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Dr. James Platis, MD

Oncoplastic Surgery*
3.9 (14)
Map Pin Small Merrillville, IN
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Platis, MD

Dr. James Platis, MD is an Oncoplastic Surgery Specialist in Merrillville, IN. They specialize in Oncoplastic Surgery, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Plastic Surgery. They graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Platis, completed a residency at Christus St Joseph Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Platis an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Platis works at Practice in Merrillville, IN with other offices in Chicago, IL. They are accepting new patients. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Platis' Office Locations

  1. 1
    James M Platis Jr MD Ltd
    210 E 86th Pl, Merrillville, IN 46410 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (219) 738-3400
  2. 2
    58 E Walton St Ste 300, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 377-3333

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About Dr. James Platis, MD

  • Oncoplastic Surgery

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Years of Experience
  • 35 years of experience
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  • 1073554143
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Education & Certifications

  • Christus St Joseph Hospital
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  • Indiana University School of Medicine
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  • Plastic Surgery
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