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James Diesfeld, MD

Dr. Diesfeld is a pain medicine doctor in the Chicago area. He is affiliated with Swedish Covenant Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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Dr. Diesfeld saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more spinal stenosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more fibromyalgia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more sprained back patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more sciatica patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more herniated disc patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more neck pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more chronic pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more osteoarthritis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more tendonitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more drug addiction patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Diesfeld saw more spondylosis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more spondylolisthesis patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw more scoliosis patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Diesfeld saw opiate dependence patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Diesfeld sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Chicago Pain Medicine Center – Norwegian American Hospital
1044 N Francisco Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
954 miles away
Chicago Pain Medicine Center – Swedish Covenant Hospital
5215 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
958 miles away
  • Spanish
  • Russian
Chicago Pain Medicine Center – St. Bernard Hospital
6307 S Stewart Ave
Chicago, IL 60621
948 miles away

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Credentials
  • American University of The Caribbean
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1989

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Pain Medicine
    3. Pain Medicine
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Anesthesiology
    3. Pain Medicine
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Pain Medicine
    3. Interventional Pain Medicine
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Anesthesiology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Diesfeld is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Swedish Covenant Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Norwegian-American Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • St Bernard Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • Thorek Memorial Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield