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UCM Medical Group physicians with privileges at the hospital are independent physicians. They are not employees or agents of the University of Chicago Medical Center or Ingalls Memorial.

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James Habib

Board certified in both internal medicine and geriatrics, Dr. James Habib has  more than 37 years of primary care medical experience.  Dr. Habib has special training and interest in helping patients stay active and independent as they grown older. 

He keeps informed on recent advances in medicine giving his patients the most current treatment available.

Dr. Habib values honest and compassionate communication in medicine, particularly in his doctor-patient relationships.  He takes great pride in listening to the needs of his patients. He helps them to understand their medical conditions and partners with them to determine the best course of medical care.   Dr. Habib believes that trust and  access to care are essential to his patients’ well-being, so his  office policy includes prompt – response with  an appointment when necessary. 

Dr. Habib is an avid runner.  To keep fit, he heads home after office hours, changes into his running wear, and goes outside for an hour run each day.

Appointments with Dr. Habib can be made by calling 708-342-3000.

UCM Medical Group physicians with privileges at the hospital are independent physicians. They are not employees or agents of the University of Chicago Medical Center or Ingalls Memorial.

Medical Education

  • State University of New York College of Medicine

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

UChicago Medicine at Ingalls - Flossmoor

Request an Appointment at UChicago Medicine at Ingalls - Flossmoor or call UCM Connect at 855-826-3878

UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial

Request an Appointment at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial or call UCM Connect at 855-826-3878

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English