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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Tuchek is Good. Dr. Tuchek has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.3
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

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 38 hospital affiliations:

  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center 
  • Resurrection Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James Michael Tuchek DO and FACS is a male Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. James M. Tuchek practice?
Dr. James Tuchek has 4 office locations.
Dr. James Tuchek practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near East Chicago, IN.
Additional practice locations include: Chicago, IL and Maywood, IL.
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