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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 54

800 Biesterfield Rd Ste 4005
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
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Dr. Bresticker's Experience

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Dr. Bresticker's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Bresticker Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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Hospital Quality

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Palos Community Hospital
12251 S 80th Ave
Palos Heights, IL 60463
Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
4440 W 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates, S.C.Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates
800 Biesterfield Rd Ste 4005
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
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Hammond, IN 46320
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    Dr. Bresticker's Experience

    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
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    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Ventricular Assist Device
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Heart Tumors, Malignant
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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    Background Check for Dr. Bresticker

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1987

    Internship Hospital

    Northwestern University
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    Northwestern University
    Complete in 1993
    University Pittsburgh Med Center
    Complete in 1996

    Fellowship Hospital

    Northwestern University, McGraw Medical School
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bresticker & Staff

    • English
    • Polish
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Bresticker's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Adventist Hinsdale Hospital

    • Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital

    • Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center

    • Advocate Condell Medical Center

    • Gottlieb Memorial Hospital

    • Palos Community Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Bresticker's Office & Staff

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

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    Office Locations

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    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates, S.C.Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates
    800 Biesterfield Rd Ste 4005
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    (847) 593-4116 (Office)
    (847) 593-4135 (Fax)
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    Margaret Hospital
    5454 Hohman Ave Dept Cv
    Hammond, IN 46320
    (219) 933-2120 (Office)
    (219) 933-2583 (Fax)
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    Metro South Medical Center
    12935 Gregory St
    Blue Island, IL 60406
    (708) 371-2057 (Office)
    (708) 371-4569 (Fax)
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    Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Association
    4400 W 95th St Ste 205
    Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    (708) 346-4040 (Office)
    (708) 346-3287 (Fax)
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    Hinsdale Hospital
    120 N Oak St Rm 2217
    Hinsdale, IL 60521
    (630) 568-3882 (Office)
    (630) 568-3886 (Fax)
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    Hoffman Estates
    1555 Barrington Rd Ste 2550
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
    (847) 593-4116 (Office)
    (847) 593-4135 (Fax)
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    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates, S.C.
    1435 N Randall Rd Ste 210
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (847) 695-1620 (Office)
    (888) 990-2186 (Fax)
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