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Il Jun Chon, MD

My Locations

Map Marker A WellSpan Internal Medicine - Ephrata
446 N. Reading Rd., Suite 301
Ephrata, PA 17522-9802
(717) 733-6546
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Map Marker B WellSpan Internal Medicine - New Holland
435 S. Kinzer Ave., Suite 10
New Holland, PA 17557-8706
(717) 733-6546
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

Besides the fact that it is the coolest job in the world, medicine is a profession in which one can be honest and truthful to our "clients" without secondary gain or intention. There needs to be no guile, deception or manipulation. When I sit across from a patient, all I have to think about is how to make his or her health interest my sole responsibility and do my best to take care of him or her. I love that singular purpose!


What I want my patients to know about me:

Yes, I do speak fluent English. This job in Ephrata is my first and only position since residency 16 years ago, and I love it. I cannot dance to save my life.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I pretend I am Josh Groban or Colm Wilkinson and sing my heart out at home. I love fishing and boating. I would eventually like to go hunting one day and become a true outdoorsman.


Clinical Interests

  • Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol)
  • Hypertension
  • Thyroid Disease

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine | Internal Medicine

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Medical College of PA-Hahnemann University
  • Residency Program: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital | Internal Medicine
  • Undergraduate Education: Tulane University

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Ephrata Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • EHP Significa
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • InterGroup
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • MD Medical Assistance
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tower Health PPO
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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