Francis Alenghat, MD, PhD

Cardiology (Heart Care) | More

Assistant Professor of Medicine

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

Francis Alenghat, MD, PhD, is a general cardiologist. He treats a wide range of cardiac conditions, including coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and valve disease. He also has a special interest in the management of inflammatory cardiovascular disease and in cardiac risk for patients with underlying autoimmune/rheumatologic disease. Dr. Alenghat has research expertise in vascular biology and atherosclerosis.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Harvard University Medical School


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Languages Spoken

  • English