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Dr. Joel Pekow, MD

Gastroenterology
5.0 (3)
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Joel Pekow, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO / SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH and is affiliated with The University Of Chicago Medical Center.

Dr. Pekow works at University Of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis, Diarrhea and Enteritis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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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    University of Chicago Medical Center
    5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (773) 702-6140

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  • The University Of Chicago Medical Center

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    About Dr. Joel Pekow, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
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    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic
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    • 1902896566
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO / SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
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    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
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    Dr. Joel Pekow, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Pekow is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Pekow has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Pekow works at University Of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, IL. View the full address on Dr. Pekow’s profile.

    Dr. Pekow has seen patients for Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis, Diarrhea and Enteritis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Pekow on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Pekow. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pekow.

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