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Dr. William Polito, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Polito

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Assoc SC

7447 W Talcott Ave Chicago, IL 60631

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Dr. William Polito, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and vascular surgery.


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(847) 788-1553

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Polito's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polito treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Polito treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polito treats Vascular Disease more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Polito treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polito performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Polito performs this procedure more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Polito's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • 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 Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Polito, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and vascular surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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Dr. Polito's Reviews

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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 for surgery now ..cancel!! Find a more capable man. This guy is all ego with no skill. Had big problems communicating and showing genuine car for patients.
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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 the office feeling as if he was treating me like I was an idiot. I am seeing a different doctor now.
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