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"I take pride in combining respectful, compassionate care with focused, individualized attention. I address both the concerns and unique needs of each ...Read more
"I take pride in combining respectful, compassionate care with focused, individualized attention. I address both the concerns and unique needs of each person, while simultaneously providing well-informed, state-of-the-art surgical therapies and treatments." Dr. Unti was listed in "Top Doctors: Chicago Metro Area" published by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd., 2003-2012. He also received the Patient's Choice Award in 2012. Dr. Unti has a master's degree in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety from Northwestern University's Institute for Healthcare Quality.

James Unti, MD, MS, FACS

Colon and Rectal Surgery, General 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 Colon Surgery Colonic Ileal Pouch Procedure
Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer Surgery Colorectal Surgery
Endoscopy Hemorrhoid Treatment Hemorrhoidectomy
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery Laparoscopic Surgery Oncology Procedures
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 Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repairs Moles Skin Problems and Lesions
Thyroid Tumors Ulcerative Colitis Anal Fissures
Anorectal Abscesses Anorectal Fistulas Bowel Obstruction
Colon Polyps Diverticulosis Gallstones
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Pilonidal Cysts Rectal Polyps
Thyroid Cysts Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer
Condyloma Hernia Rectal Cancer
Rectal Prolapse Skin Cancer Skin Lesions
Skin Pathology