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About Dr. John A Hoelscher

Dr. John A Hoelscher, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Alton, IL. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Hoelscher has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John A Hoelscher is Excellent. Dr. John A Hoelscher has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John A Hoelscher is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Alton Internal Medicine

2 Memorial Dr Ste 220
Alton, IL 62002
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Dr. John A Hoelscher has the following 1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss
  • Physical
  • Heartburn
  • Check-up
  • Vaccination


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I have been going to Dr. Hoelscher for a long time. I trust him and his staff.My late grandma and few other family members have trusted him as well.

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Most caring doctor I have ever used.

At 66 years of age, I have had several doctors over the years. He is the best I have ever had. He listens to you, and does not try to cut me off. He asks questions and really listens to me. He is so popular, he has to decline most requests for new patients. This is man that really cares about people.

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You won't find better.

After AMH ER rent a doc told me I was having an anxiety attack and sent me on my way, he refused their diagnosis and discovered I had immediately life threatening pulmonary embolism in both lungs even though initial ER bloodwork did not indicate this. He thinks outside the box and listens to his patients. For 3 years he researched and referred me to more than a dozen other Specialists until one finally discovered the reason for my suddenly declining health in my 40s. She worked with Dr. H to develop a treatment plan. 7 years later I have moved 1000 miles away and still travel back for my appointments. You won't find better than Dr. Hoelscher.

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5 minutes
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C. Swanson

I've been seeing Dr. Hoelscher for 7 years now. You won't find anyone that handles his patients any better. Spends the time with you that you need. He's not always available to see you on short notice, but his assistants are also excellent.

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Great Doctor

I would highly recommend Dr. Hoelscher if and when he has any openings. I have always felt he LISTENS to me and asks questions to get information needed to diagnose my symptoms.He is very professional and concerned. I do feel sometimes he is under a time schedule because has so many patients and is a little sidetracked. I think he is schedule is sometimes too tight.

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25.0 minutes
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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2016, 2013, 2015, 2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2012, 2011, 2015, 2013)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2016)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Education

    37 Years Experience

  • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • University Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John A Hoelscher accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem MO Blue Preferred Options
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry KS PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • Coventry OA EPO Exchange - KS/MO
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Alton Internal Medicine, 2 Memorial Dr Ste 220, Alton, IL


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