Dr. George Hodakowski, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(7)
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Dr. George Hodakowski, MD
Dr. George Hodakowski, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Hammond, IN. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Hodakowski is affiliated with Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Franciscan Health Hammond, Palos Community Hospital, Franciscan Health Michigan City, Franciscan Health Dyer , Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Franciscan Health Crown Point.

5454 Hohman Ave Fl 1

Hammond, IN 46320

Contact Information

(219) 933-2120

Dr. George Hodakowski, MD

Dr. George Hodakowski, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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more than 96% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 82% of peers
Heart Surgery
high
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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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
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Chicago Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Chicago Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hodakowski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hodakowski's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hodakowski to family and friends
3.9
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Hodakowski's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Hodakowski accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Hodakowski has admitting privileges

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
120 N Oak St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital
5101 Willow Springs Rd
La Grange, IL 60525
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Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
4440 W 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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Franciscan Health Crown Point
1201 S Main St
Crown Point, IN 46307
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Franciscan Health Dyer
24 Joliet St
Dyer, IN 46311
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Franciscan Health Hammond
5454 Hohman Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
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Franciscan Health Michigan City
301 W Homer St
Michigan City, IN 46360
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Palos Community Hospital
12251 S 80th Ave
Palos Heights, IL 60463
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