Dr. Husam Balkhy, MD

Dr. Husam Balkhy, MD

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Balkhy's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Maze Procedure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balkhy performs Maze Procedure more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Balkhy performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mini-Maze Procedure
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balkhy performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Balkhy performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balkhy treats Heart Disease more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Balkhy treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Balkhy's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test 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) Test PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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