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Dr. Joel Pekow, MD

Gastroenterologist

Chicago, IL

About Dr. Joel Pekow

*** This clinic does not accept self-pay patients. *** Joel Pekow, MD, specializes in the treatment of digestive disorders, with a particular focus on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Dr. Pekow performs clinical and translational research investigations with a goal of preventing disease progression and improving response to therapy in patients with IBD. A major focus of this research is in providing better understanding as to why cancers develop in IBD patients. He hopes this knowledge will ultimately lead to improved risk assessment of patients with IBD and methods to prevent IBD-associated colon cancer. In order to best serve you, please remember to provide your unique member ID number on your insurance card for your appointment. If this is not provided, you may expect a call from our office to get that information prior to your appointment so we can verify your benefits. We look forward to seeing you.

In-network insurances

  • APWU
  • Aetna
  • All Savers Insurance

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

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Board certifications

  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Illinois, Chicago, Doctor of Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital (Internship)
  • Massachusetts General Hospital (Residency)
  • University of Chicago Medicine (Fellowship)

Professional memberships

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1902896566

Overall rating
4.9
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This was a great visit. I was happy that Dr. Pekow gave me good information about the long-term management of mydisease. He explained all options & potential outcomes very clearly.
This was a great visit. I was happy that Dr. Pekow gave me good information about the long-term management of my disease. He explained all options & potential outcomes very clearly.
KK · More than 1 year ago
Always a pleasant visit with Dr. Pekow and staff. Very professional- I feel like they always "have my back" and I'min good hands.
Always a pleasant visit with Dr. Pekow and staff. Very professional- I feel like they always "have my back" and I'm in good hands.
MP · More than 1 year ago

Dr. Joel Pekow's office locations

University of Chicago Medicine Hyde Park

UChicago Medicine Hyde Park

5758 South Maryland Avenue, DCAM 6th Floor - Module 6B

Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Medicine Hyde Park

UChicago Medicine Orland Park

14290 South La Grange Road, 3rd Floor

Orland Park, IL 60462

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This was a great visit. I was happy that Dr. Pekow gave me good information about the long-term management of my disease. He explained all options & potential outcomes very clearly.

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It was great.

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Informative, great. Alway pleasure to work with Dr. Pekow & staff at UCMC.

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Always a pleasant visit with Dr. Pekow and staff. Very professional- I feel like they always "have my back" and I'm in good hands.

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It was fantastic. So happy with the results! :)

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