Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Patrick M McCarthy, MD

Patrick M McCarthy, MD

Executive Director, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Chief of Cardiac Surgery in the Department of Surgery

Heller-Sacks Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery) and McCormick School of Engineering

Focus of Work


Valve Repair/Replacement, Mitral Valve Repair, Atrial Fibrillation Surgery, Maze Procedure, Aortic Aneurysm, Coronary Bypass Surgery, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy / Myectomy, Minimally Invasive Surgery


Education and Certification

  • MD: Loyola University-Stritch School of Medicine (1980)
  • Residency: Mayo Clinic-Rochester, General Surgery (1985)
  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic-Rochester (1988)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Hospital (1989)
  • Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery


Administrative office: 312-695-3114
Clinic (for patients): 312-664-3278

NMH/Galter Room 11-140
201 E Huron
Chicago IL 60611