Dr. Sinan Simsir, MD

Dr. Sinan Simsir, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
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Dr. Sinan Simsir, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Kankakee, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Marmara University, School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

500 N Wall St Ste C100

Kankakee, IL 60901

Contact Information

(815) 933-4400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
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(815) 933-4400

Dr. Simsir accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

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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Practice Areas

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, is performed to treat issues related to the heart, including congenital defects or damage caused by other conditions, such as blocked arteries or arrhythmias.Compare with other Cardiac Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simsir performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Simsir performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Heart Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simsir performs Heart Surgery more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Simsir performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simsir performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 63% of their peers

Dr. Simsir performs this procedure more than 63% of their peers

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Dr. Simsir's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • 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)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • 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
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • 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
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • 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
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Sinan Simsir, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Kankakee, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Marmara University, School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2004
Duke University
Fellowship Hospital
2003
University of Massachusetts
Residency Hospital
2000
Universityof Minnesota
Residency Hospital
1991
Marmara University, School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Dr. Simsir's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Simsir

3.7

Based on 7 ratings

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He is a great doctor that made all of the right choices. I am forever grateful to him.
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Domenic Moccia – May 07, 2020
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Dr Simsir saved my life. He's a no nonsense doctor who tells you like it is bu he's kind and caring and compassionate. I just love him. And I highly recommend him to anyone who has cardiac thorasic issues. I cannot say good enough things about him and can't recommend him highly.
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Mar 17, 2019
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He talked me into how he was so smart from Duke and did so many bypasses. Well I was ok going in and came out with Heart Failure. No one cares including Simsir as I am sure he is off spending 5 min before a procedure convincing someone else how smart he is !
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Locations

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Specialists

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Specialists500 N Wall St Ste C100 Kankakee, IL 60901
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    • 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: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Neptune, NJ

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)