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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 .


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
Based on 63 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

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


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Surgery


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


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


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


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Rush Medical College
    Graduation Date 05/1981
    Degree MD

    INTERNSHIPS
    School Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center

    RESIDENCY
    School Medical Center of Delaware
    Title Resident in General Surgery

  • Procedures

    Surgery
    • 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

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.8
    Based on 63 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.6
    62 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    62 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    62 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    62 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    62 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.9
    62 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    62 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    62 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9
    61 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.6
    60 ratings


    Comments (3)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    4.9
    Mar 15, 2019
    I have the highest regards for *Dr. Hamby. Very professional.  
    5.0
    Feb 26, 2019
    *Dr. Hamby is the same doctor used by two other people I know. We would all recommend him.  
    4.8
    Sep 19, 2018
    excellent  
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