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Dr. Carl J Albun Is this you?

About Dr. Carl J Albun

Dr. Carl J Albun, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hoffman Estates, IL. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carl J Albun is Good. Dr. Carl J Albun has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Carl J Albun is 2.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Northwest Health Care Associates-Hoffman Estates

1555 Barrington Rd Ste 2300B
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
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Specialties

Dr. Carl J Albun has the following 2 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Carl J Albun has the following 10 expertise

  • Celiac Disease
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Dr. Carl J Albun has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Carl J Albun is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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One Star

Horrible bedside manner. He didn't want to be bothered with my medical question. I was prescribed an antibiotic which gave me a migraine so I asked for a different antibiotic. His response was, "go to your primary physician." he continuously cut me off as I attempted to explain the problem. Stay away!!!!

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Worst Experience Ever

I had him when I was in the hospital at St. Alexian. Every day I had a different doctor if it wasnt Dr. Song or Aziz it was Albun. Most of these doctors came in and saw me for 2 minutes and left-- charging me a huge bill. Dr. Albun I remember specifically because he asked how I was, pocked my abdomen, and then said ok we will keep monitoring and left. He didnt really listen to any of my complaints and at that time I was so sick I really needed a doctor who showed SOME compassion- he showed none. The person taking care of the billing at their office is pretty mean too- not really willing to work with patients who cant afford the hundreds of dollars they charge for 5 minutes of their time. Just super dissapointed....

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Five Stars

The man cured me of a life threatening condition need I say more.

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Ok doc.

Having type II diabetes, IBS, some high liver ratings and am considering bariatric surgery. My visit with Albun was to review the liver scores and need for a colonoscopy. He generously spent time discussing these concerns and regarding my concerns for bariatric surgery, he shared his experience with post-surgery patients. He does not over prescribe drugs, prescribed none for me and reassuringly explained why none were needed, and was satisfied with my self management of the IBS.

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Stay Away

Waited 30 minutes for appt when was there early! room walls very thin, can hear everything discussed in other rooms, can we say HIPPA laws? Dr. laughed at me when told him had been nauses for 3 months, tried to set up procedure with procedure phone number, number went straight to voicemail, left message, never got back to me, called main number and said there were only 2 people scheduling for 5 doctors (not my problem) was told to hold a min and a scheduler was on phone within 5 seconds (amazing), dr has poor bedside manner, went in for procedure and he acted like he had no idea who i was, after procedure was rude and prescribed same meds he did 2 weeks prior like he didn't even look at chart b4 talking to me. Nurse at original appt asked exact same questions that were asked on paperwork I HAD to fill out right before appt. if youre gonna ask the same questions why have the paperwork? VERY DISAPPOINTED, looking for new specialist!!!

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  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Carl J Albun accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO

Locations & Directions

Northwest Health Care Associates-Hoffman Estates, 1555 Barrington Rd Ste 2300B, Hoffman Estates, IL
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