Dr. Michael Fortsas, MD

Dr. Michael Fortsas, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Michael Fortsas, MD is a cardiology specialist in Barrington, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Ross University, School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

400 W Northwest Hwy

Barrington, IL 60010

Contact Information

(847) 382-4600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fortsas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Congenital Heart Defects
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Fortsas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Defects
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Ross University, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Aurora Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Aurora Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Aurora Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Chief Medical Resident
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fortsas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fortsas' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fortsas to family and friends
23 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Fortsas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My appointments were dragged out almost for a month. I didn't get my test results for over a week for my echocardiogram and then waited another week on my 24 hr monitor. Then I was told I had to wait another 2 wks to get the stress test. I told him I wanted to get this done before we left for...more
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Dr. Fortsas is a very warm and caring physician, he invites questions and takes time to explain and confirm understanding. His warmth generates the feeling that he cares about my total well being and not just my heart health.
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Fabulous cardiologist! Called his office as new patient. After another cardiologist canceled skilled nursing facility decision to take my father to E/R, his office requested files to be sent over - first it was - we'll call u back - then-can u get yr father to our office today - then tell facility...more
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