Dr. Patrick McCarthy, Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Patrick McCarthy and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Loyola in 1980. To date, I have performed approximately over 10,000 cardiac surgeries, of which over 4,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Northwestern Medicine. Read more...

52 Patient Reviews for Dr. McCarthy

"We instantly liked Dr. Patrick McCarthy. My recovery from aortic valve replacement has been excellent!"

-- John DiFazio, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 11/02/2010

"Dr. McCarthy is a caring surgeon and highly skilled. I had full confidence in him and his medical team and approached surgery with great calm and confidence.

I would recommend Dr. McCarthy to everyone who needs heart surgery and thank him for his dedication to the heart association and his skillful way to repair our hearts.

I am a grateful, mended heart patient. "

-- Madlyn Daniel, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, 01/06/2015

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My Specialities & Interests

Specific to heart valve surgery, you should know that I have several specialties including:

  • Mitral valve repair & replacement
  • Aortic valve, bicuspid aortic valve and aneurysm operations
  • Maze surgery for atrial fibrillation and tricuspid valve surgery

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Tricuspid surgery
  • Mitral repair
  • Atrial fibrillation treatment with valve surgery

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Patrick McCarthy, heart surgeon, graduated from Loyola in 1980.

After medical school, Dr. McCarthy completed a General Surgery Residency at the Mayo Clinic in 1985, a Cardiac Surgery Residency at the Mayo Clinic in 1988, and a Heart Transplant Fellowship at Stanford University Hospital in 1989.

Dr. Patrick McCarthy is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) and Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery.

Dr. Patrick McCarthy

Northwestern Medicine
675 N St. Clair Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(888) 531-7541

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