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About Dr. James L Hartje

Dr. James L Hartje, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Sioux City, IA. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

30 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James L Hartje is Good. Dr. James L Hartje has been rated by 30 patients. From those 30 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James L Hartje is 3.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address


2730 Pierce St Ste 403
Sioux City, IA 51104
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Dr. James L Hartje has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James L Hartje has the following 10 expertise

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

Dr. James L Hartje has 0 board certified specialties

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One Star

Horrible experience!! Went in to see Dr because I was having diarrhea and vomiting and he saw me literally for 5 mins and that ws it I called into the office today because I still have my symptoms and his assistant told me oh well you didn't write down that you had diarrhea when you came in (like if I was at a restaurant and didn't tell the waitress that I wanted something) and mind you when I went I had to fill out a lot of paperwork where I put my symptoms. His assistant is also very rude. Horrible experience!!

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Concerned, honest, genuine!

Dr. Hartje and his staff are "the best"! Yes, he called BOTH my husband and myself, post op, to inquire about us! HE called, personally! He was calming, professional, and very kind! A wonderful Dr. Trust him implicitly.

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Scheduled a routine colonoscopy. Called office and easy to set a date and time. Procedure was professionally done and a follow up call was made that afternoon to see how I was feeling.

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T-shirt and blue jeans??? C'mon!

Dr Hartje performed my colonoscopy dressed in blue jeans and a black t-shirt. His nurses and technicians were all dressed appropriately in scrubs. My husband thought he was a janitor, not a doctor. I was not impressed by him.

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Six of my family members (including my husband and I) have had Dr. Hartje for a variety of problems. I never heard one negative comment and the problems were solved. We always remember how wonderful he was to our mother.

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  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • University Of Iowa Roy J And Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • University Of Kansas Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James L Hartje accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry NE PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
  • Wellmark
    • Wellmark Alliance Select

Locations & Directions

Gastroenterology, 2730 Pierce St Ste 403, Sioux City, IA
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