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
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 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
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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To Refer a Patient

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At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English