Dr. Joseph M. Vitello MD Surgeon

Dr. Joseph Vitello is a surgeon in Chicago, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center and John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 10 at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Education & Medical Training

University IL Metropolitan Group Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1986

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians
1997

Publications & Presentations

Hepatic decompensation after gastric bypass surgery for severe obesity.
Cotler, S.J., Vitello, J.M., Guzman, G., Testa, G., Benedetti, E., Layden, T.J.

Adipose tissue depot-specific differences in adipocyte apolipoprotein E expression.
Huang, Z. H., Espiritu, D. J., Uy, A., Holterman, A. X., Vitello, J., Mazzone, T.

Decreased serum hepcidin and improved functional iron status 6 months after restrictive bariatric surgery.
Tussing-Humphreys, L. M., Nemeth, E., Fantuzzi, G., Freels, S., Holterman, A. X., Galvani, C., Ayloo, S., Vitello, J., Braunschweig, C.

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