Dr. William Cotts MD Cardiologist

Dr. William Cotts is a cardiologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northwestern Medical Center and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. He is one of 39 doctors at Northwestern Medical Center and one of 116 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Northwestern Medical Center

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #12 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990–1993

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1994–1997

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians

Publications & Presentations

Clinical experience and patient outcomes associated with the TandemHeart percutaneous transseptal assist device among a heterogeneous patient population.
Tempelhof, M. W., Klein, L., Cotts, W. G., Benzuly, K. H., Davidson, C. J., Meyers, S. N., McCarthy, P. M., Malaisrie, C. S., McGee, E. C., Beohar, N.

Results of the post-U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approval study with a continuous flow left ventricular assist device as a bridge to heart transplantation: a prospective study using the INTERMACS (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circul
Starling, R. C., Naka, Y., Boyle, A. J., Gonzalez-Stawinski, G., John, R., Jorde, U., Russell, S. D., Conte, J. V., Aaronson, K. D., McGee, E. C., Cotts, W. G., DeNofrio, D., Pham, D. T., Farrar, D. J., Pagani, F. D.

Tricuspid valve repair with left ventricular assist device implantation: is it warranted?
Saeed, D., Kidambi, T., Shalli, S., Lapin, B., Malaisrie, S. C., Lee, R., Cotts, W. G., McGee, E. C.

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