Our Cardiac Physicians Are Dedicated to Helping You

We are one of the largest groups in the Chicagoland area specializing in cardiovascular & thoracic surgery.
With their advanced training and knowledge, our surgeons are experts in their field.

Our staff are committed to making each and every patient feel cared for and confident in every decision that they are going to make.
These are not simple or easy decisions, but that is why our staff is here to help.

Our Cardiac Providers Specialize In

  • Surgeries of the Aorta
  • Adult Congenital Heart procedures
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs)
  • Heart Transplant
  • Video Assisted Thoracotomy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Biopsies
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Philip J. Alexander, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Keith D. Bowersox, MD, PhD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Vinh Q. Chau, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Cardiologist

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Chadrick A. Cross, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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William G. Cotts, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Cardiologist

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Mark J. Dela Cruz, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant
Cardiologist

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Michael W. Frank, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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George T. Hodakowski, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Anjali A. Joshi, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Cardiologist

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Devang J. Joshi, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Eias E. Jweied, MD, PhD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Robert G. Kummerer, MD

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon

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James M. Monaco, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Cardiologist

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Asif K. Mustafa, MD, PhD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Pat S. Pappas, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Jessica J. Pillarella, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Cardiologist

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William E. Stansfield, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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William F. Polito, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Christopher J. Sciamanna, DO

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Cardiologist

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Cynthia N. Steimle, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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David R. Stern, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Henry J. Sullivan, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Deborah R. Tabachnick, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Antone J. Tatooles, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Timothy V. Votapka, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

All of our staff are passionate about helping each and every patient individually. It matters that the patient is confident in every decision throughout this entire process.

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