Dr. Ruheri Perez-Tamayo, MD

Dr. Ruheri Perez-Tamayo, MD

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Dr. Ruheri Perez-Tamayo, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Maywood, IL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Chicago Pritzker Sch Med in 1990 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

2160 S 1st Ave Ste 1036

Maywood, IL 60153

Contact Information

(708) 538-4258

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Perez-Tamayo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Perez-Tamayo performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Perez-Tamayo performs this procedure more than 76% of his peers

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

Dr. Perez-Tamayo performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Perez-Tamayo performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Perez-Tamayo treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Perez-Tamayo treats this condition more than 61% 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. Perez-Tamayo'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
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
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
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe in delivering compassionate, evidence-based care in a collaborative fashion. This collaboration includes the patients and their families, and I build this by taking all the time necessary to explain the indications, risks, and benefits of every intervention. I am easy to contact 24/7.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2001
    Loyola University Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 1999
    Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1991
    Duke University Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    University Chicago Pritzker Sch Med
    Medical School
    1990
  • 1986
    University of Chicago
    Undergraduate School
    1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Doctor Perez-Tamayo was very confident of his skills and the procedures I faced. His knowledge was very comforting and if I had to put my life in someone’s hands I am glad they were his.
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Dr was very patient and convincing, he practically saved his life!
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Absolutely wonderful care, I felt very at ease. He explained everything in detail to me. Staff provided me with great care especially the nurses. They all listened to me and provided care and compassion. They treated me like family.
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We feel that Dr. Perez-Tamayo is an amazing dr he is very clear and thorough in explaining all the pros and cons. Was there any time we needed him. Answered all of our questions. He surrounds himself with excellent staff. He gave us all our options and chose the right path for my future...Read More
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I had a good experience. The doctor is great and very calming. He made me laugh during a difficult situation. The office staff was great and very patient. Also the ICU nurses were great and took very good care of me.
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Locations

Loyola University Health System

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sun: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Group Employees PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care of Illinois
Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
Platinum PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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