Dr. Michel Ilbawi, MD

Dr. Michel Ilbawi, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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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

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ilbawi "Taking care of children is a privilege that I greatly appreciate. Being a parent myself, I identify with families' and children's' needs."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Vascular Disease

6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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Rebecca in Oswego, IL – Jul 18, 2017
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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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Shannon in janesville, wi – Feb 28, 2017
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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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Matthew Leonard in Western Springs, Il. – Mar 05, 2016
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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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Chicago,IL – Jan 30, 2016
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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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Jason Berry in Woodridge, IL – Jan 16, 2016
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