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

Emory University
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

Fellow (FACS), 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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