Dr. Safdar Ali, MD

Dr. Safdar Ali, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Safdar Ali, MD is a cardiology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Nishtar Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore in 1984 and specializes in cardiology.

2222 W Division St Ste 220

Chicago, IL 60622

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Ali'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Nishtar Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Lukes Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wayne State University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Cincinnati Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ali has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ali's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ali to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Ali's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Ali seems perfectly competent and methodical although not very helpful when it comes to complicated issues. My biggest problem was with his office staff. His receptionist was shockingly rude and threatened to deny me my appointment after I arrived simply because she didn't understand the...more
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The best !!! I had the same cardiologist since my youth and he recently retired ...I was worried my new cardiologist ( Dr Ali) would not be as caring and knowledge as my pervious Dr... well turns out Dr Ali was just as great ... I'm so glad I met him and I differently plan on keeping him in my life...more
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This is a kind and very methodical physician. During a recent hospitalization he was a loyal and fearless advocate for me. What more can you ask for ? I was ref'd to him by a physician I have absolute admiration and faith in. He took the time to explain my complicated problem so that I could...more
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