Dr. Abdulla Attum, MD

Dr. Abdulla Attum, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(4)
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Dr. Abdulla Attum, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Louisville, KY. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 47 years.

3 Audubon Plaza Dr Ste 560

Louisville, KY 40217

Contact Information

(502) 567-2628

Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Center Care
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pericardial Disease
high
more than 87% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
high
more than 83% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
normal
more than 72% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Attum "At Norton Healthcare, we believe you - the patient - are the most important person to our practice. As the region's leading health care provider, we are committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to all those we serve in a manner that responds to the needs of our community and honors our faith heritage. Our specialty practice is a part of Norton Physician Services, a multispecialty physician group at Norton Healthcare. Norton Physician Services currently includes more than 400 providers who offer primary, specialty and urgent care services in over 100 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Our practice is comprised of compassionate, skilled specialists who are committed to ensuring you receive the best care and have access to the latest medical technology and services"

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Al-Azhar University, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • St Joseph's
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Wilson Memmorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Attum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Attum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Attum to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Attum's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Attum accepts 32 insurance carriers
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
    Advantage Health Solutions
  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Senior Advantage
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Center Care
  • ChoiceCare Network
    Choice Care (Humana)
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Commission for Children with Special Needs
  • CorVel
  • Direct Care America/Primary Health Services (DCA/PHS)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Hospice & Palliative Care Services,Inc.
  • Humana
  • Indiana Health Network
    Worker's Compensation PPO
  • Kentucky Racing Health and Welfare
  • MDwise
    Indiana Medicaid
  • Methodist Hospital Community Care Network
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • National Preferred Provider Network
    National Preferred Provider Network PPO
  • National Provider Network
  • Owensboro Community Health Network
  • Passport Health Plan
  • Southern Indiana Health Organization (SIHO)
  • Tricare
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus
  • United Teacher Associates Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Value Options
  • Vista Health Plan
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Attum has admitting privileges

Jewish Hospital
200 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY 40202
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Norton Audubon Hospital
1 Audubon Plaza Dr
Louisville, KY 40217
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Norton Hospital
200 E Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40202
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Norton Womens's and Kosair Children's Hospital
4001 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY 40207
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Sts Mary and Elizabeth Hospital
1850 Bluegrass Ave
Louisville, KY 40215
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