitis
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • TMJ
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Airway Obstruction
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Voice Disorders
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Testing
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balance Testing
  • Biopsy
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Congenital ENT Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Removal
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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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
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Med Center Chicago Il
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • State University Of Ny Buffalo School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cornell Weill/Ny Presby Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • New York Med Center New York Ny
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ham to family and friends
4.6
based on 33 total reviews (26 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ham's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (26)

Bartlett, IL |
My medical research coach booked an appt. for me as a new patient on Dec. 14th 2017 to see Dr. Ham. They made and confirmed my appt. for Dec. 29th. Today on Dec. 22nd after a week with a set appt. they called to say my appt. was cancelled because Dr. Ham would not be available. They're...more
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Gilberts, IL |
What a great surgeon! Very thorough on pre-op discussion and post-op care. Everything went great
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I highly recommend Dr. Ham. My experience with Dr. Ham and his office has been excellent. I was referred to him by my primary physician. My situation was urgent.. I was given an immediate appointment. Dr. Ham is very thorough and clear when he explains reports and diagnosis to patients. He answers...more
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Buffalo Grove, IL |
My husband went to see Dr. Ham for dizziness. We ended up with a ridiculously high bill for completely unnecessary procedures like nasal endoscopy (!). Be aware as some doctors have turned into salesmen and try to rob you as much as they can. Would not recommend.
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in Elgin, IL |
Dr. Ham is a fantastic ENT doctor who performed a total thyroid removal operation on me. He listened & answered my numerous questions & concerns in detail before the operation and at a level which my wife and I could understand. The operation was a success and you can barely see where the...more
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Dr. Ham accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ham has admitting privileges

Advocate Sherman Hospital
1425 N Randall Rd
Elgin, IL 60123
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St. Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
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