Dr. Michel Ilbawi, MD

Dr. Michel Ilbawi, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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72 y/o
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Dr. Michel Ilbawi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 43 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Rush University Pediatric Cardiac Surgeons

1653 W Congress Pkwy Ste 744

Chicago, IL 60612
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • 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. Ilbawi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ilbawi performs Heart Surgery more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Ilbawi performs this procedure more than 33% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ilbawi performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 9% of his peers

Dr. Ilbawi performs this procedure more than 9% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. Ilbawi's conditions and procedures:

Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pericardial Disease
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Septal Defect
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Taking care of children is a privilege that I greatly appreciate. Being a parent myself, I identify with families' and children's' needs.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Case Western Reserve
    Fellowship Hospital
  • American University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1978
    Children's Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Case Western Reserve University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1977
  • 1975
    American University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1975
  • 1971
    American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1971

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

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Couldn't love, respect or admire a doctor more. He is brilliant, kind, patient and our trust in him is beyond measure.
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ahhhh, Dr. Ilbawi. Very few words can be said about the Good Doctor to encompass my awe and adoration. He eminates an aura of ineffible concern and kindness, and exudes well deserved confidence- or perhaps faith. Our son was born with TGA, and at 1 week old had surgery. We ended our 5 minute...Read More
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A brilliant pediatric heart surgeon. Our daughter was born with TOF. She has underwent two open heart surgeries with Dr. Ilbawi. I didn't know people like Dr. Ilbawi existed on this Earth. He truly loves his heart kids. We are blessed to have him. He is the miracle man.
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Hi is one the best doctor I've ever met, he knows his job! He has many years experience.??????????
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Dr. Ilbawi truly is a miracle worker. He has performed 2 surgeries on our infant daughter and has given her a chance at life. Before each surgery he sits down with the parents and discusses his plans and answers all questions no matter how silly they may seem. He gives parents hope for the future...Read More
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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
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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