Dr. Thomas Dekoj, MD

Dr. Thomas Dekoj, MD

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Age 38
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Dr. Thomas Dekoj, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

2701 W 68th St

Chicago, IL 60629

Contact Information

(773) 884-7920

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dekoj performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 66% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 58% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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more than 44% of peers

Dr. Dekoj's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dekoj "As a General and Colon and Rectal Surgeon, I believe in treating my patients with respect and providing them the highest level of care possible without under-treatment or over-treatment of their colon, anorectal, or general surgery conditions."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

31  Conditions Treated

34  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Repair
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • CRH Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)

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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.

Education

  • University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • NorthShore/LIJ Health system
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dekoj has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dekoj's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dekoj to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Dekoj'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
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