Surgeon Spotlight: With Over 4,000 Heart Valve Procedures Complete, Dr. Patrick McCarthy Is Celebrated By His Patients

By Adam Pick on October 6, 2011

It is an honor to shine our surgeon spotlight on Dr. Patrick McCarthy, the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

During his 30-year career, which includes training and clinical work at Stanford University, The Mayo Clinic and The Cleveland Clinic, Doctor Patrick McCarthy has performed over 10,000 cardiac procedures including 4,000 operations involving heart valve treatment. Here is a quick video about Dr. McCarthy’s ongoing pursuit of healthy hearts.

 

 

Specific to our community, Dr. McCarthy is one of the most recommended surgeons at the Heart Valve Surgeon Locator.

At Dr. McCarthy’s surgeon profile page, you will find over thirty testimonials from former patients including Jerry Scogin, Bev Thompson, Linda Reents and John DiFazio.

 

Patient Testimonial For Dr. Patrick McCarthy

 

Personally, I’ve been very fortunate to meet and exchange email with Doctor McCarthy several times since launching this website.  He has always been very responsive to and supportive of this patient advocacy effort. Furthermore, Dr. McCarthy has performed heart valve surgery on two family friends – Ari Mintzer (aortic valve replacement) and Nina Feinberg (mitral valve replacement). Both Ari and Nina are both doing great!

  • To see over 100 patient testimonials for Dr. McCarthy, click here.

Thanks to Dr. McCarthy and his team at Northwestern!

Keep on tickin!
Adam


Written by Adam Pick
- Patient & Website Founder

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and The Wall Street Journal.

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and The Wall Street Journal.

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