Dr. Leonard Potempa, MD

Dr. Leonard Potempa, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(6)
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Dr. Leonard Potempa, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in La Grange Highlands, IL. He is 60 years old.

5201 Willow Springs Rd # 260

La Grange Highlands, IL 60525

Contact Information

(708) 354-1306

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • 27 More

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hyperkalemia
high
more than 88% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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 Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Foster C. McGaw Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Foster C. McGaw Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Facp Fasn
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Potempa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Potempa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potempa to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Potempa'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Hinsdale IL |
Very Professional and caring. Dr Potempa is excellent and knows his stuff
Chicago, IL |
Dr. Potempa takes very good care of me. He answers all my questions throughly.
LaGrange, IL |
Dr. Potempa is very knowledgeable about diseases and conscious of non-medication therapies such as diet to try to see improvement before trying medications which I appreciate. Come with your list of questions and he will be sure to answer them.
Oak Brook, IL |
Very informative and professional. I was happy with the level of care from doctor as well as staff.
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Dr. Potempa accepts 36 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Choice
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
    Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
    Health and Life PPO
    Platinum PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
    Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Pipefitters
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Potempa has admitting privileges

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
120 N Oak St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital
5101 Willow Springs Rd
La Grange, IL 60525
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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
155 E Brush Hill Rd
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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