Dr. Leonard Spishakoff, MD

Dr. Leonard Spishakoff, MD

Addiction Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff, MD is an addiction medicine doctor who practices in Palos Heights, IL. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.Read his story

12251 S 80th Ave

Palos Heights, IL 60463

Contact Information

(708) 923-7878

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 23 More

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Dr. Spishakoff's Experience

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

Dr. Spishakoff's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Spishakoff "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"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spishakoff "we take care of the whole family including the mind ."


  • Addiction Medicine
  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

Conditions Treated

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


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

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.


  • Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Elizabeth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • St Elizabeth's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Addiction Medicine.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2010-2012
  • resident teacher award society of teachers of family medicine, 1996
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2008-2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Spishakoff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spishakoff's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spishakoff to family and friends
based on 21 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Spishakoff's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes
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Patient Comments (1)

in Berwyn, IL |
My mother went to see Dr Spishakoff after having been in the ED and urged by those doctors to see him due to having fluid in her lungs. Dr Spishakoff came to the front desk himself and told my mother that he would not see her because he was not sure her "insurance would pay" and that he wanted to...more
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Dr. Spishakoff accepts 32 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • HealthPlus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Pipefitters
  • Principal Life
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia

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Hospitals where Dr. Spishakoff has admitting privileges

Macneal Hospital
3249 Oak Park Ave
Berwyn, IL 60402
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Palos Community Hospital
12251 S 80th Ave
Palos Heights, IL 60463
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