Dr. Nabeel El-Amir, MD

Dr. Nabeel El-Amir, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
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Dr. Nabeel El-Amir, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Muskegon, MI and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from New York State U, College of Medicine - Upstate in 1989 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

1560 E Sherman Blvd Ste 309

Muskegon, MI 49444

Contact Information

(231) 672-8643

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
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Dr. El-Amir accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
HAP Insurance
Preferred PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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Practice Areas

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, is performed to treat issues related to the heart, including congenital defects or damage caused by other conditions, such as blocked arteries or arrhythmias.Compare with other Cardiac Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. El-Amir performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 90% of their peers

Dr. El-Amir performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Heart Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. El-Amir performs Heart Surgery more than 86% of their peers

Dr. El-Amir performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. El-Amir performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 64% of their peers

Dr. El-Amir performs this procedure more than 64% of their peers

Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on surgical treatment of conditions affecting the chest, including the heart, lungs, trachea, esophagus, diaphragm and chest wall.Compare with other Thoracic Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 55% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. El-Amir performs Lung Surgery more than 92% of their peers

Dr. El-Amir performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Lobectomy, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. El-Amir performs Lobectomy, Open more than 91% of their peers

Dr. El-Amir performs this procedure more than 91% of their peers

Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. El-Amir performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 90% of their peers

Dr. El-Amir performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

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Dr. El-Amir's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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

Biography

Dr. Nabeel El-Amir, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Muskegon, MI and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from New York State U, College of Medicine - Upstate in 1989 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center
Residency Hospital
1994
University of Michigan Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1990
S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1989
New York State U, College of Medicine - Upstate
Medical School

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. El-Amir

4.1

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Horrible. Spoke to me like I was a 5 year old. Do not see!!
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Just wow. Absolutely horrible.
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Doctor El-Amir is a skilled surgeon. He saved my life by skillfully repairing my dissected aorta during emergency surgery. I owe my life to him.
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May 19, 2018
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I was a patient of his.had multiple strokes and had to have surgery.he was very good and checked on me multiple times after my surgery.he has a very good bedside manor and cares very much for his patients .would recommend him to anyone.
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Practice

West Michigan Cardiothoracic Surgeons1560 E Sherman Blvd Ste 309 Muskegon, MI 49444
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Mercy Health - Hackley Campus

Muskegon, MI

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average