James Joseph Sanders, MD

James Joseph Sanders, MD

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Family Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine - 2002
Residency:
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - 2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine - Family Medicine (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Delnor Hospital

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5.0
5.0 

1056 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, caring, a truly awesome doctor.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

He deeply cares about his patients

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders is wonderful caring doctor!

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March 26, 2022

5.0

He takes all the time we need to explain and really cares.

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March 26, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders is patient, kind and takes his time. He considers what the patient knows about their own body and doesn't undermine them.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders is wonderful. He is professional and compassionate.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Already have recommended people for dr. Sanders he's very compassionate and understanding

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Genuinely cares about every person and colleague.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders is a compassionate doctor who takes the time to listen to his patients concerns.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders took the time to talk everything through and explain everything in great deal.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders is extremely knowledgeable and caring. Genuinely interested in his patients and their issues and acts like he's got all the time in the world for you.

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March 19, 2022

5.0

Outstanding doctor been with him for 15 years

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March 18, 2022

5.0

He listens and considers his solutions or suggestions

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Thorough

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March 18, 2022

5.0

He actually sits and listens. I never feel rushed. Not a medicine pusher.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Perfect doctor

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March 12, 2022

5.0

He is very thorough, excellent bedside manner, down to Earth in his conversations with you as his patient. He really takes the time to explain each health item with you and talk through the longer term effects of each health decision.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

He is very personable and has a great bedside manner

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March 11, 2022

5.0

I just recommend him yesterday to our neighbors. Hope he is taking new patients

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Dr James Sanders is an excellent doctor! He makes me feel very comfortable. I can tell he really cares and listens to everything I have to say. He never makes you feel like he's in a hurry. He is very thorough.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

I absolutely adore Dr Sanders and drive 45 min to St Charles for appointments. Dr Sanders is so kind, caring, thoughtful and extremely thorough.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders takes time to explain everything and is very kind.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders is the BEST primary care physician we have ever had!!!

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March 07, 2022

5.0

He is a great physician!!

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders has always been amazing and has a great team working in the office. He makes sure I get the care I need and answers all of my questions.

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March 05, 2022

5.0

He always makes it seem as if there is no hurry, no other place he needs to be, even though I know he is busy. He is open, interested, and professional at the same time

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Very personable and outstanding explanations.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

I've been a patient for over 10 years. I always feel better after seeing Dr Sanders

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March 02, 2022

3.0

He didn’t do anything for me today. waste of time

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February 25, 2022

5.0

He checks ALL of the boxes. We just recommended some close friends to him. I think that says it all. He is professional, knowledgeable and always makes you feel that you are a very important patient to him. He is by far the very best! We are moving to Arizona and he will truly be missed.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

He is extremely knowledgeable, educated, down to earth, empathetic and caring, exceptional care always from him to our family!

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders listens so well, treats my kids with such care, and is willing to work with parents to find how best to approach the health of his patients. He’s always open to hearing from me and takes time to answer each question I have.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders is kind and compassionate. He does not rush through an appointment and explains everything. He always seems genuine. He seems like he really enjoys his job and that shows with how he treats his patients

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February 21, 2022

5.0

He is always going into detail and explains every aspect of the situation. Couldn't ask for a better doctor.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and patient.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

He is always taking the time to ensure all my co concerns and questions are addressed.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Personable, energetic, caring.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Excellent patient skills. Takes the time to talk with his patients. Listens to what his patients have to say.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

I recommend my friends to Doctor Sanders he’s a awesome doctor everybody that I know that has him loves him

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February 12, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and answers all my questions.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Takes the time needed to explain. I never feel rushed

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February 11, 2022

5.0

He takes time with his patients

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders is the best.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Amazing beyond belief in this day And age of doctors!

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Very competent

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Always amazing at addressing any concerns in a way I understand.

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February 07, 2022

4.0

I haven’t had him treat me fit anything yet. Can’t really evaluate at this point.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders has been my Primary Care Physician for over 10 years. I like that he listens and allows me to work with him to determine what to do with regard to my health care.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders genuinely cares about my health and well-being, I'm not merely a patient.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders is compassionate, caring and listens to any concerns. Very thorough!

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February 01, 2022

5.0

I’m very pleased with Dr Sanders Detailed oriented and explained to me all my concerns

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders takes time explaining everything and he never seems rushed. He thoughtfully answers all my questions and the care my family and I receive from him is exceptional.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders is quite friendly, thorough, and knowledgeable.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Outstanding communicator took the time to discuss all my concerns. Was knowledgeable, yet approachable. Highly professional yet extremely empathetic and friendly

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January 30, 2022

5.0

Great doctor.

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January 29, 2022

5.0

He listens and takes the time to really take care of the patient.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Best doctor I’ve ever had. Super patient and understanding. Very fun and versatile. Works with patients instead of pushing for something.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders is amazing! Honestly the best doctor I've ever had!

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Amazing Doctor so intelligent and takes time with you. Wonderful man

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January 22, 2022

5.0

He’s very pleasant and genuinely concerned for my welfare

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January 21, 2022

5.0

He has been my dr for over 2 years and he is the best dr I have ever had!

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders is great, and I recommend him.

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January 19, 2022

5.0

After years of working in the medical/hospital setting with physicians, and seeing the good, the bad and ugly from behind the scenes, I feel I would grade Dr Sanders with well above average ratings in all areas that relate to being a physician. I feel fortunate to have him as my physician.

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January 19, 2022

5.0

He is the first Dr to take time during an appointment to talk to me about my results and is concerned with my health.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

He is the best , very concerned with my well being.

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January 15, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders is an amazing doctor. Always helpful and attentive. Definitely recommend him to everyone I know!

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January 14, 2022

5.0

He's the best.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

He spends the time to explain things and genuinely cares about my health. I feel I'm in good hands and getting information to improve my overall health.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Wonderful doctor. Very tentative

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January 11, 2022

5.0

He answers your questions fully and is attentive.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

He is unassuming and truly listens to the patient. He asks questions to insure he rules out various maladies. He is an example of how a doctor can make a patient feel heard and assist with all issues.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders is one of the most caring and knowledgeable Doctors I have ever worked with.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sanders is always kind & compassionate. He takes his time and answers all my questions. Explains everything so I can understand it.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

thorough, informative knowledgeable

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr.. James Sanders is the most caring doctor I've ever had thats saying a lot he will go. out of his way to see how im doing and if I have questions and can't answer some of them. he will not hesitate to consult other doctors or research to try to have answer them. Dr. Sanders is kind and comforting. he always reassures me he will never give up on me no matter what Dr. Sanders has saved my life ,and easier to live with if I was in corporate I'd give him an accommodation, raise he is genuine and very concerning Dr. Sanders is a very important attribute to your hospital

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January 09, 2022

5.0

He’s the best

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January 07, 2022

5.0

He is very personable and professional and thorough

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders is great. He takes his time with his patients, listens and gives thoughtful information / guidance.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and kind

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January 05, 2022

5.0

He's a friend not a doctor, somebody I can be my honest self with.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Best Doctor I have ever had

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders treats his patients like individuals, not just a time slot in his schedule. He’s attentive, friendly, explains things well, he’s thorough in his exam, & creates a partnership for plan of care vs just telling the patient what to do.

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanders is the best Dr in Northwestern that I have seen. Always considerate and respectful, always willing to help. Doesn't rush through, and can stay focused even when my concerns are multiple.

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Patient, kind, genuine, caring

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January 02, 2022

5.0

Arguably, the finest GP I have ever had. He’s been my primary physician for over 10 years. He listens, trusts my opinions and adds his professional expertise to my care. Hard to find people like that nowadays.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

He is the best!

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December 28, 2021

5.0

Sanders has always been excellent. He has quite the wait list, but that is what happens when you are a great family doctor. My 2 year old likes him a lot.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

His treatment and care for his patients and skill as a care giver and medical practice is superior. The time he takes with each patient seeking to find answers and health for them. He is the best doctor I have ever encountered.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

Personable and thorough. Took time to answer questions. Reviewed blood test results. Made recommendations for additional tests as necessary ie bone density and mammogram. Definitely will see him again!

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December 27, 2021

5.0

He is a great doctor.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

My doctor takes the time to listen to me and is not rushing me out.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Excellent dr, he listens

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Takes time and explains everything. He really provides exceptional service.

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December 15, 2021

5.0

He puts the time in to tend to his patients. He has an attentive and caring manner. His recommendations are based on the good of the patient, and with the intention to have them understand reasons and choices. He approaches his patients informed about their condition and history if it has been made available to him.

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December 15, 2021

5.0

He’s a great doctor. He has a wonderful bedside manner, and always tries to get you into an appointment. Trust him completely.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sanders is a fantastic doctor. He is very personable and knowledgeable.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

He's great. Very friendly, knowledgeable and positive. I've been going to him as well as my son for quite a few years.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

Outstanding physician! Knowledgeable and 150% professional!

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sanders is very helpful with the whole family

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December 11, 2021

5.0

Competent and compassionate

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Disclosures

James Joseph Sanders, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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