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Dr. Peter Kakavas, MD

Cardiology*
4.3 (11)
Map Pin Small Palos Park, IL
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Peter Kakavas, MD

Dr. Peter Kakavas, MD is a Cardiologist in Palos Park, IL. They specialize in Cardiology, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease. They graduated from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and is affiliated with Silver Cross Hospital and Palos Community Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kakavas an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Kakavas works at Heart Care Centers of Illinois in Palos Park, IL with other offices in Mokena, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) and Atherosclerosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kakavas' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Heart Care Centers of Illinois SC
    13011 S 104th Ave Ste 100, Palos Park, IL 60464 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (708) 274-3278
  2. 2
    Heart Care Centers of Illinois
    19001 Old Lagrange Rd Fl 2, Mokena, IL 60448 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (708) 478-4224

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Silver Cross Hospital
  • Palos Community Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Atherosclerosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Atherosclerosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Aortic Aneurysm
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Peripheral Edema
Aortic Valve Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Hyperlipidemia
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hyperkalemia
Hypertension
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Lipid Disorders
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Pulmonary Hypertension
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Venous Compression
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioversion, Elective
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Endocarditis
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
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Ankle Disorders
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Atrial Septal Defect
Benign Heart Tumors
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypokalemia
Infective Endocarditis
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Orthostatic Hypotension
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericarditis
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Second Degree Heart Block
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Spider Veins
Subacute Endocarditis
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Third Degree Heart Block
Thrombosis
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Unstable Angina
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Venous Hypertension
Ventricular Septal Defect
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arrhythmia Screening
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
Radiofrequency Ablation
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thrombolysis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
Vein Ablation
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    • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
    • EBS-RMSCO
    • First Health
    • HealthLink
    • Humana
    • Medico
    • Meritain Health
    • MultiPlan
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    4.3
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1528022191
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Rush Presby/St Lukes
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Evanston Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Peter Kakavas, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kakavas is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Kakavas has seen patients for Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) and Atherosclerosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kakavas on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Kakavas. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kakavas.

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