Dr. Ray Sawaqed, MD

Dr. Ray Sawaqed, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Ray Sawaqed, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Merrillville, IN and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University of Jordan, Faculty of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

8777 Broadway Ste C

Merrillville, IN 46410

Contact Information

(219) 738-3854

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sawaqed performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Port Placements or Replacements
normal
more than 73% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 73% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
normal
more than 65% of peers

Dr. Sawaqed's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sawaqed ""When it comes to your heart, you should expect the optimal surgical procedure and the best outcome. My goal is to combine my commitment, skill and precision with compassionate, personalized care to deliver the best results.""

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, 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
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

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Background Check

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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

  • University of Jordan, Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Michael Reese Hosp/U IL
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Rush University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sawaqed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sawaqed's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sawaqed to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Sawaqed'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

.This surgeon has great bedside manners. He listens to what you say and responds as a human being with compassion and humor. He is an excellent surgeon for whom one of my nurses stated she would trust to do surgery on any of her children. I am grateful to him in letting me see my dog, at the...more
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Hello Doctor sawaqued my name is Linda Watson you done my surgery on June 22 2015.im doing good thank you for giving me life to live.i tell everybody who you are because you brought me with the help of the lord thank you.im very pleasure to meet you
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