Physicians and Staff

  Chad E. Jacobs, MD

Practice Emphasis:

Vascular surgery
Endovascular surgery

Medical School:

New York University School of Medicine

Residency:

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago - General surgery

Fellowship:

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago - Vascular surgery

Board Certification:

Surgery

Special Interests:

Adult vascular surgery
Aortic aneurysms
Carotid disease
Lower extremity ischemia
Endovascular procedures



  Hector Ferral, MD
Interventional Radiologist

Practice Emphasis:

Interventional Radiology

Medical School:

Universidad Anahual

Residency:

Instituto Nacional de Nutricion, Mexico City, Mexico - Internal medicine and radiology

Fellowship:

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis - Interventional Radiology

Board Certification:

Diagnostic imaging Interventional radiology

Languages Spoken:

Spanish

Special Interests:

Portal hypertension
Venous disease
Vascular malformations
Varicose veins

Special Procedures:

Transjugular liver intrahepatic portosystemic shunt procedures
Vascular malformations
Catheter-directed thrombolysis
Embolization procedures
Artereial and venous stenting
Varicose vein laser therapy

Research Interests:

Portal hypertension
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts
Venous Disease



  Moderator: Marshall D. Goldin, MD

Practice Emphasis:

Cardiovascular Surgery
Vascular Surgery

Medical School:

University of Illinois College of Medicine

Residency:

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL - General Surgery

Fellowship:

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, IL - Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

Board Certification:

Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Vascular surgery

Special Interests:

Cardiac surgery
Thoracic aortic surgery
Vascular surgery

Special Procedures:

Aortic valve replacement
Mitral valve repair and replacement
Aneurysm repair

Research Interests:

Prosthetic valves
Prolonging the function of coronary vein grafts



  Moderator: Walter McCarthy, MD
Chief of Vascular Surgery
Rush University Medical Center

Practice Emphasis:

Vascular Surgery

Medical School:

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Residency:

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL - General Surgery

Fellowship:

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL - Vascular Surgery

Board Certification:

Surgery
Vascular Surgery

Special Interests:

Lower extremity arterial disease Aortic aneurysm
Popliteal artery aneurysm
Carotid artery disease
Varicose veins
Venous disease

Special Procedures:

Arterial bypass
Stent-graft repair for aortic aneurysm
Carotid artery surgery and treatment
Varicose vein treatment and surgery

Research Interests:

Vascular surgery outcome research
Intermittent claudication
Arterial bypass



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