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Dr. Chris Kolyvas, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Kolyvas

DuPage Medical Group - Official

301 Madison St Ste 207 Joliet, IL 60435

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(815) 740-1900


Dr. Chris Kolyvas, MD is a cardiology specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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(815) 740-1900

Dr. Kolyvas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Centene
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Platinum PPO
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kolyvas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolyvas treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kolyvas treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolyvas treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kolyvas treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolyvas treats Hyperlipidemia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kolyvas treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

Dr. Kolyvas' conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • 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
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Hypertension

Dr. Kolyvas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kolyvas

4.0

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(9)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
25%
(3)

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  • 16 – 30 minutes
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What People Say About Dr. Chris Kolyvas, MD
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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 IN FOR HIM, FOLLOWS HIS SAME MORALS & VALUES.....
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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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About Me

Care Philosophy

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...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

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

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Palos Community Hospital

Palos Heights, IL

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2017)

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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