Dr. George Christy, MD

Dr. George Christy, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Christy, MD is a cardiology specialist in Fox River Grove, IL. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

912 Northwest Hwy Ste 4

Fox River Grove, IL 60021

Contact Information

(224) 357-8133

Insurance Accepted

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

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Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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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
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • 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 Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • 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, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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

  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Emory University School Of Med Atlanta Ga
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University School Of Med Atlanta Ga
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Luke's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Christy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Christy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Christy to family and friends
4.1
based on 15 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Christy's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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Doctor Christy is a great guy and wonderful doctor but the two receptionists, Ashley and Pam, that are in his office are completely rude and dismissive. They are not willing to verify information and are not helpful requiring the patient to speak to insurance and try to do their job when the...more
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in Lake In The Hills, IL |
I saw Dr. Christy 3 years ago for severe heart pain. A stress test was done & results showed my heart needed help-immediately! Dr. Christy put in two stents and has been my Cardiologist since. He provides his professional opinion on a variety of options for healthcare, medicine etc. Dr. Christy...more
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in Cary, IL |
Like most males I was in serious denial of a serious problem. Upon seeing Dr Christy I felt confident that his diagnosis and care would provide an answer to my problem. His angiogram found a much worse coronary artery blockage than anyone could have expected. I listened to his advice and for that...more
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in Chicago |
Bad things can happen to healthy people, even English Channel Swim Qualifiers, and Georges team saved my life when while training I collapsed from a arrhythmia, woke up from an induced coma later back to normal but now equipped with an ICD. Six months later I was back in sports this time kayaking...more
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in Fox River Grove, IL |
Dr. Christy saved my life in 2008. Dr. Christy cares about you as a patient as well as a person, and has a kind and friendly bedside manner. The Good Lord truly blessed me when Dr. Christy took care of me after I was rushed to the hospital. My stent procedure was scheduled for 1:30 in the afternoon...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Christy accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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