Dr. Leonard Spishakoff, MD
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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff, MD

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Addiction Medicine | Male

Palos Medical Group 12251 S 80th Ave Palos Heights, IL 60463 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

we take care of the whole family including the mind .

Biography

It is a pleasure and an honor to be part of our patients lives we will always do what is best for our patients. Our greatest asset is our ability to communicate with our English and Spanish-speaking patients and serve their needs in real time. We are board-certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine and a clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine in the University of Chicago.In addition to teaching medical students from the University of Chicago and internal medicine residents who rotate thru for our office we have an avid interest in addiction disorders and their treatment

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Dr. Spishakoff's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Spishakoff says...

It is a pleasure and an honor to be part of our patients lives we will always do what is best for our patients. Our greatest asset is our ability to communicate with our English and Spanish-speaking patients and serve their needs in real time. We are board-certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine and a clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine in the University of Chicago.In addition to teaching medical students from the University of Chicago and internal medicine residents who rotate thru for our office we have an avid interest in addiction disorders and their treatment

Dr. Spishakoff's Care Philosophy

we take care of the whole family including the mind .

Dr. Spishakoff says...

Addiction disorders, ADHD,  and disorders commonly seen in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine 

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Dr. Spishakoff's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Addiction Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2010-2012
    • CASTLE CONNOLLY TOP DOCTOR CHICAGO, 2002 -2011
    • resident teacher award society of teachers of family medicine, 1996
    • Patients' Choice Award, 2008-2011
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    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alcohol Related Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Caffeine Addiction
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Opium Addiction
  • Substance Use Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    St Elizabeth Hospital

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    St Elizabeth's Hospital

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Addiction Medicine.

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon

    Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Family Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • ADHD Testing
  • Alcohol Testing
  • CDL Physical Examination
  • Detoxification
  • Drug Testing
  • Pain Management