Dr. Gary Chmielewski, MD

Dr. Gary Chmielewski, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
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Dr. Gary Chmielewski, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and surgery.

University Thoracic Surgeons

1725 W Harrison St Ste 774

Chicago, IL 60612
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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. 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:

Aneurysm
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
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
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, 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, 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
Segmentectomy, Open
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
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

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • 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
    1993
  • 1989
    Wayne St U
    Internship Hospital
    1989

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Dr. Chmielewski's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chmielewski

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Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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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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Insurance accepted

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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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Northwest Community Hospital

Arlington Heights, IL

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