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Dr. Charles Berkelhammer, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.8 (25)
Map Pin Small Oak Lawn, IL
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Charles Berkelhammer, MD

Dr. Charles Berkelhammer, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Oak Lawn, IL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from University of Toronto, Fac Med and is affiliated with Ascension Alexian Brothers, Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Palos Community Hospital and Osf Little Company Of Mary Medical Center. Dr. Berkelhammer, completed a residency at University Toronto-St Michaels Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Berkelhammer an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Berkelhammer works at Southwest Gastroenterology in Oak Lawn, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Reflux Esophagitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Berkelhammer's Office Locations

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    Southwest Gastroenterology
    9921 Southwest Hwy, Oak Lawn, IL 60453 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (708) 499-5678

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Ascension Alexian Brothers
  • Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
  • Palos Community Hospital
  • Osf Little Company Of Mary Medical Center

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Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Duodenal Polypectomy
Reflux Esophagitis
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)

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Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Duodenal Polypectomy
Reflux Esophagitis
Abdominal Pain
Celiac Disease
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Esophagitis
Gastritis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Nausea
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Anal or Rectal Pain
Barrett's Esophagus
Cirrhosis
Dysphagia
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Acute Gastritis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anemia
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Ascites
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Biliary Cirrhosis
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Enteritis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Varices
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hemorrhoids
Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Joint Pain
Malnutrition
Pancreatitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Splenomegaly
Ulcerative Colitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Alcoholic Hepatitis
All Types of Food Poisoning
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Bowel Strangulation
Cachexia
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Cholangitis
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Bile Duct
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Copper Metabolism Disorders
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
E. coli Food Poisoning
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Poisoning
Foot Infection
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Ileus
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Malabsorption Carbohydrate
Intestinal Prolapse
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Leukocytopenia
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pernicious Anemia
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Rhabdomyolysis
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Shortness of Breath
Spleen Cyst
Stomal Ulcer
Tobacco Use Disorder
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Visceroptosis
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Immunization Administration
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    3.8
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    Based on 25 ratings
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    About Dr. Charles Berkelhammer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1457359697
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Toronto
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Toronto-St Michaels Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Toronto General Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Toronto, Fac Med
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Charles Berkelhammer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Berkelhammer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Berkelhammer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Berkelhammer works at Southwest Gastroenterology in Oak Lawn, IL. View the full address on Dr. Berkelhammer’s profile.

    Dr. Berkelhammer has seen patients for Reflux Esophagitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Berkelhammer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    25 patients have reviewed Dr. Berkelhammer. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Berkelhammer.

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