Dr. Joseph Lagattuta, MD

Dr. Joseph Lagattuta, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o
(23)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joseph Lagattuta, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Carol Stream, IL and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lagattuta performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lagattuta's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lagattuta "I believe in listening to patients. Patients are people. They are concerned about their health. I am concerned about them. I believe in treating the whole person, not just one part."

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

73  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

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

  • Loyola University Med Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Lutheran General Hospital Park Ridge Il
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lutheran General Hospital Park Ridge Il
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Chicago Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lagattuta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Lagattuta is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Lagattuta's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lagattuta to family and friends
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lagattuta'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 (6)

Dr. Lagattuta is a very personable, experienced physician. He engages his patients with sensitivity, kindness, and understanding. Dr. Lagattuta has a great sense of humor. He is intuitive, precise and above all possesses excellent bed-side manners. Dr. Lagattuta listens to his patients; effectively...more
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After meeting with Dr. Lagattuta for the first time today, I wanted to share my positive experience with anyone who is in search of a good Gastroenterologist. Dr L. is a good listner along with his knowledge within his specialty but also outside of his field...meaning that he can take all of your...more
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Takes the time to truly listen.. An almost lost art.. Not found in many doctors anymore.. Helping me get my Crohn's disease in remission.. I trust him..
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Dr. Joe is a very knowledgeable, experienced physician who takes his time in treating you. His nurse, Sandy, is also a great asset to his practice.
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I have been going to Dr. Lagattuta for 21 years . He is very thorough and has a wonderful personality. He takes time to explain things. He is one of the few doctors on the planet that I trust with my life.
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