Dr. Max Hammer, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(9)
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Dr. Max Hammer, MD
Dr. Max Hammer, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Springfield, IL. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Hammer is affiliated with Memorial Medical Center.

900 N 1st St

Springfield, IL 62702

Contact Information

(217) 528-7541

Dr. Max Hammer, MD

Dr. Max Hammer, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Obesity
high
more than 82% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 68% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
normal
more than 40% of peers

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
1

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
8

Procedures

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 12/27/2012
    Amount or Range: $500,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: SANGAMON COUNTY, IL
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

  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Memorial Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hammer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hammer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hammer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammer to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Hammer'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Bloomington, IL |
Dr Max Hammer is a caring and kind care giver. He is happy to explain things to you in a way that you can understand. He is a very nice man and I am happy I found him.
in Jacksonville, Il |
He is the best Doctor, I have had the pleasure to meet. His knowledge and bedside manner is above any other . Very impressed with him!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hammer accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Hammer has admitting privileges

Memorial Medical Center
701 North 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62781
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