Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Division Chief's Message

Welcome to the Division of Cardiac Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  Ranked first in Illinois and among the nation's most elite programs by U.S. News & World Report, the division is widely respected nationally as both an innovator and leader. Through Feinberg-affiliated care sites, our faculty members provide excellent patient care spanning the full complement of adult cardiac surgery. Our educational programs seek to impart our commitment to compassionate care onto future leaders in our field.

Through the integration of education and research, our patient-focused, multidisciplinary team addresses each patient's individual emotional, psychological, social, and physical health needs.

We invite you to visit our website to learn more about us and our academic, clinical, and research activities.

Thank you for your interest in our division. We invite you to contact us with your comments and questions.

Patrick McCarthy, MD

Patrick M. McCarthy, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Director, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Heller-Sacks Professor of Surgery