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"I view medicine as a true partnership between the patient and physician. Open communication is vital to making informed decisions when it comes to health care." Dr. Drugas is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, and Loyola University of Chicago. She was Chief Resident of General Surgery, and completed her fellowship in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Diane Drugas, MD, FACS

General Surgery

 

Affiliations Presence Medical Group
Presence Health Partners
Unite Here Health
Hospitals Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center-Joliet
Years in practice 23
Languages spoken English, Greek
Board certifications General Surgery
Education Chicago Medical School University of Health Sciences , University of Illinois Medical Center - University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago (Residency) , Cook County Hospital (Residency) , University of Illinois Medical Center - University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago (Fellowship)
Extended/Weekend Hours Evening and weekend hours Handicap Accessible Handicap accessible Convenient Parking Convenient parking
Office 1
410 E. Lincoln Hwy.
Suite 251
New Lenox, IL 60451
Ph 815.462.5545
Fax 815.462.5546
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Extended/Weekend Hours Handicap Accessible Convenient Parking

 

 

 

PREFERRED NETWORK ACCESS Aetna Better Health (Medicaid) Aetna Cofinity PPO
Aetna HMO Aetna Medicare Advantage Aetna PPO POS
All Kids (Medicaid) Beech Street (Viant) PPO Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice POS Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Choice Care PPO
Choice POS CIGNA Care Network CIGNA Choice Fund
CIGNA HMO CIGNA Open Access/Open Access+ CIGNA PPO (State of IL)
CIGNA PPO POS Coresource Coventry/First Health
Evolutions Healthcare Family Health Network - MAID First Health (Coventry)
Galaxy Health Network Great West HMO (CIGNA) Great West PPO, POS (CIGNA)
HealthSpring MARE Advntg HMO HFN PPO HMO Illinois
Humana HMO Humana PPO POS IlliniCare (Medicaid)
Illinois Health Connect (MAID) Illinois Healthy Woman - MAID Medicaid
Medicare Multiplan / PHCS PPO Multiplan / PHCS Savility
National EPO National HMO National POS-Open Access
Preferred Plan Inc. PPO UHC Ever Care Medicare Advntg UHC HMO
UHC PPO POS Workers Compensation Blue Cross Medicare Advntg HMO
Aetna Choice POS / SmartCare Tricare / Champus CorCare (CorVel)
First Health/Coventry Health Presence Health EPO / BCBS PPO Blue Choice PPO
Breast Biopsy Breast Cancer Surgery Breast Surgery
Breast Problems Breast Cancer

Diane Drugas, MD, FACS is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and also holds a certification in Advanced Trauma Life Support.

Dr. Drugas earned her undergraduate degree at The University of Wisconsin - Lacrosse and Loyola University of Chicago. She then received her medical degree from The University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School. She completed an internship and residency training at University of Illinois Hospital and Cook County Hospital where she was named Chief Resident. She also completed fellowship training at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Drugas is on the medical staff at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. Her clinical interests include breast surgery, trauma surgery and women’s health issues in addition to general surgery. She is also fluent in English and Greek.