Dr. Jorge Balaguer, MD

Dr. Jorge Balaguer, MD

Cardiothoracic SurgeryMaleAge 59

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Dr. Jorge Balaguer, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Chicago, IL. He is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Balaguer to book an appointment.

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University Cardiovascular Surgeons

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Univ. Cardiovascular Surgeons1725 W Harrison St Ste 1156 Chicago, IL 60612
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Dr. Balaguer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Aneurysm
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Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
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Aortic Aneurysm
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Aortic Dissection
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Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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Aortic Stenosis
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Aortic Valve Disease
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Aortic Valve Regurgitation
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Aortic Valve Surgery
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Atrial Fibrillation
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Atrial Septal Defect
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Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
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Cardiac Tamponade
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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaguer performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 25% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer performs this procedure more than 25% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Carotid Artery Disease
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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
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Congenital Heart Defects
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Congenital Heart Disease
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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaguer performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 17% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer performs this procedure more than 17% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaguer treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer treats this condition more than 14% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
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Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaguer treats Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction) more than 24% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer treats this condition more than 24% of his peers

Heart Defect Repair
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Heart Tumors, Benign
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Impella Device
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Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
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Maze Procedure
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Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
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Mitral Valve Disease
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Mitral Valve Regurgitation
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Mitral Valve Stenosis
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Mitral Valve Surgery
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Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
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Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
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Pericardial Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Balaguer treats Pericardial Disease more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Balaguer treats this condition more than 60% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
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Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
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Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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Port Placements or Replacements
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Pulmonary Embolism
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Pulmonary Valve Disease
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Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
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Septal Defect
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Thoracentesis
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Tricuspid Valve Surgery
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Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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Ventricular Assist Device
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Ventricular Fibrillation
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Dr. Balaguer's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • 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
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

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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...Read more

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

Languages

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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How can I make an appointment with Dr. Jorge Balaguer, MD?

Call (312) 620-1297 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (312) 563-2762 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

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What are Dr. Jorge Balaguer, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Balaguer frequently treats Pericardial Disease, Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair, and Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Balaguer treats.

Where is Dr. Jorge Balaguer, MD's office located?

Dr. Balaguer's office is located at 1725 W Harrison St Ste 1156, Chicago, IL 60612. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Jorge Balaguer, MD speak?

Dr. Balaguer speaks Spanish, Italian, and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Jorge Balaguer, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Balaguer has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Balaguer is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received