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Nabeel G. El-amir, MD, FACS - Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Nabeel G. El-amir, MD, FACS

IU Health

Cardiovascular Surgery | Thoracic Surgery

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Nabeel El-Amir is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Indiana University Health Ball Hospital. He has more than 30 years of experience as a surgeon and more than 20 years of experience as a cardiothoracic surgeon.

Dr. El-Amir earned his Bachelor’s Degree and attended medical school at Syracuse University. He attended medical school at State University of New York at Syracuse. He completed his residency from the University of Michigan and fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. He previously practiced at Michigan Medicine in Muskegon as well as Sparrow Health System as a Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon and Mohawk Valley Health System as the Medical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Lung Cancer Program. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.


Insurance plans accepted by this provider are below.

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Anthem Hoosier Care Connect
  • Anthem Hoosier Healthwise
  • Anthem Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Medicare HMO
  • Anthem Medicare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway Essentials Network
  • Care Source Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Care Source Hoosier Healthwise
  • Community Health Network - Employee Plan
  • CorVel/Corecare - Workers Compensation
Coventry/First Health
Deaconess OneCare
  • Encore Workers Compensation
  • Health Alliance Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Indiana Health Network - Workers Compensation
  • Indiana University Health - Workers Compensation
  • IU Health Plans Medicare Advantage
Lutheran Preferred
  • Managed Health Services Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Care Connect
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Healthwise
  • Managed Health Services Medicare Advantage
  • MDWise Excel Healthy Indiana Plan
  • MDWise Excel Hoosier Healthwise
  • Parkview Health Plan Signature Care PPO
  • Point Comfort - Refugee Medical Assistance Program
  • Point Comfort - Unaccompanied Children Program
Suburban Health Organization
  • The Healthcare Group Encircle
  • The Healthcare Group Encore
  • TriCare Select
  • United DSNP
  • United HealthCare
  • United HealthCare Hoosier Care Connect
  • United HMO
  • United Medicare Advantage
  • United PPO
  • VA - CCN via United Healthcare

Note: Although this listing was accurate at the time of posting, insurances change regularly, and insurance plans listed may not be accepted at all office locations for this provider. Please confirm with your insurance company that this provider is covered by your plan before your appointment.

Specialties & Details


Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Conditions & Treatments:

Cardiothoracic Surgery


School of Medicine:

SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse


University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI


Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Ball Memorial

Physician Group:

IU Health Ball Memorial Physicians


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