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Joseph Amato

Joseph John Amato, M.D.,M.J.

Rush University Medical Center
445 E. North Water Street, Suite 805
Chicago, IL  60611
United States
1 312 329 0565
1 312 329 0569 (fax)
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Background

Loyola University (B.S. 1955-58)
Loyola Stritch School of Medicine ( M. D.1958-1962)
Cook County Hospital General Surgical Residency (1962-1968)
U.S.Army Major - Meritorious Service Medal (1969-1970)
Staff Cardiac Surgeon - New England Medical Center Tufts University (1973-1978)
Director Ped.Cardiac Surg. - United Hospital Med. Cent. (1979-1990)
Chief,Section of C-T Surgery, Univ. Med.-Dent. of N.J., N.J. Medical School (1980-1990)
Chief Ped. Cardiac Surg. Schneider Childrens Hosp,L.I.Jewish Hospital, (1990-1995)
Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon and Interim Chairman at Rush Univeristy Medical Center (1995-2003
Loyola University Law School, Chicago(2002-2004) Masters in Jurisprudence (Health Law)

Interests

Italian Cooking
Pediatric thoracic and vascular surgery
Sailing
Masters in Jurisprudence (Health Law)
Medical-Legal aspects of Cardiac Surgery
Fluent in the Italian language and mildly so in Spanish
Coarctation,Ectopia Cordis, pectus deformities and other chest abnormalities
All aspects of heart surgery