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Primary Care Doctor, Family Practitioner
27 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Cottrell is Good. Dr. Cottrell has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Cottrell, DO is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Drug Abuse (Substance-Related Addiction Disorders)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Weight Loss

Education & Awards

Dr. Cottrell graduated from Midwestern University, Downers Grove. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Park Ridge, IL
Family Practitioner
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Cottrell has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Northwest Community Hospital 
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. John M Cottrell DO is a male Family Practitioner, has 27 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. John M. Cottrell practice?
Dr. John Cottrell has 3 office locations.
Dr. John Cottrell practices Family Medicine near Des Plaines, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Park Ridge, IL.
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