Dr. Abboud Kawak MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Abboud Kawak is a pulmonologist in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Community Hospital East and Community Hospital South. He received his medical degree from Damascus University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Kawak accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Community Hospital East and one of 3 at Community Hospital South who specialize in Pulmonary Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Interests: Pulmonary Circulation

Education & Medical Training

Mercy Cath Medical Center Inc
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1997

George Washington University
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 1997 - 2000

Damascus University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1982

Stathclyde University
Other Training, Bio-Medical Engineering, 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Effect of induced hypocapnic hypopnea on upper airway patency in humans during NREM sleep.
Badr, M. S., Kawak, A., Skatrud, J. B., Morrell, M. J., Zahn, B. R., Babcock, M. A.

Post-hyperventilation hypopnea in humans during NREM sleep.
Badr, M. S., Kawak, A.

An in vitro technique to assess oxygenator potential for respiratory failure therapies.
Kawak, A. M., Gaylor, J. D., Simpson, K., Kirkland, M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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