George Nijmeh, MD

Cardiology

4.8
371 Ratings
Practices In: Winfield
Patients Seen: Adults

I pro­vide indi­vid­u­al­ized, evi­dence based and com­pas­sion­ate care to my patients. I believe it’s best to work in part­ner­ship with my patients and their fam­i­ly to devel­op an opti­mal and informed treat­ment plan to main­tain and improve upon their car­diac health.

Next Available Appointments
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within the last three (3) years

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Clinical Hypertension, Echocardiography
Languages
English, Arabic, Spanish
Awards & Accolades
Medical Resident of the Year 2000
Clinical Interests

Hyper­ten­sion, Car­diac stress test­ing, Trans­esophageal echocar­dio­g­ra­phy, Pre­ven­ta­tive car­di­ol­o­gy, High cho­les­terol, Valvu­lar heart dis­ease, Heart fail­ure, Coro­nary artery dis­ease and Atri­al fibrillation

Personal Interests

I enjoy spend­ing time with my fam­i­ly, trav­el­ing and bike riding.

Memberships
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology American Society of Echocardiography American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Avenue Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 630-275-2700 Get Directions
Edward Hospital
801 S. Washington St. Naperville, Illinois 60540 630-527-3000 Get Directions
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
25 North Winfield Road Winfield, Illinois 60190 630-933-1600 Get Directions
School
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine Graduation Date: 2005 Degree: MD
Residency
University of Illinois at Chicago Resident and Chief Resident in Internal Medicine
Fellowships
University of Illinois at Chicago Cardiology
Physician’s Publications
Utilizing Three-Dimensional Echocardiography in Cardioscopic Left Ventricular Myxoma Resection
November 2012
When an Unidentified Foreign Object Appears in the Inferior Vena Cava: Recognizing the Presence of TIPS Stent on Transthoracic Echocardiographic Imaging
February 2011
"Flap Valve Phenomenon" Limiting Aortic Regurgitation in Prosthetic Valve Dehiscence
August 2011

Procedures

24-Hour Holter Monitoring, 30-Day Event Monitoring, Ambulatory Rhythm Monitoring (Holter monitor, Event Monitor, and Patch Monitor), CT (Computed Axial Tomography), Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Testing, Cardioversion, Diagnostic Testing, EKG Stress Testing, Echocardiographic Stress Testing, Echocardiography Stress Testing, Electrical Stimulation, Electrocardiogram, Imaging, MUGA Testing, Nuclear Technology Program, Pharmacologic Stress Testing, Transesophageal Echocardiography

Conditions

Structural Heart Disease, Women and Heart Disease

Ratings


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
371 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.7
366 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.8
365 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.8
362 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.8
361 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.8
360 Ratings

Comments


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"Doc was thorough and thoughtful."
5
Feb. 24, 2021
"very knowledgeable"
5
Feb. 23, 2021
"*Dr. Nijmeh is a wonderful physician. He listens so personable & makes you feel like you are his only patient by the time he responds listening."
5
Feb. 18, 2021
"very happy with Dr George"
5
Feb. 14, 2021
"good"
5
Feb. 10, 2021
"Both the nurse assistant and Dr. Nijmeh are professional in their approach and have admirable social skills that put me at ease. I sense that I am with caring people who are not merely technicians but also human beings who perform their work and share their expertise in a generous and gracious manner."
5
Feb. 10, 2021
"very attentive"
5
Feb. 3, 2021
"I would highly recommend Dr. Nijmeh and his care team to anyone asking for help in locating a great cardiac care team."
5
Feb. 3, 2021
"Dr. Nijmeh displays great interest in his patients well being. Dr. Nijmeh is a humble, respectful and caring cardiologist. His care caterers to your needs. Since working with Dr. Nijmeh, I have a strong healthy heart. Thank you, my Cardiologist!"
5
Jan. 30, 2021
"*Dr. Nijmeh is kind, respectful and caring."
5
Jan. 21, 2021
"very personable."
4.75
Jan. 21, 2021
"The doctor ALWAYS takes his time to hear me out and address everyone of my questions and my needs."
5
Jan. 20, 2021
"liked his skilled explanations, care and compassion and focus on finding solutions to problems."
5
Jan. 13, 2021
"Very personable and answers questions you may be worried about."
5
Jan. 6, 2021
"The doctor was mindful of the rising cost of a medication I was taking and consequently gave me the option of switching to an appropriate alternative, resulting in substantial savings for me."
5
Dec. 31, 2020
"excellent doctor"
5
Dec. 24, 2020
"Great job by Dr. Nijmeh!"
5
Dec. 17, 2020
"Nice guy, he listens well."
5
Dec. 9, 2020
"I would definitely recommend"
5
Nov. 30, 2020
"Dr Nijmeh spends a lot of time listening to your symptoms and concerns. He is non-judgemental and is a caring physician."
5
Nov. 26, 2020
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