Dr. Joseph Giacchino, MD

Dr. Joseph Giacchino, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Giacchino, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Melrose Park, IL. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

1252 Winston Dr

Melrose Park, IL 60160

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Giacchino's Experience

Dr. Giacchino's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Giacchino does not have any board certifications listed.

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

2 Sanctions
  • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs (11/22/2016)
    Action Taken: Revocation
    Summary: Giacchino, Joseph Louis MD: License # 036050366: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician prescribed Norco, Schedule III (at the time) controlled substance, in the amount of 300 tablets for a patient of his practice that was dated 5 days subsequent to the patient's death. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation issued a FINE in the amount of $4,000.00 and ordered the physician's license remain REVOKED.
    State: Illinois
  • Other (6/15/2011)
    Action Taken: Revocation
    Summary: Giacchino, Joseph Louis MD License # 036 102700

    Nature of Complaint

    The physician has allegedly engaged in issuing numerous controlled substances to patients of his practice without therapeutic purposes, engaged in immoral conduct with a patient of his practice and the physician has pre-dated prescriptions.

    Action Taken

    The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation has Revoked the physician’s controlled substance license and his license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Illinois.

    State: Illinois
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Loyola University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Loyola University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Giacchino accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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