Dr. Wadah Atassi, MD

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Dr. Wadah Atassi, MD

Nephrology | Male

(773) 284-9247

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Dr. Atassi specializes in Nephrology and practices in Chicago, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Nephrologynull
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      • Aetna
      • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Assurant Health
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
      • Cigna
      • Commercial Insurance Company
      • CoreSource
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Golden Rule
      • HealthLink
      • Humana
      • Medicaid
      • Medicare
      • MultiPlan
      • Principal Financial Group
      • Sagamore Health Network
      • UnitedHealthCare
      • WellPoint

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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Nephrology
      • Dialysis Peritoneal Nursing
      • Internal Medicine
      • Interventional Nephrology

      Board Certifications

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      • Internal Medicine
      • Nephrology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acidosis
      • Acute Kidney Failure
      • Alkalosis
      • Chronic Kidney Diseases
      • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
      • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
      • Dehydration
      • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
      • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
      • Electrolyte Disorders
      • End-Stage Renal Disease
      • Gout
      • Hydronephrosis
      • Hypercalcemia
      • Hyperkalemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypokalemia
      • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
      • Kidney Disease
      • Kidney Failure
      • Kidney Stones
      • Limb Swelling
      • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
      • Metabolic Acidosis
      • Metabolic Disorders
      • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
      • Renal Dysfunction
      • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
      • Transplanted Organ Rejection
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vitamin D Deficiency

      Procedures Performed

      • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
      • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
      • Dialysis
      • Dialysis Access Procedures
      • Dialysis Catheter Placement
      • Hemodialysis
      • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
      • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Creation
      • Percutaneous Biopsy of Autologous Kidney
      • Percutaneous Biopsy of Transplanted Kidney
      • Peritoneal Dialysis
      • Venous Access Creation and Care
      • Venous and Arterial Thrombolysis

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1985

      • Internship Hospital
        Mercy Hospital

        Completed in 1989

      • Residency Hospital
        Mercy Hospital and Medical Center

        Completed in 1991

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Loyola University Medical Center Hines Va Hospital

        Completed in 1993

      • Other Education
        Kellogg Fdn-Northwestern U

        Completed in 2002

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Arabic
      • French
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Atassi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Nephrology
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Atassi's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Atassi

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients