Edward S. James, MD

Specialty: Hematology/OncologyOncologyHematology

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Edward S. James, MD

Specialty: Hematology/OncologyOncologyHematology

Independent practitioner Advocate Medical Group provider

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Advocate Medical Group

1700 Luther Lane

Suite 2200

Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Office: 847-268-8200

Fax: 847-318-2905

Meet Edward S. James, MD

About me



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

Hospital affiliations

  • 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 Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • 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
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 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 80 patient ratings.


March 4, 2020 6:51 AM

Dr. James is a very good doctor. I would highly recommend him.

December 21, 2019 9:59 AM

All my visits have been very good.

December 18, 2019 8:39 AM

Very good with Dr. James we always seem to know what to say or not to say.

December 12, 2019 6:19 AM

I feel that he always goes above and beyond what is required to make sure every option has been exhausted.

December 8, 2019 12:09 PM

Dr. James is professional and thorough. He definitely has my health as his primary concern. He is courteous and good at explaining my condition.

December 5, 2019 1:04 PM

Very thoroughly explained about the cancer and what needed to take place.

November 30, 2019 1:49 AM


November 27, 2019 5:40 AM

Dr. Edward James is a great oncologist.

November 19, 2019 8:25 AM

I'm very happy with the care I receive.

November 19, 2019 8:04 AM

They were nice.

November 8, 2019 11:00 PM

Overall a good experience with this provider

November 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr James is never on time. We are always kept waiting at least 15-20 minutes past appointment time

October 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Always professional and courteous! Dee, the nurse, was especially knowledgeable and accommodating! X, the Pharm tech, was also very nice and concerned about my health and overall well-being.

October 15, 2019 7:00 PM

very through, excellent staff

December 2, 2018 6:00 PM

Always listens and helps plan the next course of treatment

December 1, 2018 6:00 PM

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

November 18, 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.

November 5, 2018 6:00 PM

My visit was excellent. I really like Dr. James

November 5, 2018 6:00 PM

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

October 31, 2018 7:00 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

October 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good experience!

September 29, 2018 7:00 PM

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

August 3, 2018 7:00 PM

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

August 2, 2018 7:00 PM

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

July 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Had a good experience great staff.

July 5, 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.

July 1, 2018 7:00 PM

I feel Dr James is always good to me

June 26, 2018 7:00 PM

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

June 20, 2018 7:00 PM

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

June 17, 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.

May 31, 2018 7:00 PM

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

May 25, 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.

May 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent, very good.

April 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent visit.

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