HomePhysiciansGeorge Pontikis, MD

George Pontikis, MD

Philosophy of Care

No two patients are alike. The goal is to provide excellent results with fast recovery, long term durability, and most importantly, improvement in quality of life. Although I am a strong advocate and proponent of minimally invasive endovascular surgery, it is my duty to consider and assess all aspects of the patient in deciding the best surgical approach.

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Vascular Surgery


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English
    • Greek
    • Spanish


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Open and minimally invasive carotid surgery, minimally invasive endovascular and open repair of aortic aneurysms and peripheral vascular disease, non-healing wounds, poor circulation, dialysis graft and fistula creation or revision, varicose veins


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Spending time with my wife and two children. My hobbies include playing soccer, hockey and golf. I am an avid supporter of Chicago Sports (Huge Bears, Hawks and White Sox Fan!).


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 06/2012
    Degree MD
    Honors Honors in Research

    RESIDENCY
    School Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine
    Title General Surgery

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of Texas Southwestern
    Specialty Vascular Surgery

  • Memberships

    • Society for Vascular Surgery
    • Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Society
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