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Dr. Roger Andrew DeFreitas, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. DeFreitas

Northwestern Medical Group

225 E Chicago Ave Ste 21 Chicago, IL 60611

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(312) 227-4100


Dr. Roger Andrew DeFreitas, MD is a cardiology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 1990 and specializes in cardiology and pediatric cardiology.


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Dr. DeFreitas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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. DeFreitas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Congenital Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeFreitas treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 97% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
Septal Defect
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeFreitas treats Septal Defect more than 93% of his peers

Dr. DeFreitas treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
Congenital Heart Defects
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeFreitas treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 87% of his peers

Dr. DeFreitas treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric

Dr. DeFreitas' conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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What People Say About Dr. Roger Andrew DeFreitas, MD
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My now 18 year-old son recently transitioned to Dr. de Freitas in the past two years. We have seen several pediatric cardiologists over the years and have been very happy with the Lurie's experience. Dr. de Freitas is simply the BEST cardiologist we have worked with to date. He provides ample patient-doctor time, encouraging my son to understand his condition and probing him for additional questions. He has a very intelligent, calm demeanor, and my son finds him very approachable - this is so i
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Roger Andrew DeFreitas, MD is a cardiology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 1990 and specializes in cardiology and pediatric cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Education

2001
Boston Children's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1990
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Medical School
2001
1994
1990

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