Dr. Abboud Kawak MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Abboud Kawak is a pulmonologist in Indianapolis, Indiana and 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 Arabic.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Interests: Pulmonary Circulation

Other Languages Spoken

  • Arabic

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 Internal Medicine
Certified 17 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Pulmonary Disease

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

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
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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