Dr. Constantine T Frantzides MD Surgeon

Dr. Constantine Frantzides is a surgeon in Skokie, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NorthShore University Health System Evanston Hospital and Resurrection Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Athens and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 23 doctors at NorthShore University Health System Evanston Hospital and one of 54 at Resurrection Medical Center who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Greek.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Bariatric

Clinical Interests: Laparoscopy/laparoscopic surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Athens
Class of 1976

Nicosia General Hospital
Internship, Rotating, 1976 - 1978

Athens University
Residency, Second Surgical Clinic, 1979 - 1981

Athens University
Chief Residency, Second Surgical Clinic, 1981 - 1982

Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship, Surgery, 1983 - 1985

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top Doctor in Chicago, Chicago Magazine

Best Doctor, Laparoscopic Surgery, U.S. News & World Report

America’s Top Doctor, Castle Connolly Medical Guide, 2011

Super Doctor

Laparoscopic Fellowship Program, Covidien, 2009

Most Compassionate Doctor, Consumer Research Council, 2010

Laparoscopic Fellowship Program, US Surgical Corporation, 2007, 2008

America’s Top Surgeon, Consumers’ Council of America, 2007

Laparoscopic Fellowship Program, TYCO Corporation, 2003, 2006

Laparoscopic Fellowship Program, Ethicon Endo Surgery, 2006

Best Video Honorable Mention, American Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 15th International Congress

Best Multi-Specialty Scientific Paper, American Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 14th International Congress

Minimally Invasive Surgery Education and Training Program, 1998, 2000, 2001

Laparoscopic Fellowship Program, TYCO-United States Surgical, 2002

Certificate of Achievement-Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon, American Society of General Surgeons

Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association, 1990, 1993, 1997

Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, 1995

Laparoscopic Prosthetic Reinforcement of Hiatal Herniorrhaphy, Digestive Surgery Original Paper Grassi Prize

Laparoscopic Repair of Large Hiatal Hernia with Gore-Tex, W.L. Gore & Associates-Medical Products Division, 1996

Human Colonic Myoelectric Activity, National Institutes of Health Grant, 1990

Award for Dedication and Service to the Milwaukee Breast Cancer Awareness Program, The State of Wisconsin and the City of Milwaukee

Best Teacher of the Year, Medical College of Wisconsin

First Independent Research Award, National Institutes of Health Grant

Roche Research

Shipley Medal (Southern Surgical Association), Hot Springs, Virginia Resolution of Postoperative Ileus in Humans

Publications & Presentations

A reevaluation of antibiotic prophylaxis in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Frantzides, C. T., Sykes, A.

Laparoscopic repair of a penetrating injury to the diaphragm: a case report.
Frantzides, C. T., Carlson, M. A.

A burr-like device to facilitate temporary abdominal closure in planned multiple laparotomies.
Wittmann, D. H., Aprahamian, C., Bergstein, J. M., Edmiston, C. E., Frantzides, C. T., Quebbeman, E. J., Condon, R. E.

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