Dr. Michael Fortsas, MD

Dr. Michael Fortsas, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Fortsas, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Barrington, IL. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

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

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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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Procedures

  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fortsas to family and friends
4.4
based on 23 total reviews (3 with 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)

in McHenry |
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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in Woodstock, IL |
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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in Algonquin, IL |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fortsas accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Fortsas has admitting privileges

Centegra Hospital - McHenry
4201 W Medical Center Dr
McHenry, IL 60050
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Centegra Hospital - Woodstock
3701 Doty Rd
Woodstock, IL 60098
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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
450 W Il Route 22
Barrington, IL 60010
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