Joseph M Pavese, MD

Specialty: Gynecology

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4225 West 95th Street

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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Office: 708-423-2300

Fax: 708-423-2318

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19255 Everett Lane

Suite D

Mokena, IL 60448

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Office: 708-478-4872

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Meet Joseph M Pavese, MD

About me

  • HPV Vaccine



  • Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
  • Rush-Presbyterian St Luke Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine

Board certifications

  • Gynecology

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center

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 134 patient ratings.


July 28, 2020 5:45 PM


July 27, 2020 6:30 PM

Dr. Pavese is amazing! wonderful experience working with him!!

July 27, 2020 5:05 PM

love my doctor and his wonderful hired staff - wouldn't trade them for the world. They are keepers in my book.

July 27, 2020 5:05 PM

People oriented staff, always ready to lend a hand. Can not ask for anything better than that.

July 27, 2020 1:56 PM

This provider is caring, compassionate, and very knowledgeable.

July 27, 2020 1:56 PM

all of my experiences have been positive, and I continue to go to him for my women's health care.

July 27, 2020 1:37 PM

Dr.Pavese is very informative,easy to talk too.He shows compassion and cares about you.

July 27, 2020 1:37 PM

Dr.Pavese is a very knowlegeable,caring Ob/Gyn I recommended my daughter and she finally found a doctor that listens ,understands and feels comfortable with.

July 25, 2020 5:00 AM

Dr Pavese is always kind and patient. He thoroughly answers my questions and treats me with respect.

July 21, 2020 7:51 AM

Dr. Pavese was awesome! He showed general concern for my health and was very attentive.

July 21, 2020 7:51 AM

Great experience.

July 20, 2020 3:21 PM

I felt very comfortable with this doctor. He was very gentile and kind. He was very informative about my problem. Gave me information about my examination and what to look for after the examine.

July 20, 2020 3:21 PM

Very nice Doctor.

July 18, 2020 10:28 AM

Dr. Pavese is extremely knowledgeable and respectful. He is always an understanding and and empathetic. He ensures I always feel comfortable and understands what he is doing upon examination.

July 16, 2020 11:07 AM

very good doctor

July 13, 2020 2:22 PM

Dr. Pavese is one of the most caring doctors I have ever dealt with. He is one of the main reasons I have been with this practice for over 30 years plus.

July 2, 2020 12:00 AM

I had never been to this practice prior to this visit and I did not have a gynecologist. I appreciated being able to see Dr. Pavese with a problem that concerned me. Dr. Pavese was thorough and made me feel comfortable. He was willing & helpful in answering my questions & solving my issue.

July 2, 2020 12:00 AM

I have a very good experience and would recommend Dr. Pavese and this office HIGHLY.

June 30, 2020 5:19 PM

Excellent care as always

June 30, 2020 8:27 AM

Dr. Pavese is a thoughtful and compassionate listener and an excellent health care provider. He is attentive to detail and comprehensive in his approach and makes you feel at ease even when dealing with situations that have potential to be serious.

June 29, 2020 1:26 PM

Dr Pavese is wonderful. He always explains everything he is doing and why. He asks about family and is truly interested in what I say. He never rushes an appointment.

June 21, 2020 3:15 PM

Dr Pavese is fantastic. I always feel like he is invested in my well being. I feel that he listens and takes an interest in me and what is happening in my life. He is truly a great doctor.

June 18, 2020 8:25 AM

I love love love him and all his staff. I have never had a doctor listen to me like him. He makes sure all my questions are answered.

June 17, 2020 10:52 AM

The provider I see seems to be very caring and understanding for his patients.

June 15, 2020 10:39 AM

Dr. Pavese is an excellent doctor, he explains everything to you, for a patient to understand! Answers all my questions, takes time with you!

June 15, 2020 10:39 AM

I would recommend Dr. Pavese to anyone!!! Excellent!!!

June 11, 2020 11:08 AM

The provider is excellent. The only issue I had was the lack of communication between offices. When I initially made my appt. Mokena & Oak Lawn weren't communicating.

June 9, 2020 10:26 AM

I was very pleased with your service

June 9, 2020 10:26 AM


June 4, 2020 9:01 AM

Excellent! Am glad I ended up seeing Dr. Pavese after the appointment I made with another specialist was cancelled/postponed & moved to another date x3. Dr. Pavese explained everything very well every step of the procedure.

May 15, 2020 8:26 AM

So far I am very pleased with the doctors that I've chosen.

May 15, 2020 8:26 AM

They all seem very concerned and caring.

April 30, 2020 8:42 AM

Dr. Pavese is very professional. He takes the time to explain things to assure you are understanding and on board with a treatment plan. He shows kindness & understanding.

April 30, 2020 8:42 AM

Good experience. I have confidence that I am receiving good care.

April 15, 2020 8:38 AM

It is great to have such a caring doctor! Great bedside manner, also very compassionate.

March 29, 2020 9:53 AM

Wait time is unacceptable at this office. Dr. is rude & condescending.

March 26, 2020 4:57 AM

Very good.

March 21, 2020 4:33 PM


March 21, 2020 3:05 PM

Dr. Pavese is an excellent doctor. He listens and cares about his patients. I am very happy with him and the people in his office.

March 21, 2020 9:01 AM

Positive experience.

March 14, 2020 9:52 AM

Dr. Pavese is wonderful; I highly recommend him and his staff.

March 11, 2020 8:40 PM

Dr Pavese is wonderful! Kind,caring and compassionate. An excellent physician!!!

March 10, 2020 6:17 PM

Dr Pavese is very compassionate doctor . Has wonderful and calm personality . Always make a patient feels comfortable

March 10, 2020 4:27 PM

Dr Pavese is always pleasant to deal with. He answers all my questions & does not make me feel he is in a hurry to get on to the next patient.

March 2, 2020 6:54 PM

Dr. Pavese is kind and patient. He is knowledgeable.He is willing to answer any questions I have.

March 2, 2020 6:50 PM

As always, staff and doctor were extremely caring.

March 2, 2020 8:34 AM

Dr. Pavese is the best! Friendly staff as well. They care about you as a patient and your time as well.

March 2, 2020 6:54 AM

Dr. Pavese is always kind, professional, and reassuring. He listens and resolves medical issues with compassion.

February 29, 2020 5:23 PM

good experience

February 24, 2020 4:35 PM


February 24, 2020 4:35 PM

dr pavese always ready to listen and answer all questions

February 21, 2020 4:17 AM

Dr. Pavese is always thorough - asked what health changes and if I have any concerns. Office staff very courteous and prompt.

February 21, 2020 4:17 AM

I have been seeing Dr. Pavese for years. Always satisfied with office staff & Dr. Pavese and nurses.

February 17, 2020 4:50 PM

Great very pleasant person to talk to

February 7, 2020 11:44 PM

I've been going to Dr Pavese for a very long time. He is a fantastic doctor. He takes his time and truly cares. He addresses everything. I couldn't ask for a better doctor.

February 7, 2020 11:44 PM

great experience

February 5, 2020 7:06 AM

I have been seeing Dr. Pavese for over 27 years. I have been very happy with him and his staff. I have nothing negative to ever say. I feel my body is in good hands with Dr. Pavese and I feel safe.

February 3, 2020 1:32 PM


January 25, 2020 11:39 AM

dr pavese and X literally saved my life!

January 25, 2020 11:39 AM

best Dr team.... thanks!!!

January 19, 2020 8:23 AM

My visit with Dr. Pavese is always a good experience. He cares for his patients and always shows me he has an interest in my conversation. He is always very professional.

January 18, 2020 4:18 PM

Dr. Pavese and his staff were all very pleasant and I felt that my concerns were heard and answered.

January 15, 2020 7:51 AM

Dr. Pavese was very personable & respectful. He allowed multiple opportunities for me to ask questions and voice concerns about my health. I definitely would recommend him to a friend or family member.

January 15, 2020 7:51 AM

My appointment was conveniently very efficient. The office was ready for me at my scheduled time, and the nurse who took my vitals & history was very kind & helpful in prepping my visit for the doctor. Thank you!

January 4, 2020 9:22 AM

It has been a long time since a doctor treated me like a human being. This doctor is the first doctor that has been kind to me in 3 yrs.

January 4, 2020 9:22 AM

It was the best doctor visit I've had in 3 yrs. I felt like I could trust this doctor. And the staff was kind and pleasant!

January 4, 2020 7:54 AM

Love Dr. Pavese! Very respectful and professional!

December 30, 2019 11:26 PM

Very Caring and Concern Dr. Wonderful Man

December 30, 2019 6:44 AM

Dr. Pavese always makes me feel comfortable and addresses all of my concerns.

December 28, 2019 2:59 PM

Dr. Pavese is a great doctor. Very knowledgeable and great bedside manner.

December 28, 2019 1:31 PM

My experience was easy and stress-free. Everyone in the office was pleasant and helpful. I did not have to wait long to see my provider and was in and out in a timely matter.

December 28, 2019 8:32 AM

The one thing I really liked about this office was the fact that when you called for an appointment you were speaking to someone in the office and not someone in a call center that has no idea what you need and tells you the next appointment is in 6 weeks

December 23, 2019 11:00 PM

This is an excellent office! Doctors, nurses & the office staff are great people to deal with.

December 23, 2019 11:00 PM

Very accommodating!

December 23, 2019 7:38 PM

I have been at this provider's location for over 25 years and have always received exceptional service from this Provider!

December 23, 2019 7:38 PM

Overall great team!

December 23, 2019 10:13 AM

I typically find GYN exams uncomfortable. Dr. Pavese consistently performs them _____ so that I experience less pain than with other doctors I've seen in this proactive.

December 18, 2019 9:50 AM

the doctor was very patient and explained everything in great detail.

December 16, 2019 7:56 PM


December 16, 2019 7:56 PM

very good

December 16, 2019 4:49 PM

Dr Pavese is a wonderful, caring doctor

December 2, 2019 4:47 PM

dr Pavese is always to helpful, caring, and thoughtful. He does a wonderful job explaining everything and talking about options. thank you

November 19, 2019 6:46 AM

This provider is very caring. He asks if I have any problems or if I do I should call him. He could not do anything better. He is the best.

November 19, 2019 6:46 AM

Every doctor should be like Dr. Pavese.

November 14, 2019 8:20 AM

All good.

November 14, 2019 8:20 AM

New to me was being asked if I felt safe at home. I am safe and glad others have a safe place to talk if needed.

November 10, 2019 11:00 PM

always a good experience at Southwest obstetrician and gynecologists

November 10, 2019 11:00 PM

The visit was very positive and proactive.

November 10, 2019 11:00 PM

Good experience as always.

November 7, 2019 11:00 PM

Physician, nurses, & nurse assistants were fantastic.

November 7, 2019 11:00 PM

Receptionist did not LISTEN to me, did not make eye contact, did not even respond when I attempted to add levity to the situation, & acted like it was an inconvenience to update my insurance information in the system.

November 6, 2019 11:00 PM

Dr. Pavese is always kind, courteous, & very professional. Makes me feel at ease.

November 6, 2019 11:00 PM

Wonderful doctor & staff.

November 5, 2019 11:00 PM

Dr.Pavese has been my Dr for over 35 years. He is very knowledgeable, compassionate, understanding. I've had some health issues that have been stressful, he has helped to make decisions on those issues less stressful. Very happy with my overall care. Nursing & office staff are very kind and friendly. Always a smiling face to greet you.

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