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Michael A Bresticker, M.D.
Michael A Bresticker, M.D.
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Offices in Oak Lawn and Crown Point and Hammond and Libertyville and Melrose Park
Advocate Christ Medical Center, Advocate Condell Medical Center, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
 
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Gender: Male 
Age: 52 
Years in Practice: 17 
Medical Specialty: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery  
Board Certification: Yes 
Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 1987 
Internship: n/a 
Residency: Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, IL - Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Cardiothoracic Surgery 1996 
Fellowship: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago,IL - Research Cardiothoracic Surgery 
Philosophy of Care: I believe in a partnership between the doctor and the patient with an emphasis upon open communication and education to achieve the best outcomes for each individual’s health. 
Secondary Languages: None 
Website: www.ctvs.com 
Member of Advocate Physician Partners (what's this
 
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4400 W 95th St, Oak Lawn,  708.346.4040 
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Medical Group
Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates, SC

Location information
4400 W 95th St
Suite 205
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
708.346.4040

Medical Specialty
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests
cardiac surgery
cardiovascular/thoracic surgery
lung surgery
thoracic surgery
transplant surgery
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 National Advantage Program (NAP)
Aetna US Healthcare EPO
Aetna US Healthcare HMO
Aetna US Healthcare POS
Aetna US Healthcare PPO
BeechStreet PPO
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO
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 POS
Cofinity PPO (Aetna Affiliate PPO)
COMMERCIAL (80/20 Insurance Types)
Coventry/First Health PPO
Equitable Preferred
Great West Healthcare PPO
Health Marketing PPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) EPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) PPO
HFN Platinum EPO
HMO Illinois (BC/BS HMO)
Humana Advocate Centered - EPO
Humana Advocate Centered - HMO
Humana Choice Care Network PPO
Humana Health Plans HMO
Humana Health Plans POS
Humana Health Plans PPO
Humana National Plans HMO
Humana National Plans PPO/POS
Medicaid
Medicare Assignment Part B
Multiplan, Inc. PPO
No Insurance, Cash Only
PersonalCare PPO
Preferred Network Access PPO
Preferred Plan Inc PPO
Private Healthcare Systems (Savility PPO)
Private Healthcare Systems PPO
TRICARE (formerly Champus)
United Healthcare Basics PPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United Healthcare Indemnity
United Healthcare Navigate HMO
United Healthcare Select EPO
United Healthcare Select HMO
United Healthcare Select Plus POS
Wellmark Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation
 
297 W Franciscan Ln, Crown Point ,  855.288.7874 
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Medical Group
Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates, SC

Location information
297 W Franciscan Ln
Suite 207
Crown Point , IN 46307
855.288.7874

Medical Specialty
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests
cardiac surgery
cardiovascular/thoracic surgery
lung surgery
thoracic surgery
transplant surgery
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 National Advantage Program (NAP)
Aetna US Healthcare EPO
Aetna US Healthcare HMO
Aetna US Healthcare POS
Aetna US Healthcare PPO
BeechStreet PPO
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO
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 POS
Cofinity PPO (Aetna Affiliate PPO)
COMMERCIAL (80/20 Insurance Types)
Coventry/First Health PPO
Equitable Preferred
Great West Healthcare PPO
Health Marketing PPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) EPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) PPO
HFN Platinum EPO
HMO Illinois (BC/BS HMO)
Humana Advocate Centered - EPO
Humana Advocate Centered - HMO
Humana Choice Care Network PPO
Humana Health Plans HMO
Humana Health Plans POS
Humana Health Plans PPO
Humana National Plans HMO
Humana National Plans PPO/POS
Medicaid
Medicare Assignment Part B
Multiplan, Inc. PPO
No Insurance, Cash Only
PersonalCare PPO
Preferred Network Access PPO
Preferred Plan Inc PPO
Private Healthcare Systems (Savility PPO)
Private Healthcare Systems PPO
TRICARE (formerly Champus)
United Healthcare Basics PPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United Healthcare Indemnity
United Healthcare Navigate HMO
United Healthcare Select EPO
United Healthcare Select HMO
United Healthcare Select Plus POS
Wellmark Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation
 
5454 Hohman Ave, Hammond,  219.933.2120 
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Medical Group
Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates, SC

Location information
5454 Hohman Ave
1st Floor
Hammond, IN 46320
219.933.2120

Medical Specialty
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests
cardiac surgery
cardiovascular/thoracic surgery
lung surgery
thoracic surgery
transplant surgery
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 National Advantage Program (NAP)
Aetna US Healthcare EPO
Aetna US Healthcare HMO
Aetna US Healthcare POS
Aetna US Healthcare PPO
BeechStreet PPO
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO
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 POS
Cofinity PPO (Aetna Affiliate PPO)
COMMERCIAL (80/20 Insurance Types)
Coventry/First Health PPO
Equitable Preferred
Great West Healthcare PPO
Health Marketing PPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) EPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) PPO
HFN Platinum EPO
HMO Illinois (BC/BS HMO)
Humana Advocate Centered - EPO
Humana Advocate Centered - HMO
Humana Choice Care Network PPO
Humana Health Plans HMO
Humana Health Plans POS
Humana Health Plans PPO
Humana National Plans HMO
Humana National Plans PPO/POS
Medicaid
Medicare Assignment Part B
Multiplan, Inc. PPO
No Insurance, Cash Only
PersonalCare PPO
Preferred Network Access PPO
Preferred Plan Inc PPO
Private Healthcare Systems (Savility PPO)
Private Healthcare Systems PPO
TRICARE (formerly Champus)
United Healthcare Basics PPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United Healthcare Indemnity
United Healthcare Navigate HMO
United Healthcare Select EPO
United Healthcare Select HMO
United Healthcare Select Plus POS
Wellmark Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation
 
890 Garfield Ave, Libertyville,  847.367.4382 
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Medical Group
Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates, SC

Location information
890 Garfield Ave
Suite 101
Libertyville, IL 60048
847.367.4382

Medical Specialty
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests
cardiac surgery
cardiovascular/thoracic surgery
lung surgery
thoracic surgery
transplant surgery
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 National Advantage Program (NAP)
Aetna US Healthcare EPO
Aetna US Healthcare HMO
Aetna US Healthcare POS
Aetna US Healthcare PPO
BeechStreet PPO
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO
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 POS
Cofinity PPO (Aetna Affiliate PPO)
COMMERCIAL (80/20 Insurance Types)
Coventry/First Health PPO
Equitable Preferred
Great West Healthcare PPO
Health Marketing PPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) EPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) PPO
HFN Platinum EPO
HMO Illinois (BC/BS HMO)
Humana Advocate Centered - EPO
Humana Advocate Centered - HMO
Humana Choice Care Network PPO
Humana Health Plans HMO
Humana Health Plans POS
Humana Health Plans PPO
Humana National Plans HMO
Humana National Plans PPO/POS
Medicaid
Medicare Assignment Part B
Multiplan, Inc. PPO
No Insurance, Cash Only
PersonalCare PPO
Preferred Network Access PPO
Preferred Plan Inc PPO
Private Healthcare Systems (Savility PPO)
Private Healthcare Systems PPO
TRICARE (formerly Champus)
United Healthcare Basics PPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United Healthcare Indemnity
United Healthcare Navigate HMO
United Healthcare Select EPO
United Healthcare Select HMO
United Healthcare Select Plus POS
Wellmark Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation
 
675 W North Ave, Melrose Park,  708.681.7894 
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Medical Group
Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates, SC

Location information
675 W North Ave
Suite 214 A
Melrose Park, IL 60160
708.681.7894

Medical Specialty
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Interests
cardiac surgery
cardiovascular/thoracic surgery
lung surgery
thoracic surgery
transplant surgery
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 National Advantage Program (NAP)
Aetna US Healthcare EPO
Aetna US Healthcare HMO
Aetna US Healthcare POS
Aetna US Healthcare PPO
BeechStreet PPO
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO
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 POS
Cofinity PPO (Aetna Affiliate PPO)
COMMERCIAL (80/20 Insurance Types)
Coventry/First Health PPO
Equitable Preferred
Great West Healthcare PPO
Health Marketing PPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) EPO
HFN (Healthcare's Finest Network) PPO
HFN Platinum EPO
HMO Illinois (BC/BS HMO)
Humana Advocate Centered - EPO
Humana Advocate Centered - HMO
Humana Choice Care Network PPO
Humana Health Plans HMO
Humana Health Plans POS
Humana Health Plans PPO
Humana National Plans HMO
Humana National Plans PPO/POS
Medicaid
Medicare Assignment Part B
Multiplan, Inc. PPO
No Insurance, Cash Only
PersonalCare PPO
Preferred Network Access PPO
Preferred Plan Inc PPO
Private Healthcare Systems (Savility PPO)
Private Healthcare Systems PPO
TRICARE (formerly Champus)
United Healthcare Basics PPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United Healthcare Indemnity
United Healthcare Navigate HMO
United Healthcare Select EPO
United Healthcare Select HMO
United Healthcare Select Plus POS
Wellmark Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation
 
 



Information listed under the "clinical interests" and "special procedures" columns was supplied by the physicians. It is provided to you for informational purposes only, and neither Advocate Health Care nor the Advocate facility has independently verified the information. If you wish to confirm the information contained herein, or if you have any other questions about a particular physician, please contact the physician’s office.

Unless otherwise stated, physicians are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Advocate Health Care or the Advocate facility where the care is being provided. Neither Advocate Health Care nor the Advocate facility shall be liable for the medical care provided or decisions made by these independent physicians.

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