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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 60

225 E Chicago Ave # 22
Chicago, IL 60611
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Dr. Backer's Experience

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Maze Procedure
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
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  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
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Background Check for Dr. Backer

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

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Education & Training

Medical School

Mayo Medical School
Graduated in 1980

Internship Hospital

Northwestern University
Complete in 1981

Residency Hospital

Northwestern University
Complete in 1985

Fellowship Hospital

Northwestern University
Complete in 1987
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Backer & Staff

  • English

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