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

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John C. Alverdy, MD
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

  • Autonomous University, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine


  • Michael Reese Hospital


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Surgical Association
  • Halsted Society
  • American Society of Parenteral-Enteral Nutrition
  • Society of Parenteral Alimentation
  • Society for Surgical Alimentary Tract
  • Critical Care Society
  • Surgical Infection Society
  • Society of University Surgeons
  • 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

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

To Refer a Patient

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1986

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • General Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English