Presence Health

Valbona Behaj, M.D.

Hospital Medicine

Philosophy of Care

"My goal is to provide compassionate care founded on teamwork and transparent communication."
Presence Medical Group
Presence Health Partners
Presence Saint Francis Hospital
Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago
Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center
Years in Practice
Languages Spoken
New York Hospital Queens-New York-Presbyterian/Weill Medical College of Cornell University (Residency)
Saint George's University School of Medicine, Grenada (Education)


355 Ridge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health (Medicaid)
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO POS
  • All Kids (Medicaid)
  • American Health Group (AHG)
  • BCBS Medicare Select
  • Beech Street (Viant) PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Choice / MCNP / PPO
  • Blue Choice POS
  • Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Community
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advntg HMO
  • Blue Precision
  • Campus Care - UIC
  • Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Choice Care PPO
  • CIGNA / HealthSpring
  • CIGNA Care Network
  • CIGNA Choice Fund
  • CIGNA Connect Network
  • CIGNA Open Access/Open Access+
  • Cofinity
  • Community Partners Health Plan
  • Consociate Care
  • Coresource
  • CorVel
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry/First Health
  • Encore
  • Family Health Network - MAID
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Great West HMO (CIGNA)
  • Great West PPO, POS (CIGNA)
  • Harmony Health Plan HMO
  • Health Alliance Medical Plans
  • Healthcare Finest Network -HFN
  • HealthLink, Inc. (State of IL)
  • HealthSpring MARE Advntg HMO
  • HMO Illinois
  • Humana
  • Humana Gold/MARE Advtg HMO/PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana PPO POS
  • IlliniCare (Medicaid)
  • Illinois Health Connect (MAID)
  • Imagine Health
  • Interplan Health Group
  • MDWise Hoosier Alliance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • Molina
  • Multiplan / PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan / PHCS Savility
  • NPPN-Natl Pref Providers Ntwk
  • PHCS PPO, EPO (Multiplan)
  • Physician Benefit Trust (PBT)
  • Physician Org. of America -POA
  • Preferred Network Access
  • Preferred Plan Inc. PPO
  • Presence Health EPO
  • Sagamore
  • Savility (PHCS, Multiplan)
  • Secure Horizons UHC MARE Advtg
  • Tricare / Champus
  • UHC - United Health Care HMO
  • UHC - United Health PPO POS
  • Union Health Services
  • United HealthCare
  • University of IL
  • Veteran's Choice (VA)
  • Wellcare
  • Workers Compensation

Valbona Behaj, MD earned her medical degree from Saint George's University School of Medicine in Grenada and completed her residency in internal medicine at New York Hospital Queens/Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. Dr. Behaj is board certified in internal medicine and has extensive experience in the acute care setting. She serves on staff at Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston and speaks English, Albanian, and Greek.