Dr. Sammy Nawas, MD

Dr. Sammy Nawas, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Sammy Nawas, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Oak Lawn, IL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1994 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

4400 W 95th St Ste 205

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Contact Information

(708) 346-4065

Insurance Accepted

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

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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. 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 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
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
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 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 14 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
    2005
  • 2004
    Harvard Med Sch/Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2001
    University Il
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 1995
    University Il
    Internship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School
    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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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Insurance accepted

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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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Palos Community Hospital

Palos Heights, IL