Dr. Hakam Safadi, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 71

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 over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Safadi has more experience with Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Damascus Univ medical school in 1972. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Franciscan Health Crown Point and Methodist Hospitals - Northlake Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Safadi to book an appointment.

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Dr. Safadi is affiliated with Franciscan Health Crown Point Crown Point, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Safadi

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Safadi treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Safadi treats other conditions, please contact the office at (219) 769-0054.

Sleep Apnea

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.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Safadi is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Safadi
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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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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.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Safadi is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Safadi is experienced in the area of Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Pulmonary Embolism
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Dr. Safadi's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • 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
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • 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 Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Safadi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
Blue Traditional-IN
Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Bronze HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Bronze HealthSync with H.S.A-IN POS
Bronze HealthSync-IN HMO
Catastrophic Pathway-IN
Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Gold HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Gold HealthSync-IN HMO
HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
HealthSync-IN
HealthSync-IN HMO
HealthSync-IN POS
Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway-IN HMO-POS
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Silver HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Silver HealthSync-IN HMO
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

Dr. Safadi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Safadi

3.3

Based on 7 ratings

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1 Star
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YES-Very satisfied with the doctor and his staff. A member of the staff ROSIE went out of her way to solve a problem with the insurance and other problems
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Very personable thorough and carefully assess needs and acts accordingly Very happy
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Hakam Safadi, MD is a Pulmonologist in Merrillville, IN and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Safadi has more experience with...Read more

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
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Languages

  • English
  • Arabic

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Hakam Safadi, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Safadi has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Hakam Safadi, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Hakam Safadi, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Hakam Safadi, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Safadi frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Safadi specializes.

Where is Dr. Hakam Safadi, MD's office located?

Dr. Safadi's office is located at 8909 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Hakam Safadi, MD speak?

Dr. Safadi speaks Arabic and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Chest Diseases Asscts/Slp Dsrdr

Chest Diseases Associates PC8909 Broadway Merrillville, IN 46410
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Safadi is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Franciscan Health Crown Point

Crown Point, IN

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Methodist Hospitals - Northlake Campus

Gary, IN

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

St. Mary Medical Center

Hobart, IN

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average