Dr. Michael L. Liptay MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Michael Liptay is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Liptay accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Rush Oak Park Hospital and one of 9 at Rush University Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult General Thoracic, Minimally Invasive Thoracic, Thoracic Surgical Oncology

Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, Esophageal Neoplasms

Hospital Affiliation

Rush Oak Park Hospital

Rush University Medical Center
Ranked #46 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1989–1994

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1995–1997

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 19 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 16 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

CDKN2A (p16) Promoter Hypermethylation Influences the Outcome in Young Lung Cancer Patients.
Bradly, D. P., Gattuso, P., Pool, M., Basu, S., Liptay, M., Bonomi, P., Buckingham, L.

Patterns of regional failure in stage III non-small cell lung cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy and resection.
Garg, S.,Gielda, B. T.,Turian, J. V.,Liptay, M.,Warren, W. H.,Bonomi, P.,Sher, D. J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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