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Dr. Emelita Co, MD

Primary Care Doctor, Internist

Oak Park, IL

About Dr. Emelita Co

Emelita Co is an interested and considerate internist serving the community of Oak Park, IL. Dr. Co attended University of the East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center College of Medicine, where she received her medical degree, and completed her residency in internal medicine at MacNeal Hospital. Dr. Co is a part of Chicago Health Medical Group and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She speaks English, Spanish and Tagalog fluently, which makes her widely accessible to patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Dr. Co is deeply committed to the well-being of her patients. She takes a thorough and precise approach to her consultations to ensure that her is consistently giving accurate diagnoses.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • MacNeal Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of the East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • MacNeal Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of the East (Bachelor’s)

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1396813069

Overall rating
4.5
Recent reviews
She was like no doctor I’ve ever seen before, she is very interactive with others. Made me laugh and feel comfortable
She was like no doctor I’ve ever seen before, she is very interactive with others. Made me laugh and feel comfortable
Tatiana C. · June 26, 2019
I didn't feel comfortable or welcomed. I got the impression that she thought I was lying since she asked me thesame question more than once.
I didn't feel comfortable or welcomed. I got the impression that she thought I was lying since she asked me the same question more than once.
Initials hidden · Less than 6 months ago

Dr. Emelita Co's office location

Loyola Medical Group - Oak Park

137 N Oak Park Ave, Suite 125

Oak Park, IL 60301

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Extremely long wait time but my provider was very sweet and helpful in my healing.

Less than 3 months ago
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Very satisfying visit. Staff are friendly and treats you like a family. Highly recommended.

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She was like no doctor I’ve ever seen before, she is very interactive with others. Made me laugh and feel comfortable

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I didn't feel comfortable or welcomed. I got the impression that she thought I was lying since she asked me the same question more than once.

Less than 6 months ago
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She is smart and practical ! Dr Co is the best Internist/Primary Care Physican that I’ve had ! Let’s hope this Physical Therapy Helps my Ruptured Disk ????

Less than 1 year ago
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Very professional.... excellent service from the moment I stepped in the clinic.... very kind and courteous.

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Great Dr really cares for her patients! Seriously!

Less than 1 year ago
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She was wonderful. Explained everything to make sure I was educated on my health

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Dr. Co was extremely friendly and went above and beyond to make sure I felt comfortable throughout my visit. She was extremely knowledgeable and I would recommend going to her.

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I love Dr. Co . She takes great care of her patients. Not only does she treat illnesses, she encourages the personal success of her patients.

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Dr. Co is very personable, friendly, and calm. She's got a relaxed manner when discussing health and isn't judgmental or pushy. Great doc!

More than 1 year ago
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Attentive & responsive. Great!

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I really appreciate the thorough way that Dr. Co listens to me, asks questions, and provides sensible ideas and treatment recommendations. While we might occasionally disagree on a course of action, I never feel that she is dismissive of me or my concerns. I think Dr. Co is an excellent doctor, I highly recommend her, and I am sincerely grateful for her care and understanding.

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I am a new patient with Doctor Emelita Co and I have to say that she has gain in me a patient for life....she was so caring and professional at the same time. It is hard to find great doctors these days that don't rush you in and out.

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My past visit with Dr. Co was prompt, informative. I appreciated their friendly and wholehearted manner of service. Dr. Co and her staffs are indeed good doctors and nurses who are like affectionate mothers.

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Very good.

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We were the first patients and we don't have to wait that long.

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First visit to Emelita's office. Had a good experience, was treated respectfully, all issues I wanted to talk about were addressed. I was a little worried going in because I had the last appointment of the day. It's just human nature to be tried and want to go home at that point, but Emelita did not indicate that at all. She gave me her full attention and professionalism.

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Dr. Emelita went above and beyond in treating me. I've actually never experienced that level of friendly and thorough in a doctor before. I came in for a re-fill and to seek counsel on a new medication for an old issue and she really listened to me. She even did a mole check and a general health exam since i have sinus issues. She was extremely friendly as well and conversed with me on a few life topics. I was looking for a primary doctor since moving to Illinois, and I found a great one. There was a lot of forms to fill out in the beginning but i was seen right away. allow extra time to fill them out if you are a new patient.

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Was not informed I had prescriptions filled until looking on patient portal. I was not aware she was finished examining me until the MA got me. Didn't say we're done or bye or follow up.

More than 1 year ago
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Prompt and thorough. Great office staff!

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Pleasant, friendly and capable office staff -- they made sure to recommend way to get lab work done without inappropriate charge. The doctor listens and is responsive to questions and concerns. Good suggestions for treatment. And not a long wait for the docotor

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I appreciate talking with a doctor who speaks plainly and doesn't need to sugarcoat what might be causing my medical concerns. Dr. Co listened, asked pertinent questions, and helped me get started on the things I needed to accomplish. Every person in her office was friendly, and seemed interested in providing me with the information I needed in order to make an informed decision about my options. I would recommend Dr. Co to anyone looking for a primary care physician.

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Most refreshing visit I've ever had ! We covered my concerns, shed some light on tangible solutions . My tests were ordered immediately, staff just as warm and friendly as Dr. Co. I'm extremely happy with choosing her as my physician!!

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It is good. I am satisfied with their wholehearted service.

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Always a pleasure. Professional and knowledgeable. Understands and respects my background.

More than 1 year ago
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The staff was very pleasant! Didn't have to wait much to be seen! Doctor Co was great. She listened and rather than typing away when talking we actually had a conversation.

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Great spirit. She was honest and very informative.

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I am warmly welcomed by Doctor Emelita and her assistants as having a appointment with them. So I feel delighted and safe to meet them.

More than 1 year ago
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not a good match foe me is was ok

More than 1 year ago
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She seemed very concerned and has excellent bedside manners.

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She is energetic and has great enthusiasm towards health. Knows the right questions to ask, understanding, listens, cares and is compationate. I definitely came out of the appointment ready to get well! My search to find an excellent doctor has ended!

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Our visits with Dr. Co are always informative and she makes us feel comfortable. We never wait more than 20 minutes to see her. She was open and honest with all of our questions and very focused on our appointments. We definitely will continue to see Dr. Co.

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She was extremely unprofessional and disturbing. As I was waiting to be examined she started asking what I thought about Obama and telling me how she disagreed with him forcing healthcare practitioners to support murder through abortions and contraception. She then proceeded to tell me how she has convinced patients to not have abortions. It was completely jarring to experience this while I was sitting there in stirrups and I felt very vulnerable.

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Very smooth. I was seen right away on my appointment time. The doctor is very nice and very accommodating. She explains what she was seeing as she does the examination. Highly recommended.

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My visits are always great with doctor Co.

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It was great as usual. In and out in a reasonable amount of time. Also very pleasant

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It was fantastic!

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she had many patients in the office at the time of my visit, but i got treated by her staff and herself like i was the only on there. It was very comfortable talking with the doctor and she took time and care to see to my need. Excellent service

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The Doctor was very nice and personable, however, when I go to the Doctor for contraception (I needed a refill for my birthcontrol) I don't appreciate being given a lecture about how I need to have kids, or a period, or to take a break from birth control. I'm an adult and am more than able to make my own decisions especially when it comes to something that involves a lifetime commitment and a significant personal and financial investment. She did end up writing me the perscription, but I am hesitant to go back there. I don't think that her personal views and mine will align well.

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The best doctor I ever had!!! I wish she takes my insurance so I can be with her again.

More than 1 year ago
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dr. co is great and cares about her patients

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She didnt give me all the treatment options because of her personal religious beliefs. While I share her beliefs, I was coming to her medical opinion not spiritual beliefs.

More than 1 year ago
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Great check-in process but the waiting room was dirty and she wasn't 100% thorough.

More than 1 year ago
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Very nice, focused on my main concerns, will be back in a month to follow up with her.

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Very personable and lovely. Will for sure go again :)

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It was good! I will go back to see her. My husband also see's her. We like her.

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Very competent and friendly.

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I liked my visit with the Dr.looking forward to the nxt visit

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