Dr. Leonard Spishakoff, MD

Dr. Leonard Spishakoff, MD

Addiction Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff, MD is an addiction medicine specialist in Palos Heights, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon in 1984 and specializes in addiction medicine and family medicine.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
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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 ."

2  Specialties

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

8  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • 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

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24 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Dr. Spishakoff's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Spishakoff takes his time with patients making sure all wiestioms are answered. His office staff is friendly and helpful. The inly drawback is that the wait time can be long but that is due to the doctor taking his time and listening to his patients
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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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