Dr. John J Brems MD Surgeon

Dr. John Brems is a surgeon in Elgin, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Sherman Hospital and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Brems accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Advocate Sherman Hospital and one of 19 at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Hepatobiliary, Pancreas, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Education & Medical Training

St Louis University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1981–1986

Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Spring 2012 Meeting
2012 5 20

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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