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Dr. Jaafer Golzar, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 45

Dr. Golzar

Dr. Jaafer Golzar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 1999 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.


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(708) 636-7575

Dr. Golzar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
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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. Golzar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Golzar performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Golzar performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Airway Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Enteral Stenting
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Intracranial Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Wingspan™ Stent System
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Golzar performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Golzar performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Vascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Golzar treats Vascular Disease more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Golzar treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Golzar's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Hypertension

About Me

Care Philosophy

I specialize in minimally invasive techniques to treat peripheral arterial disease and complex coronary artery disease.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

2006
William Beaumont Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2005
East Carolina University / Brody School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2002
East Carolina University / Brody School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2000
East Carolina University / Brody School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1999
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
Medical School
2006
2005
2002
2000
1999

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Golzar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Golzar

2.3

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
66.66666666666667%
(6)

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He was wonderful and caring. He diagnosed my problem and was able to fix it within a timely fashion. He was knowledgeable and the surgery went well.
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