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 14 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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Dr. Sawaqed's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sawaqed treats Vascular Disease more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Sawaqed treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sawaqed treats Pulmonary Disease more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Sawaqed treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sawaqed treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Sawaqed treats this condition more than 52% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Sawaqed's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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 Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
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
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
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

Care Philosophy

"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."

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2005
Rush University
Fellowship Hospital
2003
St Joseph Hospital
Residency Hospital
1998
Michael Reese Hosp/U Il
Internship Hospital
1988
University Of Jordan, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
2005
2003
1998
1988

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sawaqed's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sawaqed

4.2

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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.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...Read 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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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Pekin Insurance
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Universal American

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