Dr. Jan Rakinic

Colon and Rectal Surgery
IL
37 years experience female

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Bio

Jan Rakinic, M.D. is the chief of Colorectal Surgery at Southern Illinois University in Springfield IL. She is the Head of the Colorectal Cancer Management Group at Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU. She is the Program Director of the Southern Illinois University Residency Program in Colon and Rectal Surgery. She is a Director of the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, a Senior Board Examiner for the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, and a member of the Review Board for Colon and Rectal Surgery for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Licenses

United States: Illinois

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

272 Answers
23 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
37 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Read advice first: Pediatricians always give an informatoin sheet when little ones get shots. Read that first. If that doesn't provide you with guidance,then yes, call t ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
37 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Ignore: DO see your doctor for evaluation. DON'T ignore bleeding.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
37 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Ignore: I was more active This problem cramps my style; see doctor for tips.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rakinic is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rakinic is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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May 1, 2012
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Dear DR.Rakinic, Thank you for your help. Really appreciated your answer. This website is very important to many patients and thanks again for your service. Stuart
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tulane University School of Medicine, LA
Graduated 1983MD
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