James Stephen Spitz, M.D.

James Stephen Spitz, M.D.

James Stephen Spitz, M.D.

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Conditions & Procedures

Conditions

Abscess, Anismus, Appendix, Colon Cancer, Cyst, Fissure, Fistula, Gallbladder, Gallbladder Disease, Hemorrhoids, Hernia, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Lipoma, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Polyp, Pruritus, Rectal Bleeding, Rectal Cancer, Rectal Drainage, Rectal Pain, Rectal Tear, Skin Lesion

Procedures

Abdominal Hernia Repair, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Colon, Colon/Rectal Surgery, Colonoscopy, Gastrointestinal Oncologic Surgery, General Surgery, Inguinal Hernia Repair, Minimally Invasive Colon Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hernia Surgery, Minimally Invasive Rectal Surgery, Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Catheter, Port-a-cath, Rectal Surgery

General Information

Gender

Male

Affiliation

NorthShore Medical Group

Expertise

Colon/Rectal Surgery

Academic Rank

Clinical Assistant Professor

Languages

English

Board Certified

Colon & Rectal Surgery, Surgery

Clinical Service

Education, Training & Fellowships

Medical School

Chicago Medical School Finch UHS, 1989

Internship

Chicago Medical School Finch UHS, 1990

Residency

University of Illinois Medical Center and Clinics, 1996

Fellowship

University of Illinois Medical Center and Clinics, 1993
Cook County Hospital, 1997

Locations

A

NorthShore Medical Group

2050 Pfingsten Rd.
Suite 128
Glenview, IL 60026
847.570.1700 847.503.4351 fax Get Directions This location is wheelchair accessible.
B

NorthShore Medical Group

9650 Gross Point Rd.
Suite 3900
Skokie, IL 60076
847.570.1700 847.503.4351 fax Get Directions This location is wheelchair accessible.
C

NorthShore Medical Group

225 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Suite 1500
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
847.570.1700 847.503.4351 fax Get Directions This location is wheelchair accessible.

Insurance

Commercial Plans
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO and EPO
  • Aetna Health Network Options
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Aetna QPOS
  • Aetna Savings Plus
  • Aetna Select
  • Beechstreet PPO Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPO Products
    Not Contracted Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield HMOI
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna LocalPlus
  • Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
  • Cigna Open Access Plus with CareLink (OAPC)
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO (an Aetna Company)
  • Coventry Health Care Elect Choice EPO
  • Coventry Health Care First Health PPO
  • Galaxy Health PPO Network
  • Great West PPO/POS
  • Healthcare's Finest Network (HFN)
  • Humana - All Commercial Plans (including Choice Care)
  • Humana - NorthShore Complete Care
  • Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan and PHCS PPO Network (Including PHCS Savility)
  • NorthShore Employee Network
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider PPO Network (TRPN)
  • Tricare
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare - All Commercial Plans
    Not Contracted United Healthcare Core
    Not Contracted United Healthcare Navigate
Exchange Plans
  • Aetna Whole Health Chicago
  • Not Contracted Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPO Products
    Not Contracted Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Precision HMO
  • Coventry (PPO)
  • Harken Health - an Affiliate of United Healthcare
    Verify physician participation and out of pocket expenses with Harken
  • Land of Lincoln Health Traditional PPO
  • Not Contracted United Healthcare Compass
Medicaid
  • Illinois Department of Public Aid (IDPA)
  • Illinicare ICP
  • Community Care Partners
Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Aetna Medicare (SM) Plan (HMO)
  • Aetna Medicare (SM) Plan (PPO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Advantage HMO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Premier HMO-POS
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Primary HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus PFFS
  • HumanaChoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - All Medicare Plans
Medicare Medicaid Alignment Initiative (MMAI) Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Community
  • HealthSpring
  • Humana
  • Illinicare Health Plan
  • Meridian Complete

In the News

Apr 2016