Dr. Charles Berkelhammer MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Charles Berkelhammer is a gastroenterologist in Oak Lawn, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Christ Medical Center and Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers. He received his medical degree from University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Berkelhammer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at Advocate Christ Medical Center and one of 25 at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Advocate Christ Medical Center
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Silver Cross Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1984–1986

University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Statin-induced cholestatic hepatitis: confirmed on rechallenge.
Kerzner, S.,Irabagon, N.,Berkelhammer, C.

Severe adrenal insufficiency complicating budesonide therapy for Crohn's disease.
Berkelhammer, C., Trabolsi, M., Andrejic, J., Yasmeen, T.

Azathioprine-induced hypersensitivity hepatitis: tolerance to 6-mercaptopurine.
Andrejic, J., Rojas-Balcazar, J., Dennis, M., Berkelhammer, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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