Dr. A Petropulos, MD

Dr. A Petropulos, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
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Dr. A Petropulos, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Oak Lawn, IL. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Read his story

5151 W 95th St Fl 2

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Contact Information

(708) 346-5562

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Heart Disease
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more than 67% of peers
Cardiomegaly
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more than 41% of peers
Arrhythmias
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more than 35% of peers

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Dr. Petropulos' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Petropulos "Dr. A. Tom Petropulos, MD, FACC is a board-certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist with a passion for helping patients lead healthier lives. In fact, he's board-certified in internal medicine, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and cardiovascular disease. His specific interests of study are in complex device management and laser lead extraction of failing and infected cardiac rhythm devices. He provides a comprehensive range of cardiac services to patients in Palos Heights and Oak Lawn, Illinois. Dr. Petropulos has successfully treated many patients who have multiple cardiac and heart rhythm disturbances including: After completing his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Chicago, he received his fellowship training in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology at Northwestern University. While at Northwestern, he was awarded a junior research fellowship from the Chicago Heart Association. Since entering private practice, he has published research on gender differences in heart rate and the QT interval and presented abstracts at national cardiology meetings. He provides a comprehensive range of cardiac services to patients in Palos Heights and Oak Lawn, Illinois. Dr. Petropulos has successfully treated many patients who have multiple cardiac and heart rhythm disturbances including: heart rhythm disorders coronary artery disease heart failure heart valve disorders hypertension lipid disorders peripheral vascular diseases Following his graduation from Wilber Lake College, Dr. Petropulos continued his medical training at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Since then, he's gained over 30 years of experience in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. Plus, his work has been published in several well-respected journals. He's even been given the National Research Service Award. Dr. Petropulos welcomes the opportunity to provide care for patients with cardiac or heart rhythm disorders. Schedule your next appointment with him by phone."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Advocate Lutheran Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Petropulos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petropulos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petropulos to family and friends
4.8
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Petropulos' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Lockport, IL |
Great doctor and person. His knowledge is above and beyond. His capability to be proactive and provide predictive care is unique and life saving. He's amazing.
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Dr. Petropulos accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Petropulos has admitting privileges

Palos Community Hospital
12251 S 80th Ave
Palos Heights, IL 60463
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Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
4440 W 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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Little Company of Mary Hospital
2800 W 95th St
Evergreen Park, IL 60805
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