Dr. Joseph Forbess, MD

Dr. Joseph Forbess, MD

Pediatric Cardiology  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Joseph Forbess, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1990 and specializes in pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery.

225 E Chicago Ave

Chicago, IL 60611

Contact Information

(800) 543-7362

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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more than 28% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

11  Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease

3  Procedures

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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