Dr. Travis Abicht, Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Travis Abicht and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from University of Kansas in 2005. To date, I have performed approximately 311 cardiac surgeries, of which 87 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at hospitals including Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Read more...

1 Patient Review for Dr. Abicht

"Dr. Abicht showed great empathy and concern for me. The doctor stopped by my room every day I was in the hospital. He was involved with the other specialty teams helping to co-ordinate my treatment.

I feel my treatment from Dr. Abicht and the end results were very impressive. He inspired trust and confidence. His follow-through was excellent. I would comfortably recommend Dr. Abicht."

-- chris tracy, heart valve surgery patient

My Specialities & Interests

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

  • Mitral valve repair
  • Aortic valve disorders, dissections and endocarditis
  • Heart failure associated with valve disease

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

  • Mitral valve repair techniques
  • Mechanical assist devices for heart failure
  • Minimally invasive coronary surgery

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Travis Abicht, heart surgeon, graduated from University of Kansas in 2005.

After medical school, Dr. Abicht completed a General Surgery Residency at University of Kansas in 2010 and a Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 2013.

Dr. Abicht is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, American College of Surgeons and American Society of Artificial Internal Organs.

Dr. Abicht has been fortunate to serve on the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association executive subcommittees on education and communications.

Dr. Travis Abicht

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
201 E. Huron
Chicago, IL 60611
(888) 240-7364

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