Optima Medical Associates


  • 1050 Essington Rd Joliet, IL 60435-8415 (815) 729-0129

Doctors in Optima Medical Associates

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • 4 star hospital
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  • 4 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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Optima Medical Associates Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 47 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Optima Medical Associates when asked is good. Optima Medical Associates has been reviewed by 47 patients. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Optima Medical Associates as provided by patient reviews is 30 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Optima Medical Associates Summary


  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors™
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Loyola University Stritch School Of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Provena St Marys Hospital
  • Silver Cross Hospital
  • Provena St Joseph Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • Data not available


  • Internist

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Unicare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Humana

Information about Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment.

Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like Optima Medical Associates that specializes in internal medicine.

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing


Optima Medical Associates Details

2 are board certified
1 went to a top rated school
30 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on Vitals.com
2 are male
3.03 average overall rating

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