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Dr. Sammy Nawas, MD

Thoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Nawas

Dr. Sammy Nawas, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Oak Lawn, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1994 and specializes in thoracic surgery.


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(708) 346-4065

Dr. Nawas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America 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
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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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. Nawas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nawas performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Nawas performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nawas performs Lung Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Nawas performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nawas performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Nawas performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Nawas' conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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 Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • 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
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Sammy Nawas, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Oak Lawn, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1994 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2005
Mayo Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Harvard Med Sch/Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University Il
Residency Hospital
1995
University Il
Internship Hospital
1994
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
2005
2004
2001
1995
1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Nawas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nawas

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(2)

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