Dr. Joseph Shega MD Internist

Dr. Joseph Shega is an internist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. He is one of 81 doctors at University of Chicago Medical Center who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1999

University of Chicago
Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, 1999 - 2001

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The effects of public reporting on physical restraints and antipsychotic use in nursing home residents with severe cognitive impairment.
Konetzka, R. T.,Brauner, D. J.,Shega, J.,Werner, R. M.

Does Adherence to National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines Improve Pain-Related Outcomes? An Evaluation of Inpatient Cancer Pain Management at an Academic Medical Center.
Mearis, M.,Shega, J. W.,Knoebel, R. W.

Relationship Between Persistent Pain and 5-Year Mortality: A Population-Based Prospective Cohort Study.
Shega, J. W.,Andrew, M.,Kotwal, A.,Lau, D. T.,Herr, K.,Ersek, M.,Weiner, D. K.,Chin, M. H.,Dale, W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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