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Rami Doukky, MD System Chair of Cardiology

The physicians, nurses, technicians, and other staff of the Division of Cardiology take care of patients with every type of cardiovascular disease, syndrome and condition. We provide evidence-based, high quality care – including, when appropriate, the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies available.

We hope that the information provided here will address any questions you might have regarding clinical care, physician profiles, education and research. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Our Mission

The foundations of the Cardiology program are patient care, education, and research.  Our primary objective is to provide a comprehensive program of quality healthcare with respect and dignity to our patients with cardiovascular disease, regardless of their ability to pay. We are also dedicated to providing exceptional training and education to fellows, residents, medical students, and other healthcare professionals. Our commitment to helping to shape the future of medicine is evident, too, in research efforts that involve both local studies and participation in international multicenter clinical trials.

Cook County Hospital

Chicago is one of the great cities of the world, and Cook County Hospital (now John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital) is its world famous medical institution. The medical center has a rich and storied tradition.  Located just west of the Loop in downtown Chicago, the hospital provides care to the underserved population of Chicago’s inner city, other residents of Cook County, and to visitors to the Chicago area from across the country and around the world.

County is also renowned for excellence in medical education and research.  A substantial percentage of US physicians have received medical training at County as a medical student, intern, resident, or fellow, and physicians at Cook County Hospital have made innumerable contributions to the advancement of medical science and medical care.