Axel W. Joob, MD

Specialty: Cardiovascular & Thoracic SurgeryThoracic Surgery

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Axel W. Joob, MD

Specialty: Cardiovascular & Thoracic SurgeryThoracic Surgery

Independent practitioner Advocate Medical Group provider

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Advocate Heart Institute

1875 Dempster Street

Suite 265

Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Office: 847-723-1550

Fax: 847-723-1551

Meet Axel W. Joob, MD

About me

  • Gender:
  • Clinical interests: Bypass Surgery-CoronaryCardiac SurgeryCardiovascular/Thoracic SurgeryMinimally Invasive Thoracic SurgeryOff Pump Coronary Artery BypassThoracic Aortic DiseaseThoracosopic LobectomyTransmyocardial RevascularizationValve SurgeryValvular Heart Disease
  • Related website: https://www.advocatehealth.com/amg/

Credentials

Education

  • Fellowship: University Of Virginia Medical Center
  • Residency: University Of Virginia Medical Center
  • Internship: University Of Virginia Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Michigan

Board certifications

  • Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • SIHO PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 357 patient ratings.

Comments

June 24, 2020 8:10 AM

I just to say Axel W. Joob and his team are very good.

June 22, 2020 1:32 PM

top of the line doctor, nurses and receptionists

June 22, 2020 1:32 PM

excellent

June 16, 2020 8:04 AM

I think Dr. Joob is one of the best doctors on this earth! He is caring, listens, explains and wants what's best for me, as his patient. Selfishly, I hope he never retires as the people he treats will forever be grateful for his meticulous oversight.

June 16, 2020 8:04 AM

In the over 10 years I have been going to Dr. Joob, I have always had a wonderful office visit and left satisfied with the answers and information given.

June 15, 2020 1:57 PM

I really like this Dr. He is excellent. Listen to me and it seemed to me that he really cared about my health. Im giving him a high 10.

June 15, 2020 1:57 PM

A+

June 3, 2020 10:56 AM

Dr. Joob wanted to see me in his office rather than have a virtual appointment I appreciated that.

June 3, 2020 10:56 AM

I think all Dr. Joob's patients think he walks on water. He really takes good care of us!

April 7, 2020 5:42 AM

I was very pleased, I found I had some calcium deposits and should see a heart dr. so I'll take care of that soon.

March 23, 2020 10:47 AM

Dr. Joob is thorough and good.

March 23, 2020 7:23 AM

I had no issues with Dr. Joob or his staff. They were on top of things and I would highly recommend him to friend or family. My husband & I were both pleased with the way things were handled.

March 20, 2020 6:19 AM

_____ was very good.

March 12, 2020 9:54 AM

Dr. A. Joob is an excellent physician AND listener. I highly recommend him. I'd highly recommend his attending PA!

March 9, 2020 3:48 PM

Very helpful

March 6, 2020 11:30 AM

Dr. Joob is one of the best doctors I know. He is knowledgeable, kind, and thorough, all the qualities I seek in a physician.

March 2, 2020 6:54 AM

Dr. Joob, SAVED MY LIFE, how can anyone say anything but - praise for this kind of man -

February 29, 2020 7:17 PM

I really like Dr Joob he explains everything to you and he never rushes he makes me feel like he real cares and wants to help me

February 29, 2020 7:17 PM

I really like Dr Joob he explains everything to you and he never rushes he makes me feel like he real cares and wants to help me he goes thru everything in the X-ray or ct scan he's the BEST

February 21, 2020 5:56 AM

Dr. Joob is personable, knowledgeable and thorough being under his care. Makes me feel well taken care of.

February 20, 2020 11:00 PM

Always the BEST!

February 20, 2020 11:00 PM

DR JOOB goes over my CT scan completely all my questions are always answered.

February 14, 2020 7:43 AM

excellent

February 14, 2020 7:43 AM

all good

February 14, 2020 6:32 AM

Dr. Joob is great. Thanks to his yearly CT screening we were able to observe a malalignment kidney cyst that was successfully treated for my urologist.

February 12, 2020 6:11 AM

The provider and provider's office have very good service for me. They do this every time and it makes me feel very warm.

February 11, 2020 10:46 AM

Always good - honest - helpful and of course - the finest doctor I have ever had.

February 11, 2020 10:46 AM

It is always good & positive.

February 10, 2020 6:42 PM

Dr. A. Joob is a most kind and caring doctor. He always takes a great deal of time with me as he explains the recent CT scan results. He is genuinely concerned about his patients and always offers advice for the future. He is very positive and encouraging. His office staff is very accommodating, kind, and helpful with future scheduling of CT scans.

February 10, 2020 6:42 PM

Visits to Dr. Joob's office are always good experiences. His office is a "happy" place to visit.

February 8, 2020 6:49 AM

Dr. Joob is an excellent doctor!

February 3, 2020 9:59 PM

My first visit with this specialist. Referred by outside internist to him specifically. I liked his warmth, courtesy, knowledge and competence. He made me feel comfortable and I have confidence in his treatment plan. I am a retired nurse and know when a physician has a good "bedside manner."

February 3, 2020 5:42 PM

Dr. Joob is a excellent doctor. Grateful that he was on my team of doctors.

February 3, 2020 5:42 PM

He's definitely a good doctor.

February 2, 2020 5:22 AM

Dr. A. Joob is an excellent surgeon, very patient centric.

January 27, 2020 10:40 AM

Dr. Axel Joob is tops.

January 25, 2020 1:04 PM

Dr. Joob is an exceptional, professional and caring physician, his staff is exceptional as well. Thank you for being my phyisician.

January 25, 2020 1:04 PM

My experience at Dr.Joob's office is always warm and welcoming. Dr.Joob is truly exceptional. My husband and I are so grateful that he's my physician, words can not express how thankful we are that he is caring for me. We thank Dr. Joob from the bottom of our hearts.

January 25, 2020 7:16 AM

Dr. Joob is a wonderful and caring doctor. I feel that I am in excellent hands.

January 20, 2020 4:07 PM

Dr. Joob is a wonderful physician who always explains the results of my tests clearly. It's obvious that he really cares about his patients.

January 20, 2020 4:07 PM

I feel very lucky to have Dr. Joob orchestrating my care.

January 20, 2020 6:13 AM

Dr. Joob is amazing - GREAT bedside manner.

January 20, 2020 6:13 AM

His staff is awesome!

January 9, 2020 6:14 AM

Doctor Axel W. Joob is an excellent doctor. Thanks to him I am lung cancer free for seven years.

January 8, 2020 5:45 AM

intelligent, sociable, patient, responsive, perceptive, thorough. All that one would hope for a doctor to be.

January 3, 2020 10:20 AM

I've found Dr. Joob to be a outstanding surgeon and a wonderful person to have conversation with.

December 27, 2019 8:26 AM

Dr. explained test results and things to do to stay healthy.

December 27, 2019 8:26 AM

Great dr.

December 16, 2019 9:32 PM

good

December 13, 2019 11:29 AM

Outstanding.

December 13, 2019 11:29 AM

Excellent.

December 10, 2019 12:52 PM

My visits with Dr. Joob were for greater than I would have expected. He was recommended by my PCP as my CT scan showed a mass on my lung. Dr. Joob was so kind and compassionate and professional. I felt I knew him for a long time. HE IS THE BEST!

December 9, 2019 7:38 PM

Dr. Joob was very thorough in explaining everything he could about the procedure.

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Dr. Joob is always thoughtful & goes over everything.

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Great experience.

November 14, 2019 9:30 AM

I see this Dr. Joob for annual low-dose CAT scan of lungs, as I am a smoker. I find it reassuring that he does this test for me, allowing early detection.

November 14, 2019 9:30 AM

Dr. Joob puts you at ease immediately, he's very good at describing your issues & diagnosis, I always feel he is a caring dr., and I appreciate his attention.

October 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent.

October 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent. Very relaxed, helpful and information shared in a way you are able to understand

October 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Joob is very kind and caring and explains every detail always a pleasure!!!

October 24, 2019 7:00 PM

OK! Worthwhile visit.

October 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Just a great doctor and individual.

October 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Joob was very good at explaining results of the screening, compared it to the one done last year will see him again next year.

October 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Joob is not only a skilled surgeon but sincerely cares about his patients.

October 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Joob is definitely a great doctor.

October 14, 2019 7:00 PM

really like Dr. Joob's professionalism , knowledge & personality.

October 1, 2019 7:00 PM

My visit with Dr. Joob was very good, he is a great doctor and a very nice person, I would give his name to anyone that need his attention.

September 23, 2019 7:00 PM

The provider was caring, courteous, concerned and an experienced expert in the field.

September 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent.

September 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Joob is my hero! He was my surgeon for lung cancer 4 years ago - because of his expertise I never had to have treatments after surgery. He is a very competent & caring doctor. I was always completely confident in his care.

August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

100% excellent!!

August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Haven't spent enough time with this Doc to know if I would recommend him, but in the short time I did, I liked him very much.

August 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Great experience with I was in contact with during my visit.

August 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Joob is a wonderful dr. & I wish I could see him for all my care.

August 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Joob is the best. Its because of his great knowledge & skills that I'm alive.

July 31, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Joob is an excellent doctor. He has followed my lung condition for several years & alerted me right away when there was a change. Immediate referral to a surgeon.

July 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Awesome!

July 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent.

July 7, 2019 7:00 PM

My visits with Dr. Joob although for a serious illness were actually enjoyable and uplifting. He gave me confidence in a long, healthy future.

June 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Axel Joob is great. He understands me & doesn't rush me.

June 25, 2019 7:00 PM

An excellent, compassionate doctor.

June 24, 2019 7:00 PM

excellent, seen Dr Joop over 8years

June 21, 2019 7:00 PM

the procedure he is having done is a CT scan not surgery ,I trust Dr Jobo opinion 100% and I know he's the best

June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Axel Joob is one of the best doctors I have ever met in my 74 years and I seen more than my share. I don't know how to tell you what a great doctor he is and how much he cares about his patients. Never have I ever had a doctor come to my hospital room twice in one day - morning and night to check on my after surgery. He is really head and shoulders above almost everyone.

June 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Joob is great. He's patient, thorough and personable.

June 1, 2019 7:00 PM

My experiences with this health specialist has been great.

May 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Always excellent. On time. Very pleasant.

May 29, 2019 7:00 PM

It is not only this one visit - it is over 10 yrs. Dr. Axel Joob happens to be the reason I am "alive" in my 75 yrs. I have never had a doctor close to his quality to humanity.

May 29, 2019 7:00 PM

I trust Dr. Joob with my life.

May 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Joob is a very kind and informative dr. He care for all with his knowledge.

May 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Jobe was fantastic and everyone in his office was too.

May 26, 2019 7:00 PM

outstanding Doctor and staff

May 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent experience as usual. Dr. Joob is a caring, calming surgeon.

May 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Good doctor and good team.

May 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Positive - Dr. Joob is very uplifting.

May 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Great Surgeon, terrific Doctor willing to talk about treatment following surgery and how life will be affected

May 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Very pleased

May 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Doctor Joob is a fantastic doctor

May 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent dr.

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

staff was courteous and professional. doctor joob was was easy to talk to and understand I would highly recommend.

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