Edward S James

Edward S James, M.D.

1700 Luther Lane

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

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Edward S James, M.D.


1700 Luther Lane

Suite 2200

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068



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As an oncologist, my primary focus is to care for my patients with the utmost respect and compassion while offering the most advanced cancer treatments. Dr. James is available for general Hematology Oncology consultation with expertise in the management of patients with gastro-intestinal cancers.

About Me

  • Medical Specialties: Hematology/OncologyOncologyHematology
  • Gender:
  • Age: 39
  • Years in Practice:
  • Secondary Languages: Tamil



  • Fellowship: Yale University School of Medicine, Oncology Hematology
  • Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Medical School: Christian Medical College

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Ratings and Comments

Edward S James, M.D.

4.8 out of 5

57 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.6 out of 5

51 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.8 out of 5

57 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.9 out of 5

57 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.8 out of 5

57 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.9 out of 5

56 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.8 out of 5

57 Patient Ratings


Always listens and helps plan the next course of treatment

Reviewed on December 2, 2018 6:00 PM

We like Dr. James very much he is easy to talk to.

Reviewed on December 1, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. James and his entire staff are experts in every way. They know how to treat people and save lives every day. Test results available on line.

Reviewed on November 18, 2018 6:00 PM

My visit was excellent. I really like Dr. James

Reviewed on November 5, 2018 6:00 PM

I'm very happy with this provider. In one chemo for cancer.

Reviewed on November 5, 2018 6:00 PM

i wish i could get more answers and that the doctor spent a little more time talking to me about what is best for me now and in the future

Reviewed on October 31, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good experience!

Reviewed on October 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Great guy, I can tell he's invested in the care he gives.

Reviewed on September 29, 2018 7:00 PM

He's my Oncologist and very good, he listens and explains everything very well.

Reviewed on August 3, 2018 7:00 PM

he is a wonderful caring doctor, I'm very satisfied with his care, I give him a ten.

Reviewed on August 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Had a good experience great staff.

Reviewed on July 13, 2018 7:00 PM

I have a pleasant experience with this provider, in every visit. He is always cordial & willing to explain about the things I want to know about my physical & health conditions. He treat me as if I am a member of the family.

Reviewed on July 5, 2018 7:00 PM

I feel Dr James is always good to me

Reviewed on July 1, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. James is an excellent doctor. He is very caring and very informed about what treatments works the best.

Reviewed on June 26, 2018 7:00 PM

I am very confident & happy to have this doctor, Dr. James.

Reviewed on June 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. James is a good doctor. He explained what he was looking for and what the possible reasons for my elevated white count could be.

Reviewed on June 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. James is an excellent doctor. I would recommend him to anyone in my situation.

Reviewed on May 31, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent provider. MD asked questions & answered my questions, as well. Did not rush through visit, giving full attention to my concerns.

Reviewed on May 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent, very good.

Reviewed on May 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent visit.

Reviewed on April 30, 2018 7:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • Coventry Workers Comp PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Harken Health Choice Plus
  • Harken Health Compass Plus
  • Health Alliance HMO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicaid Managed Care Plan
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS


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