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"I see the whole family - kids, parents, grandparents, and even great-grandparents. I like establishing a personal connection with all my patients. I ...Read more
"I see the whole family - kids, parents, grandparents, and even great-grandparents. I like establishing a personal connection with all my patients. I take the time to get to know them, to answer their questions, and to make them feel comfortable."

Peter Jurgen Kiefer, M.D.

Family Medicine


Affiliations Presence Medical Group
Presence Health Partners
Unite Here Health
Hospitals Presence Resurrection Medical Center
Years in practice 34
Languages spoken English, German
Board certifications Family Medicine
Education University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago ; Resurrection Medical Center - Resurrection Health Care, Chicago (Residency)
Extended/Weekend Hours Evening and weekend hours Handicap Accessible Handicap accessible Convenient Parking Convenient parking
Office 1
1792 E. Oakton St.
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Ph 847.827.4496
Fax 847.827.1256
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Handicap Accessible Convenient Parking




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 CIGNA Care Network CIGNA Choice Fund
CIGNA HMO CIGNA Open Access/Open Access+ CIGNA PPO (State of IL)
CIGNA PPO POS Coresource CorVel PPO
CorVel Workers Comp 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
Medicare HMO-Sterling Only Multiplan / PHCS PPO Multiplan / PHCS Savility
NPPN NPPN-Natl Pref Providers Ntwk PHCS PPO, EPO (Multiplan)
Preferred Plan Inc. PPO UHC Ever Care Medicare Advntg UHC HMO
UHC PPO POS Workers Compensation Aetna Choice POS / SmartCare
Blue Choice PPO
Pap Exams Preventive Medicine
Adolescent Health Care of Geriatric Patients Cholesterol Problems
Diabetes Weight Loss Preventive Care

Dr. Peter Keifer received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. He completed his residency in family medicine at Resurrection Medical Center. He is board certified in family medicine. His clinical interests include cholesterol problems, diabetes, weight loss, adolescent health, care of geriatric patients and preventive medicine.

As a clinical instructor at Rush Medical College, Dr. Keifer teaches day-to-day primary care to first year medical students.

Dr. Keifer speaks German. He is on the Medical Staff of Resurrection Medical Center and other community hospitals in the neighborhood. His office participates in Medicare and Medicaid, as well as most major HMO, PPO and conventional insurance plans. He is currently accepting new patients.