Medical Specialty: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Board Certification: Yes
Medical School: Universidad Gama Filho Rio de Janeiro Medical School
Internship: Louis Weiss Memorial Hospital
Residency: University of Illinois Hospital
Fellowship: Illinois Masonic Medical Center, PV, CV & Thoracic
Philosophy of Care: A patient and a physician must establish a bond based on mutual respect, honesty and open communication. As physician, I try to personalize my care to each patient.
Secondary Languages: Portuguese , Spanish
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Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
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Insurance Plans Accepted Prior to scheduling an appointment with any doctor you select, confirm
with the doctor's office staff that the insurance plan you are enrolled in
is still accepted by the physician.
Aetna Choice POS Aetna Elect Choice EPO Aetna Elect Choice PPO Aetna Managed Choice POS Aetna National Advantage Program (NAP) Aetna Open Access HMO Aetna Open Access POS Aetna Open Choice PPO Aetna Quality POS Aetna Traditional Choice PPO Aetna US Healthcare EPO Aetna US Healthcare HMO Aetna US Healthcare POS Aetna US Healthcare PPO BCE Emergis PPO Beyond Benefits PPO Blue Advantage HMO Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO Blue Perform HMO City of Chicago Employees CAPP Care/Beech Street PPO CIGNA Healthplan of ILL EPO CIGNA Healthplan of ILL HMO CIGNA Healthplan of ILL POS CIGNA Healthplan of ILL PPO CIGNA Open Access HMO CIGNA Open Access POS COMMERCIAL (80/20 Insurance Types) First Health (Coventry/CCN) PPO Great West Healthcare EPO Great West Healthcare HMO Great West Healthcare PPO Great-West Healthcare HMO/Open Access Great-West Healthcare POS Health Alliance Medical Plans PPO Healthlink PPO HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) EPO HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) PPO HFN Platinum EPO HMO Illinois (BC/BS HMO) Humana Choice Care Network PPO Humana Employers Health Insurance PPO Humana Health Plans HMO Humana Health Plans POS Humana Health Plans PPO Humana National Plans HMO Humana National POS - Open Access Local 969+46 Laundry Workers Union Medicare Assignment Part B Multiplan, Inc. PPO One Health Plan of Illinois HMO One Health Plan of Illinois PPO PPO Next (Beech Street) Preferred Network Access PPO Preferred Plan Inc EPO Private Healthcare Systems EPO Private Healthcare Systems POS Private Healthcare Systems PPO United Healthcare Basics PPO United Healthcare Choice HMO United Healthcare Choice Plus POS United Healthcare HMO United Healthcare Indemnity United Healthcare Options PPO United Healthcare POS United Healthcare PPO United Healthcare Select EPO United Healthcare Select HMO United Healthcare Select Plus POS WellCare Choice
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