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Dr. Jongwook Ham, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Ham

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.


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(847) 742-7458

Dr. Ham accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Ham's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Nosebleed
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ham treats Nosebleed more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ham treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Laryngitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ham treats Laryngitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ham treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Earwax Buildup
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ham treats Earwax Buildup more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ham treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ham's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Adult Development Disorders
  • Airway Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Testing
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balance Testing
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Biopsy
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Canker Sore
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Congenital ENT Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Earwax Removal
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Epiglottitis
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • 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
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Facial Diseases and Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Trauma
  • Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Food Allergy
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperthrophic Scar
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Infections
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Inverted Papilloma
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Keloid Scar
  • Laceration
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lump
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mass
  • Mastoiditis
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mole
  • Mononucleosis
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Parotitis
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sialadenitis
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Surgery
  • 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
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Airway Obstruction
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Voice Disorders
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Otolaryngic Allergy

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Korean
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ham's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ham

4.5

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
10.81081081081081%
(4)

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I had a procedure to my neck. The surgery went better than expected. The fatty mass was removed and the only pain I experienced was the night right after surgery. The next day felt good. Like the follow-up on how I was doing after the surgery. The neck feels good.
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His post op discharge process , care and respect for patients is severely lacking. He told my husband he would be discharged at 10 am, at 2:30 pm we were still waiting for his doctor to call back with when he will be seeing him for discharge.
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Dr. Ham is intelligent, competent, caring and flexible. He takes time with patients to properly troubleshoot their problems and address any concerns that they might have before making recommendations. If simpler treatment methods fail, he is also an excellent surgeon.
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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...Read More
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What a great surgeon! Very thorough on pre-op discussion and post-op care. Everything went great
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