Dr. Jan Rakinic MD

Dr. Jan Rakinic is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Springfield, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Medical Center and St. John's Hospital. She received her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Rakinic accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 5 doctors at Memorial Medical Center and one of 6 at St. John's Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Clinical Interests: Adenocarcinoma, Anal Canal, Colonic Neoplasms, Local Neoplasm Recurrence, Neoplasm Staging, Prognosis, Rectal Neoplasms, Survival Rate

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 1983–1989

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1989–1990

Tulane University School of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 22 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 24 years in Surgery

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Teaching and Assessing Colorectal Surgery Residents in the Age of ACGME Competencies: Pieces of the Whole.
Rakinic, J.

Rectal cancer adjuvant therapy controversies: When? What? Why?
Rakinic, J., Fry, R.

Changing epidemiology of anorectal melanoma.
Cagir, B., Whiteford, M. H., Topham, A., Rakinic, J., Fry, R. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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