Dr. Chris Kolyvas, MD

Dr. Chris Kolyvas, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Chris Kolyvas, MD is a cardiology specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

301 Madison St Ste 207

Joliet, IL 60435

Contact Information

(815) 740-1900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kolyvas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kolyvas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kolyvas "I have been practicing cardiology for 26 years with my philosophy being to educate, support and encourage patients and their families to be involved in their care. I take time to answer patient's questions about their conditions and treatment options. Many patients I see require invasive procedures and it is important they understand the risks and benefits of these procedures as well as all other noninvasive options to treat their condition such as lifestyle changes and medical interventions. I am available for questions even after patients leave the office. I believe in compassionate and respectful care for patients as if they were my own family."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

55  Conditions Treated

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

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

  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Loyola University Stritch School Med Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Loyola University Stritch School Med Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Loyola University Stritch School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kolyvas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kolyvas' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kolyvas to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kolyvas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

ONE OF THE BEST DOCTORS EVER.....HE CARES ABOUT HIS PÄTIENTS ABOVE AND BEYOND JUST THEIR HEART ! HE LISTENS TO YOUR CONCERNS, VERY SERIOUS WHEN IT COMES TO HIS PATIENTS CARE, AND HIS STAFF IS ABSOLUTELY AWESOME !!! MY FAMILY LOVES HIM, BECAUSE HE TAKES GREAT CARE OF ME ! AND ANY DOCTOR THAT STEPS...more
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Not only the best Heart Doctor but the most concerned and thoughtful one ever
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tmkes time with patients and explains medical issues well compassionate and caring doctor
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