Dr. Brian Shortal, MD

Dr. Brian Shortal, MD

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Dr. Brian Shortal, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bannockburn, IL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1996 and specializes in cardiology, internal medicine, and more.

2151 Waukegan Rd # 100

Bannockburn, IL 60015

Contact Information

(847) 444-5300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shortal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shortal treats Hypertension more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shortal treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shortal treats Heart Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shortal treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shortal treats Heart Palpitations more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shortal treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shortal's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Autonomic Disorders
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Imaging
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Cardioversion, Elective
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Echocardiography
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Valve Diseases
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Venous Hypertension

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Shortal's Top 5 Areas of Expertise: 1) Preventive Cardiology; 2) Cardiac (Heart) Catheterization; 3) Hypertension (High Blood Pressure); 4) Nuclear cardiology; 5) Cardiac (Heart) Arrhythmias.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Nuclear Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine

Education

  • 2004
    Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2001
    Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 1997
    Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    Emory University
    Medical School
    1996

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Broken Heart Syndrome, 02/2008
  • Catheter-induced Vasospasm of Both the Right External Iliac and Right Coronary Arteries During Coronary Angiography, 2005
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Results in Acute Increases in Oxidized Phospholipids and Lipoprotein(a): Short-Term and Long-Term Immunologic Responses to Oxidized Low-Density Lipoprotein, 2004
  • North Shore Connection, 01/2012
  • Matters of the Heart, 02/2008
  • Preferential Uptake of Radiolabeled Oxidation Specific Antibodies in Lipid-Rich vs. Collagen-Rich Lesions: Implications for Noninvasive Imaging of Vulnerable Plaques, 2003
  • Lights..Camera..Cath Lab, 01/2008
  • In vivo uptake of radiolabeled MDA2, an oxidation-specific monoclonal antibody, provides an accurate ex vivo measure of atherosclerotic lesions rich in oxidized lipids and is highly sensitive to their regression, 2000

Dr. Shortal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shortal

4.8

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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