About Dr. Duc Thinh Pham,
Heart Valve Surgeon
Hello! My name is Dr. Duc Thinh Pham and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1997. To date, I have performed approximately 1,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 300 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Northwestern Medicine. Read more...
I believe my greatest strength is that I relate well to my patients and their families.
14 Patient Reviews for
"Many thanks to Dr. Pham for the life-saving surgery I received. I am forever grateful. Everyone at Northwestern Medicine was so wonderful, especially the day staff. They were so sweet, kind and professional. I am in awe of the great people there! Thank you!"
-- Andre Walton, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, 01/22/2021
"My results were very good with Dr. Pham. I feel great and had no problems or complications after surgery. Thank God! His manner is very pleasant!"
-- Geraldine Bentel, Mitral Valve, Tricuspid Valve, Valve Repair, Valve Replacement, 01/20/2020
-- George Mahoney, Aortic Valve, Maze Procedure, 12/08/2019
-- Todd Wilkening, Aortic Valve, Root Replacement, 09/08/2019
-- Steven Klein, Aortic Valve, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Valve Replacement, 07/08/2019
-- Slawomir Derza, Mitral Valve, Tricuspid Valve, Valve Repair, Valve Replacement, Maze Procedure, 03/28/2019
-- Peter Hughes, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Maze Procedure, 09/24/2018
-- Angelica Silva, Mitral Valve, Valve Replacement, 07/31/2018
-- Ernest Stryjak, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 07/24/2017
-- Eileen Hill, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 01/30/2017
-- Mary Ann Derouin, Aortic Valve, Tricuspid Valve, Valve Repair, Valve Replacement, Maze Procedure, 03/01/2016
Regarding bedside manner, Dr Pham was very good leading up to the surgery, but I did have trouble meeting with him afterwards for some follow-up questions while still in the hospital. However, once he was able to see me it went well. He is easy to talk to and spent as much time as I wanted.
My experiences with Dr. Pham and Nortwestern Hospital in Chicago were both very good and I recommend both."
-- Dan R, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, 01/29/2016
-- Edith Plummer, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, 01/11/2016
-- William Boultenhouse, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Root Replacement, 11/05/2014
-- Cheng Shun Mui, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Mini Sternotomy, 04/02/2010
My Specialities &
My heart surgery specialties include:
- Complex and high-risk mitral valve surgery
- Aortic valve repair and replacement including aortic root surgery
- Tricuspid valve surgery
In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:
- Mechanical circulatory support
- Heart failure
- Heart transplantation
Education, Training & Certificates
Dr. Duc Thinh Pham, heart surgeon, graduated from University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1997.
After medical school, Dr. Pham completed a General Surgery Residency in 2001 at University of North Carolina Hospitals where he served as the Administrative Chief Resident during 2002. Then, Dr. Pham completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute - Northwestern Medicine in 2004 where he served as the Chief Resident during 2005.
To advance his training, Dr. Pham completed an Advanced Fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Failure and Transplantation Surgery at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute - Northwestern Medicine in 2006.
Today, Dr. Duc Thinh Pham is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, the Society of Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Endografting Symposium, and the American Board of Surgery.
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Page last updated: July 22, 2021