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Dr. Claudia Johnson, MD

Gastroenterologist, Internist

Chicago, IL

About Dr. Claudia Johnson

Dr. Johnson's motto: "don't say 'we care'. Show that we care". 1.Dr. Johnson specializes in placement of Gastric Balloons for weight loss and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders. She put in some of the first balloons over 20 yrs ago. Weight loss options, by Dr. Johnson and her team, are at the Hyde Park location, 87th street, North side and now the South Loop. She is joined by dietitians, personal trainers, stress counselors all as Perfect Balance Nutrition Programs, (online as PB weight loss centers). 2. She completed a Gastroenterology Fellowship at University of Illinois where she maintained her ties as Assistant Clinical Professor for several years. She was Gastroenterology Consultant for Scott's Air Force Base and served as Gastroenterology Consultant for Office of Inspector General. In addition, she received Ambassador of the Year Award from the American Cancer Society for raising colon cancer awareness 3. Dr. Johnson also practices Internal Medicine and is on staff at several hospitals for both GI and Internal Medicine. She is best appreciated for taking time to speak to you and sincerely listen. She believes that empathy and understanding help her to better diagnose your problem and then find a solution that is best for you. Dr. Johnson enjoys each patient encounter as well as finding and treating common maladies and those “difficult to diagnose” medical problems. 4. Formerly the Medical Director of the Midwest region for WestCare (an out-patient addiction treatment center), she has vast experience in treating alcohol and opioid addiction with the latest injections. and is director of COAAST addiction treatment. She does this in conjunction with team psychologists. For more info see Advocate Trinity and Mercy Hospital sites and Health Grades

In-network insurances

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Gastroenterologist

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Education and training

  • Medical School - Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Doctor of Medicine
  • Cook County Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, Fellowship in Gastroenterology
  • Cook County Hospital, Internship in Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1992805782

Dr. Claudia Johnson's office locations

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8507 S Stony Island Ave

Chicago, IL 60617

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1301 E. 47th Street

Chicago, IL 60653

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It was very attentive and short wait time.
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Good.
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Very cheerful and pleasant.
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Dr. Johnson has been my physician for many years and I would recommend her to anyone. She is competent and professional as well as kind and caring. I am always impressed with my visits with Dr. Johnson.
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