Dr. George Tadeusz Hodakowski MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. George Hodakowski is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Hammond, Indiana and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 10 doctors at Advocate Christ Medical Center and one of 5 at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 1986–1993
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1993–1996
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Class of 1986
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
IL State Medical License
Active through 2014
IN State Medical License
Active through 2015
Awards, Honors & Recognition
American College of Surgeons
Publications & Presentations
Clinical significance of perioperative Q-wave myocardial infarction: the Emory Angioplasty versus Surgery Trial.
Hodakowski, G. T., Craver, J. M., Jones, E. L., King, S. B., Guyton, R. A.
Third-time coronary artery bypass operations: surgical strategy and results.
Craver, J. M., Hodakowski, G. T., Shen, Y., Weintraub, W. S., Accola, K. D., Guyton, R. A., Jones, E. L.
Prevention of postoperative pericardial adhesions with a hyaluronic acid coating solution. Experimental safety and efficacy studies.
Mitchell, J. D., Lee, R., Hodakowski, G. T., Neya, K., Harringer, W., Valeri, C. R., Vlahakes, G. J.
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5454 Hohman Ave
Cardiovascular Dept., Lst Floor
Hammond, IN 46320
Phone: (219) 933-2120
Fax: (219) 933-2583