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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23 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • 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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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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    Sanctions

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    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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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

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  • 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

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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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