John C. Alverdy, MD

Bariatric Surgery, Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery (GI Surgery) | More

Sara and Harold Lincoln Thompson Professor of Surgery Executive Vice Chair, Department of Surgery

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

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John C. Alverdy, MD, performs a wide variety of complex minimally invasive and open gastrointestinal surgical procedures with decades of experience in the field. Dr. Alverdy is nationally recognized for introducing several new operations into the field, including minimally invasive pancreatic surgery, bariatric surgery, and surgery for disorders of the foregut including the esophagus and stomach.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine; Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara

Residency

  • Michael Reese Hospital

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Surgical Association
  • Halsted Society
  • American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Surgical Infection Society
  • Society of University Surgeons
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1986

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English