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Dr. Joseph Forbess, MD

Pediatric Cardiology ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Forbess

Joseph Forbess

225 E Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60611

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Dr. Joseph Forbess, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1990 and specializes in pediatric cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.


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I want to thank Dr. Forbess for his excellent care for my daughter, Elizabeth Lyn Ord. She’s 18 now and still going strong with the graft that was placed in 2003 at the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta.
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I would like to thank you so much with out you and god and your staff my son Keithan might not of lived the life he did so thank you from The Thomas family Tomorrow marks his 6 year Death Anniversary 2/1/09-1/3/12....RIP KEITHAN
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Biography

Dr. Joseph Forbess, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1990 and specializes in pediatric cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1999
Duke University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Duke University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1994
Chldns Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Duke University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1990
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1999
1997
1994
1991
1990

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(800) 543-7362

Dr. Forbess accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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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. Forbess' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. Forbess treats Heart Disease more than 15% of his peers

Dr. Forbess treats this condition more than 15% of his peers

Dr. Forbess' conditions and procedures:

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease