David Onsager, MD, is a highly skilled thoracic surgeon. Dr. Onsager has expertise in heart and lung transplantation as well as mechanical circulatory devices, including left ventricular assist devices and intra-aortic balloon pumps.

Through his research, Dr. Onsager has investigated ways to improve surgical techniques and processes, and has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals, such as Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.

Education

Rush Medical School

Additional Education

  • Internship: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Fellowship: University of Wisconsin

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Chicago Cardiothoracic Surgical Society
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Illinois Thoracic Surgical Society
  • International College of Surgeons
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

Request an Appointment at Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

UChicago Medicine at Riverside Medical Center

Request an Appointment at UChicago Medicine at Riverside Medical Center or call UCM Connect at 1-855-404-3627

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

At a Glance

Practicing Since1997

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English