Dr. Tamer Atassi, MD

Dr. Tamer Atassi, MD

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Age 49
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Dr. Tamer Atassi, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Damascus University in 1993 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

2121 Oneida St Ste 302

Joliet, IL 60435

Contact Information

(815) 582-4941

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Atassi's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diarrhea
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Dr. Atassi treats Diarrhea more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Atassi treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Ulcer
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Dr. Atassi treats Ulcer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Atassi treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atassi treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Atassi treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Atassi's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Biopsy
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Nausea
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pyloric Stenosis
Pyloromyotomy
Reflux Esophagitis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Tamer Atassi, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Damascus University in 1993 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2002
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 1999
    Indiana University Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1997
    Indiana University Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1993
    Damascus University
    Medical School
    1993

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Atassi's Reviews

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3.9

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he is my doctor since I was 19 years old, I have difficult to manage crohn disease, at some point I was in intensive care unit fighting for my life almost 9 years ago. since Dr. atassi became my doctor managing my illness, I iproved a lot and I have not been in the hospital since then. great doctor...Read More
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Very thoughtful doctor with excellent bedside manners, professional and kind, I highly recommend him.
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Dr Atassi managed my chronic liver disease for years, he is knowledgable and very good doctor
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Dr Atassi managed my chronic liver disease for years, he is knowledgable and very good doctor
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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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