Dr. Hakam Safadi, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 70
  
Dr. Safadi
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Chest Diseases Asscts/Slp Dsrdr

8909 Broadway Merrillville, IN 46410

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(219) 769-0054

Dr. Hakam Safadi, MD is a pulmonologist in Merrillville, IN and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Damascus Univ in 1972 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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Dr. Safadi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 93% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats Asthma more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Safadi performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 80% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats Sleep Apnea more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats Sleep Disorders more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi performs Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) more than 64% of their peers

Dr. Safadi performs this procedure more than 64% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Safadi performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Bronchiectasis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats Bronchiectasis more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.

Typically treats 60% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats Asthma more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Pleural Effusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats Pleural Effusion more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Pneumonia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats Pneumonia more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

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Dr. Safadi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats Pulmonary Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats Asthma more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safadi treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Safadi treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Safadi's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Hakam Safadi, MD is a pulmonologist in Merrillville, IN and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Damascus Univ in 1972 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1979
Cook Co Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Med Coll Ohio
Residency Hospital
1973
St Annes Hosp
Internship Hospital
1972
Damascus Univ
Medical School

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

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Locations

Chest Diseases Asscts/Slp Dsrdr

Chest Diseases Asscts/Slp Dsrdr8909 Broadway Merrillville, IN 46410
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Franciscan Health Crown Point

Crown Point, IN

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

Methodist Hospitals - Northlake Campus

Gary, IN

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

St. Mary Medical Center

Hobart, IN

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average