Patrick M. McCarthy, MD

Patrick M. McCarthy, MD

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Primary Specialty

Cardiac Surgery

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 1980
Residency:
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Rochester) - 1985
Fellowships:
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Rochester) - 1988
Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University - 1989

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

92 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

46 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

46 Reviews

August 20, 2021

4.0

Thorough

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August 15, 2021

5.0

Reputation

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Reputations for being excellence in their disciplines…and their caring for patients.

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Explains well..treated with respect… did not feel rushed

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June 24, 2021

5.0

He's the best.

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June 09, 2021

5.0

I feel I am in the most capable hands with him.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Very personable and knowledgeable. Appears compassionate.

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May 19, 2021

5.0

My cardiologist Dr. Robert Bonow says “this is the surgeon you want to treat you if surgery is indicated.� I have a long term patient relationship with Dr. Bonow and great respect for his judgement. I also am impressed with Dr. McCarthy’s conservative treatment approach when warranted and there are reasonable alternatives to surgery.

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Dr McCarthy was very thorough and had a very calm, confident demeanor. He was very reassuring about the outcome of my surgery.

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April 25, 2021

5.0

Explained everything very simply and completely in lay language which all could understand. Went through everything. His experience and background made everything seem very doable and took most of the fear and concern out of the analysis.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

I had a Mitral valve repair. Dr McCarthy was awesome. All was repaired and I am back to normal.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

Knowledge and expertise. I believe hthe best. best.

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March 03, 2021

5.0

Outstanding background; great professional, yet human manner.

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Made me feel extremely comfortable and answered all of questions.

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February 08, 2021

5.0

I came here primarily because of the reputation of the esteemed Dr McCarthy. Upon meeting him I knew I made the right decision and came to the right medical center. The good doctor is professional, and articulate, and listens well, while at the same time down to earth and caring. Most of all he is a great surgeon.

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January 31, 2021

5.0

It is good experience with dr good way explains to my case

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January 27, 2021

5.0

The best at what he does. Gave every option available and explained why one was better than the other for the age group and condition I am in but, didn’t force a decision immediately. Gave us many brochures to read over the options .

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January 20, 2021

5.0

He was very patient.

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January 13, 2021

5.0

Explained everything in a way we could understand it. Answered all our questions. Was very personable.

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January 13, 2021

5.0

Dr McCarthy and his staff made me feel comfortable and spend enough time with us.

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December 17, 2020

5.0

Felt comfortable with Dr. McCarthy. He is very cerebral.

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December 09, 2020

5.0

Very highly regarded and accomplished, but he seems equally humble and caring about people on a personal level.

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December 02, 2020

5.0

Careful, experienced, realistic, results-oriented

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November 18, 2020

5.0

He is an expert in his field. He made me feel at ease talking about my condition.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

After meeting with Dr. McCarthy we can totally understand why he was so highly recommended. His professionalism,his knowledge, his time spent with us made us feel very comfortable with his Decision Not to do surgery at this time. I definitely plan on seeing him as my needs develop.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

From the minute we walked In the door we were so impressed. Check in was well organized and very friendly.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Saw for preop visit and did a great job explaining my procedure and what to expect preop, intraop, and postop. He was calm, confident, and not rushed even though he is busy.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Excellent reputation and great cardiac team of doctors, nurses, and personnel

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November 04, 2020

5.0

I have a great amount of confidence in Dr McCarthy

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November 04, 2020

5.0

I have a great amount confidence in the medical team

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October 13, 2020

5.0

technology was great volume was perfect. Dr McCarthy explained my surgery extremely well both positive and negative in preparation of my surgery.His staff has answered and promptly contacted me. It gives me confidence I will be cared for regardless how great Dr McCarthy reputation is its th whole of the mean I am impressed with today

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October 10, 2020

5.0

Dr McCarthy explained my condition. Answered my questions. Was very personable. The nurses were helpful after our meeting providing additional information and scheduling tests for surgery.

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September 27, 2020

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and pleasant. Answered all my questions before it was necessary to ask. I feel I'll receive the best care possible and am lucky to have Dr. Patrick McCarty as my surgeon.

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September 27, 2020

5.0

Very pleasant and courteous people. Very thorough in their procedures and explanations.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

He does a great job of explaining the surgery and answering questions.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

The team was thorough in explaining my surgery and answering questions. They are confident and knowledgeable. I feel that I'm in good hands.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Surgeon has a great deal of experience.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Well organized. Surgeon answered all of my questions.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

Personal approach integrity,and sincerity come through conversation with Dr McCarthy.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

Very strong, organized, impressive team.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

His documented experience and success

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September 03, 2020

5.0

Staff and doctors are great

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August 30, 2020

5.0

Outstanding care as of now

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August 23, 2020

5.0

Extremely comfortable and easy to talk and clearly understand his concerns and explained conversations. .Great gentlemen and human being.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

I enjoyed the meeting with Dr. McCarthy very much. He patiently explained everything and answered my question. I felt in good hands with him and his team.

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June 21, 2020

5.0

I know Dr McCarthy is highly qualified and I trust his judgment

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