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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Tuchek is Good. Dr. Tuchek has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
Bedside Manner 3.1
Spends Time with Me 3.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Tuchek, DO, FACS is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases (Peripheral Artery Disease)
  • Tubal Ligation (Permanent Sterilization in Women)

Education & Awards

Dr. Tuchek graduated from Midwestern University, Downers Grove.


Dr. Tuchek has 39 hospital affiliations:

  • Macneal Memorial Hospital 
  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James Michael Tuchek DO and FACS is a male Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. James M. Tuchek practice?
Dr. James Tuchek has 24 office locations.
Dr. James Tuchek practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Munster, IN.
Additional practice locations include: Rock Island, IL and Berwyn, IL.
See Munster Surgeons and Munster Cardiothoracic Surgeons.