Bassam Habbal, MD

Specialty: Cardiac ElectrophysiologyCardiology

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Bassam Habbal, MD

Specialty: Cardiac ElectrophysiologyCardiology

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9555 South 52nd Avenue

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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Office: 708-636-7575

Fax: 708-636-6193

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11800 Southwest Highway

Palos Heights, IL 60463

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Office: 708-361-0220

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10837 South Cicero Avenue

Suite 200

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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10837 South Cicero Avenue

Suite 110

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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9830 South Ridgeland Avenue

Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

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11800 Southwest Highway

Palos Heights, IL 60463

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Meet Bassam Habbal, MD

About me

  • French
  • AblationsAFAFIBAngiogramsAngioplastyArrhythmia ManagementAtrial FibrillationDefibrillator ManagementElectrophysiology-CardiacInterventional CardiologyPacemaker MaintenanceStent Procedure (For Angioplasty)



  • Advocate Christ Medical Center, Cardiology
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical Center, Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Dartmouth Medical School, Interventional Cardiology
  • Advocate Christ Medical Center, Internal Medicine
  • University Of Damascus - School Of Medicine

Board certifications

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center
  • Advocate South Suburban Hospital
  • Advocate Trinity Hospital

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 358 patient ratings.


July 30, 2020 8:37 AM

Very good doctor.

July 28, 2020 8:35 AM

Dr. Habbal only sees me every 6 months, if things are going well. Thank God they are.

July 25, 2020 1:28 AM

very friendly. listen well.

July 25, 2020 1:28 AM

I am happy to have dr. Habbal as my doctor

July 6, 2020 2:57 PM

Dr. Habbal has always been a caring professional, I have been with his for the last 20 years.

July 6, 2020 2:57 PM

Dr. Habbal and his staff are wonderful healthcare providers.

June 29, 2020 3:48 PM

very good. no bad experience at all.

May 28, 2020 2:03 PM

It was a pleasant experience.

May 22, 2020 11:01 AM

Dr. Habbal the best!

May 19, 2020 9:23 AM

It was a virtual visit, conducted over the internet. Given the current worries about Covid-19, I thought this was a very effective and safe way to have my check-in with the doctor while keeping everyone safe. It went smoothly. Very good way to handle things.

May 11, 2020 1:55 PM

Best ever cardiologist

May 11, 2020 1:55 PM

All good

April 7, 2020 5:01 AM

Dr. Habbal and his staff are very attentive and customer focused. I was scared about my heart issues, but he put me at ease and made me confident about my future heart needs.

April 7, 2020 5:01 AM


March 23, 2020 11:52 AM

Always good.

March 21, 2020 11:27 AM

The nurses and staff are very efficient and helpful.

March 18, 2020 4:25 PM

very attentive to my needs.

March 7, 2020 9:35 AM


March 5, 2020 6:21 AM

My experience with this provider is very good - no complaints.

February 27, 2020 2:50 PM

I've been a patient of Dr. Habbal for many years. The care is always consistently good. And his nurse is extremely efficient and knowledgeable.

February 27, 2020 2:50 PM

I am in need of orthopedic surgery and Dr. Habbal is being extremely cautious to be sure that I can successfully have such surgery. If he should decide my health isn't good enough, I'll go by his decision. My experience with Dr. Habbal has always been top notch.

February 20, 2020 5:33 AM

Gets right down to business. No b.s. Very good with people.

February 10, 2020 8:13 PM

I had a positive visit. He checks on my current status and always wants to know how I am doing. He always answers my questions.

February 9, 2020 8:04 AM

Dr. Habbal is a great cardiologist - he always knows EXACTLy what I need to feel better and I recommend him to all my friends and relatives.

February 9, 2020 8:04 AM

Dr. Habbal and his staff are very knowledgeable AND friendly AND efficient - always a great experience from start to finish!

January 28, 2020 3:22 PM


January 8, 2020 2:18 PM

A wonderful cardiologist.

January 8, 2020 7:13 AM

Good experience.

January 6, 2020 1:05 PM

Good experience.

December 30, 2019 6:44 AM

Dr. Habbal's nursing staff and reception staff were exceptional - especially the nurse we spoke to.

December 28, 2019 8:58 AM

every thing about Dr.Habbal's office is great. nice staff, excellent Dr. very professional. Thank-you

December 28, 2019 8:58 AM

Dr.Habbal saved my life. He's me and my girl's Hero.

December 24, 2019 10:43 PM


December 21, 2019 1:02 PM

Dr. Habbal and his nurse made me feel very relaxed and important during my visit. This is very important in my eyes. As simple as it sounds, I like that I am greeted by name. Dr. Habbal is always upbeat and genuine.

December 21, 2019 1:02 PM

This was a good experience. I truly felt the care and concern that comes from a great doctor, Dr. Habbal.

December 17, 2019 11:37 PM


December 17, 2019 11:37 PM

all good

December 12, 2019 12:43 PM

very patient and informative.

December 12, 2019 12:43 PM

Dr. and nurses are truly sensitive to the needs of the patients.

November 25, 2019 6:19 PM

good interesting

November 25, 2019 1:40 PM

good experience.. knowledgeable, courteous and respectful... nice personal manner

November 22, 2019 8:45 AM

My experience was excellent! Dr. Habbal explained everything so well. He took a lot of time with me.

November 21, 2019 11:01 AM

All good!

November 18, 2019 2:54 PM

the office is run very well.Dr. Habbal is very good and so is his main nurse

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Our experience has always been good.

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Doctor is an excellent doctor and the nurse is very knowledgeable and friendly.

November 11, 2019 2:06 PM

excellent heart doctor

November 11, 2019 2:06 PM

all good

November 8, 2019 11:00 PM

very good caring doctor. And he listens to me.

October 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr.Habbal was professional and concerned with how I am treating my A fib. He .bout the strength of my heart and an impending surgery

October 20, 2019 7:00 PM

I received information in a clear and concise manner. Options were presented to me and we had discussion about why things were done in a specific manner. I was pleased with the interaction.

October 20, 2019 7:00 PM

He did surgery to place a pacemaker. I was scared and he reassured me that everything was going to be ok.

October 16, 2019 7:00 PM

He seemed concerned. But started to worry me about needing a pacemaker - really did not examine me just talked and look at some records.

September 22, 2019 7:00 PM

very good. DR HABBAL IS VERY PROFESSIONAL AND VERY KNOWLEGEABLE. PLUS A VERY CARING ATTITUDE, listens well to concerns and complaints. I thank GOD for him. GOD bless him

September 19, 2019 7:00 PM

The doctor (Habbal) is excellent.

September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent care was / is provided.

September 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Provider is always great.

September 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Habbal is my cardiologist and a very good one. He is to the point and explains things in a way you can understand.

August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Habbal and his staff are excellent

August 15, 2019 7:00 PM

I put my life in this doctors hands.

August 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Habbal. He is an excellent dr. and all the staff very very good.

July 31, 2019 7:00 PM

If you have a question he always answers to make sure you understand.

July 31, 2019 7:00 PM

Doctor is always polite. Doesn't really listen to me.

July 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Complete and thorough visit.

July 28, 2019 7:00 PM

It was a good experience and will return to this doctor. I found him to be very concern about my health.

July 15, 2019 7:00 PM

I was very satisfied with my providers and his staff.

July 7, 2019 7:00 PM

As always, I received information needed to make an informed decision about my medical care and explanation as to why a procedure was needed and what the procedure would involve.

June 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Habbal is constantly concerned about the care he does give I believe to every patient and makes you feel relaxed when talking and when leaving your visits. It is with a feeling of confidence in his care -

June 25, 2019 7:00 PM

My visit with my heart doctor, was on time, my visit with him was 06-11-19. Habbal, Bassam was the one I saw, I have no complaints with him, I am very please with him.

June 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good.

June 17, 2019 7:00 PM


June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good.

June 7, 2019 7:00 PM

very good

May 20, 2019 7:00 PM


May 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Longer wait than usual. Dr. Habbal has always taken as much time as I need, so I don't mind that THIS time I waited longer than usual.

May 7, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Habbal was very professional, and understanding.Explained plan of care.Checked all vital signs.

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent Doctor

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent xperience.

April 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Habbal is a specialist - I only visit him for heart issues - He is excellent, caring, considerate - Listens, spends time explaining -

March 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Always excellant

March 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Do not rush _____ me, asking questions, very good.

February 25, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Habbal seemed rather rushed . I know he is a busy man and I try to be brief in my visit so as not to be bothersome as I know my problems are not great.

February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

I Think they do a very good job taking cars of me

February 19, 2019 6:00 PM

very pleasant

February 16, 2019 6:00 PM

excellent provider

February 14, 2019 6:00 PM


February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

He was thorough, understanding, and helpful

February 1, 2019 6:00 PM


January 30, 2019 6:00 PM

I had a nice visit with Dr. Habbal to let him know how I am doing since he installed my two stents.

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

great doctor staff and facility.

January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

this doctor is the best of all. i have and would trust my life with him.

January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Makdah has been my doctor for over 40 yrs. The hospital is new to me. The care staff is great. So glad my doctor joined your group.

January 26, 2019 6:00 PM


January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

excellent as usual

January 14, 2019 6:00 PM


January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

I am always satisfied with my visits with Dr. Habbal. He is a great listener and he makes sure I understand his directions. I would not change to another doctor for any reason unless he retired.

December 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Very good.

December 12, 2018 6:00 PM

Mild mannered, soft speaker. Hope he remains with the Medical Group -

December 1, 2018 6:00 PM

Very informed regarding my condition

November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Saved my life

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