About 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 10,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 5,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Northwestern Medicine. Read more...

155 Patient Reviews for
Dr. McCarthy

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

-- John DiFazio, heart valve surgery patient

"After 3 open heart surgeries, I was not rushing into another surgery that I needed until I met the talented and kind Dr. McCarthy. He answered all my questions and concerns. Dr. McCarthy did a remarkable surgery. In addition, he came to visit me often in the hospital. He is the best surgeon."

-- Barbara Glass, Mitral Valve, Valve Replacement, 12/15/2019

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • 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.

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

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. Patrick McCarthy, MD

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

  • Call (888) 531-7541 right now
  • Request an appointment by clicking here.

The office of Dr. McCarthy is located at 675 N St. Clair Street , Chicago, IL 60611. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.



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Page last updated: June 19, 2020