James L. Fox, M.D.

James L. Fox, M.D.

James L. Fox, M.D.

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Personal Bio

Treatment Philosophy

“We have a long experience taking care of orthopaedic problems and are able to translate that experience into high quality care.” Dr. James Fox is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who provides general orthopaedic care, particularly fracture care and knee arthroscopy. In addition, he practices orthopaedic oncology, that is, treatment of bone issues related to both malignant (cancerous) and benign (non-cancerous) tumors. Dr. Fox employs the best treatments available for improving patients’ mobility and function, pain level and quality of life. Dr. Fox also established and runs OrthoAccess, Illinois Bone & Joint’s immediate care clinics for injuries that don’t require an emergency room visit. Dr. Fox and is committed to making prompt, high quality care available to patients. He guides his fracture patients through the entire healing process from the point of injury to rehabilitation and recovery and strives to restore the patient’s health as it was prior to the injury.

Personal Interests

A lifelong member of the North Shore community, Dr. Fox was inspired to become a physician by an uncle who was an obstetrician/gynecologist, who impressed him with his compassion and professionalism. He chose to specialize in orthopaedics because it enables him to solve patients’ problems and return them to health.

Conditions & Procedures

Conditions

Hand Pain & Injuries, Hip Pain & Injuries, Knee Pain & Injuries, Orthopaedic Oncology, Orthopaedic Trauma & Fractures, Shoulder Pain & Injuries, Workplace Issues

Procedures

Arthroscopic Surgery, Independent Medical Evaluations

General Information

Gender

Male

Affiliation

Independent Practitioner

Expertise

Orthopaedic Oncology, Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic Rank

Senior Clinician Educator

Languages

English

Board Certified

Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Service

Orthopaedic Trauma

Education, Training & Fellowships

Medical School

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1977

Internship

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, 1978

Residency

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, 1982

Fellowship

Rush-Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center, 1983
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1983

Locations

A

Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC

2401 Ravine Way
Suite 200
Glenview, IL 60025
847.724.4570
847.998.6365 fax

This location is wheelchair accessible.
B

Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC

2350 Ravine Way
Suite 600
Glenview, IL 60025
847.724.4570
847.998.4797 fax

This location is wheelchair accessible.
C

Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC

521 Green Bay Rd.
Wilmette, IL 60091
847.724.4570
847.998.6365 fax

This location is wheelchair accessible.

Insurance

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Aetna HMO/PPO/POS
BCBS HMOI
BCBS PPO *except Blue Choice IL
BCBS: Blue Advantage
CIGNA Choice Fund
CIGNA EPO
CIGNA Network
CIGNA Network Open Access
CIGNA POS
CIGNA POS Open Access
CIGNA PPO
CIGNA:Open Access Plus
Great West POS
Great West PPO
Humana Choice Care PPO
Humana IPA--HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Multiplan Admar PPO
Multiplan Formost PPO
Multiplan Health Network PPO
Multiplan Wellmark PPO
PHCS PPO
UHC *except Core & Navigate
Unicare PPO
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