Dr. W. james Chon

Nephrology and Dialysis
Chicago, IL
24 years experience male

Locations

University of Chicago Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Address

5758 S. Maryland Ave., Suite 5D, Chicago, IL
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(773) 834-3745

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Medicare

Aetna

AFLAC

Cigna

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

Dr. W. James Chon is an experienced transplant nephrologist. He specializes in the evaluation of donors and recipients for kidney transplantation. Dr. Chon has extensive experience in post-transplant treatment, particularly in the management of immunosuppressive therapy for these patients. Dr. Chon has been actively involved in numerous clinical research projects that deal with complex medical issues in renal transplant candidates and recipients.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Nephrology and Dialysis, Board Certified

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: Illinois, Kansas, Missouri

Languages spoken

Korean

Doctor Q&A

355 Answers
256 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Anti-rejection meds: Pregnancy in renal transplant recipients needs to be a planned and carefully monitored one. Mycophenolate mofefil (CellCept) and mycophenolate sodium ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Azotemia: Azotemia refers to a state where a person's blood levels of nitrogenous compounds such as urea and creatinine are abnormally high.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Scarring: Glomerulosclerosis refers to scarring of the glomeruli, which are the filter units of the kidney. Renal scarring is a more inclusive term that also i ... Read More

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Testimonials
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May 4, 2015
Dr. Chon is a first-rate physician who combines an excellent fund of knowledge with a kind and patient manner. I am very pleased that he has joined us here at HealthTap.
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Nov 11, 2015
Hi, its Arthur Braun, I really miss you on Healthtap. Arthur Braun [email protected] #nationaldoctorsday2016 #virtualflower1
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Jan 25, 2015
Dr. Chon is a superb clinician only surpassed by his caring and empathy for his patients.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Chronic fever/neck swelling 1yr+ but bloods & U/S ok - was told I'm ok
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Thank you, this news article was very helpful! I very much wonder if I had this? It makes sense...
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This article was very helpful! Thanks :) My husband had PKD and any information is helpful.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

University of Rochester Medical Center
Completed 1999

Awards

2013 Super Doctors
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Fellow, American Society of Nephrology

Affiliations

American Society Of Transplantation
American Society Of Nephrology
International Society Of Nephrology
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