Dr. Leonard Potempa, MD

Dr. Leonard Potempa, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Leonard Potempa, MD is a nephrology specialist in La Grange Highlands, IL. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine and specializes in nephrology and nephrology & renal medicine.

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

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

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

Dr. Potempa'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.

2  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*

39  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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3  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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potempa to family and friends
8 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (6)

I have been a patient of Dr. Potempa's for many years. I trust no other doctors as I do him. He is professional, passionate, very knowledgeable. I would recommend him to anyone needing a nephrologist.
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Always a great experience. Answers all my questions. Listens to my concerns. I always feel like I have a say in my care.
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Very Professional and caring. Dr Potempa is excellent and knows his stuff
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Dr. Potempa takes very good care of me. He answers all my questions throughly.
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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.
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