Dr. Paul J. Gordon, MD

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 50

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Dr. Gordon's Experience

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Dr. Gordon's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Gordon Performs

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

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Palos Community Hospital
12251 South 80th Avenue
Palos Heights, IL 60463
Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
4440 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gordon

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates, S.C.
CTVSA, S.C.
4400 W 95th St Suite 205
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
530 Hospital Dr Suite 1
Winamac, IN 46996
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    Dr. Gordon's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 1998
    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    2
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Thymomas
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    Background Check for Dr. Gordon

    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

    Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    Southern Illinois University
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Southern Illinois University-General Surgery
    State University Of New York At Buffalo-Cardiothoracic Surgery
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gordon & Staff

    • English
    • Polish
    • Spanish
  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. Gordon'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 4 hospitals where Dr. Gordon has admitting privileges:

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    • Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center

    • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

    • Little Company of Mary Hospital

    • Palos Community Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gordon

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gordon to family and friends

    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Gordon's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 4 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Gordon
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Gordon accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates, S.C.
    CTVSA, S.C.
    4400 W 95th St Suite 205
    Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    (708) 346-4040 (Office)
    B
    530 Hospital Dr Suite 1
    Winamac, IN 46996
    (574) 946-2144 (Office)
    C
    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates, S.C.
    Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Hammond
    5454 Hohman Ave
    Hammond, IN 46320
    (219) 933-2120 (Office)
    D
    12935 Gregory St
    Blue Island, IL 60406
    (708) 371-2057 (Office)
    E
    675 W North Ave Suite 214
    Melrose Park, IL 60160
    (708) 681-7894 (Office)
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