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Dr. Gary Chmielewski, MD

Dr. Gary Chmielewski, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 57


Dr. Gary Chmielewski, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and general surgery.


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(312) 767-4365

Dr. Chmielewski accepts the following insurance:

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
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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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. Chmielewski's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chmielewski performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Chmielewski performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chmielewski performs Lung Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Chmielewski performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chmielewski treats Esophageal Cancer more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Chmielewski treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Chmielewski's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

NCH Medical Group is here to seamlessly deliver coordinated, top quality healthcare in our medical offices, NCH Immediate Care Centers and hospital. Whether you're seeking routine medical care or something more specialized, the NCH Integrated System of Care connects you with the care you need.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Wayne State University / Detroit Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
Wayne St U
Residency Hospital
1989
Wayne St U
Internship Hospital
1993
1989

Awards

Dr. Chmielewski's Reviews

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4.2

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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Gary Chmielewski, MD
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Dr Chmielewski treated me for Esophagial Cancer...I was in great hands...he is one of the best and most compassionate Doctors I’ve ever had. I am alive and well because of him. And his assistant Hector M. is fantastic also.
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Treated me for Empiyima and Pneumonia. Wow was I in good hands. Hi's team including Hector made my experience positive and healing. I can't say enough good things.
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He was an excellent doctor. It is great to see excellent results. Thank you for the excellent service.
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My name:Priscilla Streeter, Dr. Chmielewski and his staff was the (BEST) he treats patients like family I love him, very understanding to your needs. He's very clear and makes sure you know whats going to happen very compassionate he's truly amazing and healed me like never before I was very glad...Read More
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