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John Hamby, MD

Philosophy of Care

I believe in honest, straightforward communication where my patients understand all aspects of their medical care and is centered around the physician and patient relationship. I utilize conservative nonoperative treatment when possible and careful modern minimally invasive surgical techniques when operative intervention needed .

  • General


    • Surgery
    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Years in Practice: 32


    • Surgery

    Accepts both children and adults


    • English

    Broad scope of general surgery all ages, advanced laparoscopic surgery including colon, breast disease, gall bladder, hernia, adrenal, GERD and paraesophageal hernia.

    Golf, cycling, skiing, snowboarding, tennis, running, overseas mission trips

  • Education

    School Rush Medical College
    Graduation Date 05/1981
    Degree MD

    School Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center

    School Medical Center of Delaware
    Title Resident in General Surgery

  • Procedures

    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Appendectomy
    • Benign and Malignant Skin Excision / Skin Lesions
    • Breast Surgery
    • Cholecystectomy / Gall Bladder
    • Colon Surgery
    • General Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic Surgery)
    • Pilonidal Cysts
    • Port Placements
    • Rectal / Anal Surgery (Not Hemorrhoids)
    • Rectal Surgery
    • Surgical Oncology
    • Trauma
    • Vascular Surgery
  • Memberships

    • Fellow American College of Surgeons
    • American Medical Association
    • Illinois State Medical Society
    • DuPage County Medical Society
    • Metropolitan Chicago Chapter of American College of Surgeons
    • Society for Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
    • American Society of Breast Surgeons
    • Elmhurst Physician Association Board Member
    • Elmcare Board Member
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Medical Director Trauma Dept, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, 2009 to Present
    Date 01/2000

Health Topics Posts
By Dr. John Hamby
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Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health
By DuPage Medical Group Surgery
Some topics may be embarrassing to talk about, even with your doctor. Learn about a few common nipple issues including nipple inversion and nipple discharge.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer & Women's Health
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