Dr. Jorge Balaguer, MD

Dr. Jorge Balaguer, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o

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Dr. Jorge Balaguer, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

University Cardiovascular Surgeons

1725 W Harrison St Ste 1156

Chicago, IL 60612
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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. Balaguer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaguer treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer treats this condition more than 52% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaguer treats Vascular Disease more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaguer treats Heart Disease more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Septal Defect
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Cardiac surgery is a very, very technical operation. And I'm committed to perform the best technical operation every time - every time. But I never lose sight that surgery is only part of the healing process. Providing compassionate care and emotiona...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Saint Vincent Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Finochietto Hospital Argentina
Residency Hospital
Maimonides Med Center Ny
Residency Hospital
1985
Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
Medical School
1985

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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

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