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"Treat people with respect. Treat people with dignity. Treat people with compassion. Most importantly, listen to patients' concerns and treat them as competently as possible." Dr. Unti obtained a Master's Degree in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety.

James Unti, MD, MS, FACS

General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery


Affiliations Presence Health Partners
Unite Here Health
Hospitals Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago
Years in practice 27
Languages spoken English, Spanish
Board certifications Colon and Rectal Surgery, General Surgery
Education Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago ; Columbus Hospital (Closed), Chicago (Residency) ; John H. Stroger, Jr., Hospital of Cook County (Cook County Hospital), Chicago (Fellowship)
Extended/Weekend Hours Evening and weekend hours Handicap Accessible Handicap accessible Convenient Parking Convenient parking
Office 1
830 W. Diversey Pkwy.
Chicago, IL 60614
Ph 773.880.6040
Fax 773.880.6107
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Extended/Weekend Hours Handicap Accessible Convenient Parking




Accepts Most Health Plans 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 Corphealth
CorVel PPO CorVel Workers Comp Coventry/First Health
Discounts for the Uninsured Evercare (UHC) Evolutions Healthcare
Family Health Network - MAID First Health (Coventry) Galaxy Health Network
Great West HMO (CIGNA) Great West PPO, POS (CIGNA) Harmony Health Plan HMO
HealthSpring MARE Advntg HMO HFN PPO HMO Illinois
Humana HMO Humana PPO POS IlliniCare (Medicaid)
Illinois Health Connect (MAID) Magellan Behavioral Health Managed Health Network
Medicaid Medicare Medicare HMO Plans
Medicare HMO-Sterling Only MedSolutions Meridian Health Plan
Multiplan / PHCS PPO Multiplan / PHCS Savility National EPO
National POS-Open Access NPPN NPPN-Natl Pref Providers Ntwk
Payment/Financing Plan PHCS PPO, EPO (Multiplan) Preferred Plan Inc. PPO
Sliding Scale Plan UHC Ever Care Medicare Advntg UHC HMO
UHC Medicare UHC PPO POS Workers Compensation
Blue Cross Medicare Advntg HMO Blue Cross/BS Medicare Select Interplan Health Group
Tricare / Champus APS Healthcare Bethesda Personal Care/Coventry Health
Physician Benefit Trust (PBT) Secure Horizons UHC MARE Advtg Unicare Health Plans
United Health Care MARE Select Caterpillar, Inc. Cenpatico (Illinicare)
Community Partners Health Plan Dreyer Medical Clinic, Inc. Evercare/UHC Medicare Advtg
Health Alliance Medicare Advtg MetLife Dental Savility (PHCS, Multiplan)
Union Health Services Wellcare Wellcare Medicare Advantage
Personal Care/Coventry MAR Adv Provena Hospice Presence Health EPO / BCBS PPO
Blue Choice PPO
Anal Surgery Bowel Surgery Breast Cancer Surgery
Colon Surgery Colonic Ileal Pouch Procedure Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer Surgery Colorectal Surgery
Endoscopy Hemorrhoid Treatment Hemorrhoidectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy Hernia Surgery Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery Oncology Procedures Pilonidal Cystectomy
Reconstructive Procedures Reconstructive Rectal Procedures Rectal Polyp Resection
Rectal Prolapse Repair Rectal Prolapse, Correction Rectal Prolapse, Correction
Rectal Surgery Rectal Tumor Resection Rectovaginal Fistula Repair
Sphincter-Preserving Surgery Surgical Oncology Transanal Resection
Cancer / Oncology Patients Colon Problems Crohn's Disease
Cysts Fecal Incontinence Fistulas
Hemorrhoids Moles Skin Problems and Lesions
Thyroid Tumors Ulcerative Colitis Warts
Anal Fissures Anorectal Abscesses Anorectal Fistulas
Bowel Obstruction Colon Polyps Diverticulosis
Gallstones Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Pilonidal Cysts
Rectal Polyps Thyroid Cysts Colon Cancer
Abscess Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer
Condyloma Fissures Gallbladder Disorders
Gastrointestinal Problems Hernia Rectal Cancer
Rectal Prolapse Skin Cancer Skin Lesions
Skin Pathology Gallbladder Disease Anorectal Problems