Dr. Axel W. Joob MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Axel Joob is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Park Ridge, Illinois and is affiliated with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Joob accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hospital Affiliation

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Virginia
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1986

University of Virginia
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1986 - 1988

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Partial splenectomy for Gaucher's disease.
Rodgers, B. M., Tribble, C., Joob, A.

In vivo assessment of nonlinear myocardial deformation using finite element analysis and three-dimensional echocardiographic reconstruction.
Gotteiner, N. L., Han, G., Chandran, K. B., Vonesh, M. J., Bresticker, M., Greene, R., Oba, J., Kane, B. J., Joob, A., McPherson, D. D.

Recombinant aprotinin in coronary artery bypass graft operations.
Green, D., Sanders, J., Eiken, M., Wong, C. A., Frederiksen, J., Joob, A., Palmer, A., Trowbridge, A., Woodruff, B., Moerch, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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