Dr. William Polito, MD

Dr. William Polito, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. William Polito, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

7447 W Talcott Ave

Chicago, IL 60631

Contact Information

(847) 788-1553

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiac Electrophysiology
normal
more than 64% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 64% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 59% of peers

Dr. Polito'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.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

68  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 Stenosis
  • 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)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • 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)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • 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
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59  Procedures

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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 Georgia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University of Arizona Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University of Arizona Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Herman Hosp-U Texas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Texas Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Naval Aerospace Med Inst
    Other Education | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Polito has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Polito's Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polito to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Polito's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Sadly very rude and rushed. Not a pleasant visit at all.
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Horrible bedside manner, horrible condescending attitude, acts like he knows what he’s doing but he really has no clue. His treatments are outdated and he isn’t aware of more current methods of surgery. Should not handle anything lung related whatsoever. He botched my surgery, if you’re scheduled...more
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He performed a surgery on me that failed. I always have the impression when he is talking to me that he is being condescending. He has little education or experience with my condition yet he acts like an expert. Instead of putting his ego aside and genuinely being concerned and helping me, I left...more
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