Dr. William F. Polito, MD

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Dr. William F. Polito, MD

Cardiac Surgery | Male

Cardiac Surgery Associates 7447 W Talcott Ave Ste 512, Chicago, IL 60631 Get Directions
(847) 788-1553

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Dr. Polito specializes in Cardiac Surgery and practices in Chicago, IL. He practices at 2 locations.

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      Specialties

      • Cardiac Surgery

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      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
      • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Aneurysm
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atherosclerosis
      • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cancer
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Coronary Artery Dissection
      • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Empyema
      • Endocarditis
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
      • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
      • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
      • Septal Defect
      • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Venous Compression
      • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Venous Insufficiency

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
      • Aortic Valve Surgery
      • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
      • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Dialysis Access Procedures
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
      • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
      • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
      • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Defect Repair
      • Heart Surgery
      • Impella Device
      • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Laparotomy
      • Lobectomy, Open
      • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
      • Lung Removal, Open
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Maze Procedure
      • Mitral Valve Surgery
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Peripheral Artery Bypass
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
      • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1994

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Arizona Medical Center

        Completed in 2000

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Arizona Medical Center

        Completed in 2004

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Herman Hosp-U Texas
        M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
        Texas Heart Institute

        Completed in 2006

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Georgia

        Graduated in 1990

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Polito's Office & Staff

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