Dr. Patroklos Steven Pappas MD Surgeon

Dr. Patroklos Pappas is a surgeon in Oak Lawn, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Condell Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Pappas accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at Advocate Christ Medical Center and one of 22 at Advocate Condell Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Transplantation

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, General Surgery, 1983–1988

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1988–1990

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2015

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

HeartWare miniature axial-flow ventricular assist device: design and initial feasibility test.
Slaughter, M.S., Sobieski, M.A., Tamez, D., Horrell, T., Graham, J., Pappas, P.S., Tatooles, A.J., LaRose, J.

Reducing the effects of the systemic inflammatory response to cardiopulmonary bypass: can single dose steroids blunt systemic inflammatory response syndrome?
Sobieski, M.A., Graham, J.D., Pappas, P.S., Tatooles, A.J., Slaughter, M.S.

Embol-X intra-aortic filtration system: capturing particulate emboli in the cardiac surgery patient.
Sobieski, M.A., Pappas, P.S., Tatooles, A.J., Slaughter, M.S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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