Matthew Sorrentino, MD

Cardiology (Heart Care) | More

Professor of Medicine Associate Director, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence
Vice Chair, Clinical Operations for the Department of Medicine

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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Dr. Matthew Sorrentino is a non-invasive preventive cardiologist with expertise and research interests in treating hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol), hypertension and coronary artery disease. He is a general cardiologist, and he treats patients with all types of heart disease and risk factors for heart disease.

A popular speaker, Dr. Sorrentino has been invited to give lectures and run education programs at more than 500 local, national and international meetings and events. He has written numerous publications on preventive cardiology, including a recent book, “Hyperlipidemia in Primary Care”.

In 1999, Dr. Sorrentino was designated a specialist in hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension. In addition, he was honored by Chicago magazine as one of the top cardiologists in the Chicago area in 2000, 2008, 2010 and 2011. He was named as one of the Best Doctors in America in 2007. In 2011, he was appointed the Associate Director of the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence.

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Hypertension
  • American College of Cardiology
  • 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 Since1984

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English