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Dr. James Tuchek, DO

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 64
Dr. James Tuchek, DO
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Dr. James Tuchek, DO is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Joliet, IL.
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Dr. James Tuchek, DO

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 64
Joliet, IL
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience
Dr. James Tuchek, DO is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Joliet, IL.

About

Dr. James Tuchek, DO is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Joliet, IL and has 19 years experience. They graduated from Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Loyola University Medical Center, Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers, Franciscan Health Crown Point, AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet and Franciscan Health Dyer. Dr. Tuchek has experience treating conditions like Aortic Aneurysm among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Tuchek received an average rating of 4.6/5 from patients and has been reviewed 13 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Tuchek is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Aortic Aneurysm
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Aortic Aneurysm
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Valve Disease
Atrial Fibrillation
Carotid Artery Disease
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Partial Lung Collapse
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleural Effusion
Systolic Heart Failure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Repair
Aortic Valve Surgery
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Maze Procedure
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Aneurysm
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Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Septal Defect
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Pleural Neoplasm
Cardiac Tamponade
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Dissection
Empyema
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Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Fistula
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Interstitial Lung Disease
Lung Cancer
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Noninfective Endocarditis
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pulmonary Embolism
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aortic Angioplasty
Aortic Arch Repair
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pancoast Tumor Excision
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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  • Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
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    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
  • HealthSync Options POS
    HealthSync PPO IN POS
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  • Choice Plus POS
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    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Office
    301 Madison St Ste 280, Joliet, IL 60435
  2. 2 Office
    3800 W 203rd St Ste 203, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
  3. 3 Cardiac Surgery Associates
    801 MacArthur Blvd Ste 204, Munster, IN 46321
  4. 4 Cardiac Care Associates Inc.
    1205 S Main St Ste 101, Crown Point, IN 46307

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4.6
Based on 13 Reviews
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4 Stars (1)
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1 Star (1)

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Nov 04, 2023
Excellent surgeon and excellent staff Highly recommend him
P Toepfer — Nov 04, 2023
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Biography
  • Dr. James Tuchek, DO is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Joliet, IL and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005. He specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
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Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
    2005
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Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. James Tuchek, DO. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Tuchek's profile.

Dr. James Tuchek, DO is affiliated with Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Loyola University Medical Center, Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers, Franciscan Health Crown Point, AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet and Franciscan Health Dyer.

Yes, Dr. James Tuchek, DO holds board certification in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

    3815 Highland Ave, Downers Grove, IL

  • Loyola University Medical Center

    2160 S 1st Ave, Maywood, IL

  • Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers

    150 W High St, Morris, IL

  • Franciscan Health Crown Point

    1201 S Main St, Crown Point, IN

  • AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet

    333 Madison St, Joliet, IL

  • Franciscan Health Dyer

    24 Joliet St, Dyer, IN