About Dr. Aqeel Sandhu,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Aqeel Sandhu and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from King Edward Medical College (Pakistan) in 1987. To date, I have performed approximately 7,000 cardiac surgeries, of which over 500 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital. Read more...

1 Patient Review for
Dr. Sandhu

"I was very impressed with Dr. Sandhu. He is very informative and easy to talk to. I never felt rushed. All of my questions were answered."

-- John Sterritt, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 09/10/2020

My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Aortic valve repair and replacement
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Atrial fibrillation (Maze procedure), aortic aneurysms and coronary artery disease

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Aqeel Sandhu, heart surgeon, graduated from King Edward Medical College (Pakistan) in 1987.

After medical school, Dr. Sandhu completed a General Surgery Residency at Harlem Hospital Center, an affiliate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, in 2002. Dr. Sandhu also completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, in 2000.

To further his specialties in cardiac surgery, Dr. Sandhu completed an Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in 2002.

Dr. Sandhu is board-certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery and he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. Aqeel Sandhu, MD

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Sandhu, you can:

  • Call (888) 640-6915 right now
  • Request an appointment by clicking here.

The office of Dr. Sandhu is located at 4309 Medical Center Drive, Suite A200, McHenry, IL 60050. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.



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Page last updated: September 22, 2020