Dr. Husam Balkhy, MD

Dr. Husam Balkhy, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Husam Balkhy, MD is a general surgery specialist in Kankakee, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from King Abdulaziz University, College Of Medicine and Allied Sciences in 1987 and specializes in general surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

500 N Wall St

Kankakee, IL 60901

Contact Information

(815) 933-4400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Balkhy performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Congenital Heart Disease
high
more than 90% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
high
more than 30% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Balkhy's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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 Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • 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
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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47  Procedures

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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

  • King Abdulaziz University, College Of Medicine and Allied Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • New Eng Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • New Eng Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Lahey Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • New Eng Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balkhy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balkhy's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balkhy to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Balkhy'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
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