Dr. Paul Gordon, MD

Dr. Paul Gordon, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Gordon, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Hammond, IN and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

5454 Hohman Ave Fl 1

Hammond, IN 46320

Contact Information

(219) 933-2120

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Southern Illinois University-General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo-Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gordon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gordon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gordon to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Gordon's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Oak lawn, IL
Dr Gordon is awesome! He’s intelligent, compassionate, cares about his patients, listens and explaines very well. I think he is the best in his field and so do many other patients and professionals in the industry. He saved my life multiple times, trying to keep me alive until my lungs could be...more
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in Palos Heights, IL
Dr. Gordon perfomed an esophagectomy on me due to stage 2 esophageal cancer. He is truly the best surgeon around and I felt so comfortable working with him. He is down to earth and easy to approach with difficult questions. There was no doubt in my mind that he was the best person for the job. He...more
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in Illinois
Performed lung surgery on me in Feb 2008 at Palos Hospital.2nd stage non-small cell lung cancer confined to the top section of my right lung. Surgery removed the top section along with two swollen lymph nodes. After 5-6 days in the hospital I recovered at home and followed with chemotherapy. It is...more
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