Dr. Stephen Zaacks, MD

Dr. Stephen Zaacks, MD

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Age 52
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Dr. Stephen Zaacks, MD is a cardiology specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in cardiology and cardiovascular & metabolic diseases.

1632 W Central Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact Information

(847) 618-2500

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Zaacks'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases

2  Board Certifications

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

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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15  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

  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zaacks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zaacks' Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zaacks to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Zaacks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would never recommend Steven Zaacks to ANYBODY!! After seeing me for three years and completely ignoring my symptons, I switched to a REAL DOCTOR and had extensive open-heart surgery almost immediately. Zaacks totally ignored torn cordae tendonae of my mitral valve. He should be digging ditches,...more
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Hello. We are sorry to hear about your experience. Quality patient care is always very important to us and we strive to deliver an excellent healthcare experience. The NCH Patient Relations Team would be happy to hear about your experience so we can improve our service for future patients. NCH Patient Relations Specialists can be reached at 847-618-4390 during standard business hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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The staff called 15 minutes before my appoint and stated the Dr. Could not see me because I did not have a referral. They did not call my doctor and I was referred by the emergency room from the day before as I was there with massive chest pains. The staff was not helpful in any way at all. I...more
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