Our Physicians: Whether they are a Cardiovascular Surgeon, or a CVT Surgeon, each are Dedicated to Helping You

We are 1 of 6 groups in Chicagoland who specialize in cardiovascular & thoracic surgery. With their thoracic education, our cvt surgeon staff are experts at chest surgery.

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 with that. Read about each physician to see who can make your life a better and healthier one.

We Specialize In

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Biopsies
  • Thoracentesis
  • Pleural Chest Tube Placement
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Repair
  • Traditional Open Chest Surgery
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Video Assisted Thoracotomy
  • Robotic Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Endoscopic Sympathectomy
  • Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeries

Charles G. Alex, MD

Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary Disease

Philip J. Alexander, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Ambar A. Andrade, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Cardiologist

Keith D. Bowersox, MD, PhD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

William G. Cotts, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Cardiologist

Chadrick A. Cross, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Michael W. Frank, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

George T. Hodakowski, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Anjali A. Joshi, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Cardiologist

Devang J. Joshi, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Eias E. Jweied, MD, PhD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Robert G. Kummerer, MD

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon

Asif K. Mustafa, MD, PhD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Pat S. Pappas, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Jessica J. Pillarella, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Cardiologist

William F. Polito, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Christopher J. Sciamanna, DO

Advanced Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Cardiologist

William E. Stansfield, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Cynthia N Steimle, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

David R. Stern, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Henry J. Sullivan, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Deborah R. Tabachnick, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Antone J. Tatooles, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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.

Interested in reading about specific groups of physicians? Click below to learn more about each specialty to see which area will best suit your needs and lifestyle.