Dr. Timothy Votapka, MD

Dr. Timothy Votapka, MD

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Dr. Timothy Votapka, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Elgin, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1435 N Randall Rd Ste 210

Elgin, IL 60123

Contact Information

(847) 695-1620

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
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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. Votapka's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aneurysm
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Votapka treats Aneurysm more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Votapka treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Votapka treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Votapka treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Votapka performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Votapka performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Dr. Votapka's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
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
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
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
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracentesis
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. Timothy Votapka, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Elgin, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1993
Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1988
University Kans
Residency Hospital
1983
University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
1991
1988
1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Votapka's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Votapka

4.1

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Today marks the 20th anniversary of my bypass surgery so ably performed by Dr. Votapka back in 1998. I now count birthdays off of this date...which means I'm actually only 20 years old today, not 68. I have had 20 years without a single cardiac issue. I could say I was lucky, but luck has little...Read More
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Dr. Timothy V. Votapka, recently placed a Endovascular Stent Graft to treat my Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. My surgery was done at Good Shepherd hospital in Barrington. I felt that he took the time to explain the entire procedure, he worked with me to reschedule my surgery to a earlier date, both him...Read More
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Dr. Votapka repaired my mitral valve prolapse. According to Cleveland Clinic he used a ring which was too small, resulting in severe mitral valve stenosis. Because of his incompetence I had numerous miscarriages, and will never be able to have a family. He told me I would adjust to the dizzy...Read More
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Dr votapka used a mitral valve ring which according to Cleveland clinic was "too small" causing me to have severe mitral valve stenosis. His incompetence cause me to have several miscarriages, inability do much of anything. After his surgery he said my dizziness, low blood pressure and resting...Read More
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Dr Votapka may be the best heart surgeon in the NW Suburban Chicagoland area. I had a serious coronary artery blockage that Dr Votapka repaired. But it is the stories I heard during rehab that made me realize even more what a talented Heart Surgeon he is. Literally, this man walks on water! I...Read More
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HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
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Humana
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MultiPlan
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