Dr. Chris Kolyvas, MD

Dr. Chris Kolyvas, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
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Dr. Chris Kolyvas, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Joliet, IL. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Kolyvas is affiliated with Silver Cross Hospital, Edward Hospital and Health Services, Palos Community Hospital, Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers.

301 Madison St Ste 207

Joliet, IL 60435

Contact Information

(815) 729-3280

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
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional 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*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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 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
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

  • Angioplasty
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kolyvas to family and friends
4.0
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)
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)
in JOLIET, IL |
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.....
Thanks for sharing your wonderful feedback, Tracey Knight! We're thrilled to hear this and have passed your message along. Thank you for choosing DuPage Medical Group.
in Plainfield, IL |
Not only the best Heart Doctor but the most concerned and thoughtful one ever
Frankfort, IL |
tmkes time with patients and explains medical issues well compassionate and caring doctor
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Dr. Kolyvas accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • 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

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Hospitals where Dr. Kolyvas has admitting privileges

Palos Community Hospital
12251 S 80th Ave
Palos Heights, IL 60463
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Edward Hospital and Health Services
801 S Washington St
Naperville, IL 60540
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Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center
333 North Madison Street
Joliet, IL 60435
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Silver Cross Hospital
1900 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox, IL 60451
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Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers
150 W High St
Morris, IL 60450
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