Dr. Balasubramaniam S. Iyer, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 73

1945 W Wilson Ave Ste 1114
Chicago, IL 60640
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Dr. Iyer:

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Dr. Iyer's Experience

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Dr. Iyer's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Iyer Performs

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
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Conditions Dr. Iyer Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
836 West Wellington Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
Rush Oak Park Hospital
520 South Maple Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60304

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Iyer

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Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
B S IYER MD SC
B S IYER MD SC
1945 W Wilson Ave Ste 1114
Chicago, IL 60640
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7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Dr. Iyer's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    2
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
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    Background Check for Dr. Iyer

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalaya / Mahatma Ghandi Memorial Medical College

    Residency Hospital

    Mt Sinai Hospital Medical Center
    My Hosp
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Iyer & Staff

    • English
    • Hindi
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Iyer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Iyer has admitting privileges:

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    • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

    • Rush Oak Park Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Iyer

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Iyer to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Iyer's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Iyer
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Iyer accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    B S IYER MD SC
    1945 W Wilson Ave Ste 1114
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 878-5225 (Office)
    (773) 878-5661 (Fax)
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