Dr. Robert Applebaum, MD

Dr. Robert Applebaum, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Applebaum, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Hammond, IN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

5454 Hohman Ave

Hammond, IN 46320

Contact Information

(708) 346-4040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Carotid Artery Disease
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more than 41% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 41% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 41% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • National Institutes Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Applebaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Applebaum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Applebaum to family and friends
4.7
based on 27 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Applebaum'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

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Outstanding surgeons and staff.
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I think these surgeons are worth the drive or wait. Exceptional experience.
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This was a great experience with this staff and surgeons.
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Excellent experience w doctor and staff - would re
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I like these surgeons and staff. If I did not i would be dead
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Applebaum accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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