Pat S. Pappas, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Greater Chicago, IL

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  • University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine (1983)


  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University (1988)


  • Northwestern University Hospital (1990)


  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery


  • Advocate Christ Medical Center
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Silver Cross Hospital


Advocate Christ Medical Center

4400 W. 95th Street, Suite 308
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Phone (708) 346-4040

Fax (708) 346-3287

Heart Care

Thoracic Care

Vascular Care

Why Choose CTVSA?

Choosing Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates (CTVSA) for heart care and surgery means entrusting your health to a team at the forefront of cardiovascular excellence. Here are just a few of the ways CTVSA stands out.

Individualized Treatment Plans

At the core of CTVSA’s services is a commitment to individualized treatment plans, ensuring that each patient receives a care regimen tailored to their needs. This personalized approach fosters a deeper patient-doctor relationship and significantly enhances treatment outcomes, optimizing recovery times and overall health.

Specialized Knowledge and Training

Further cementing our leadership in the field, our cardiovascular surgeons have specialized knowledge and training, continuously remaining at the forefront of cardiac care techniques and surgical innovations. This dedication to excellence ensures all patients have access to treatments based on the latest research and best practices in heart health.

Renowned Hospital Affiliations

Our hospital affiliations play a pivotal role in our success. By collaborating with some of the most prestigious medical institutions, CTVSA expands its reach, combining our in-house expertise with these top-tier hospitals’ cutting-edge equipment and technologies. This partnership not only enhances the quality of care pre and post-operation but also creates a truly collaborative treatment plan.