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Ankit Bharat, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

BIOGRAPHY




Ankit Bharat, MD is a thoracic surgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, and the Surgical Director of Lung Transplant.



Dr. Bharat has received recognition for his work in transplantation and tumor immunology.  His present research is focused on the mechanism of lung graft dysfunction following transplant. 



He's an active member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American Association of Thoracic Surgery, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant and the Association for Academic Surgery.



 

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Christian Medical College (India) - 2003
  • Residency
    Washington University of St. Louis / Barnes-Jewish Hospital - 2011
  • Fellowship
    Washington University of St. Louis / Barnes-Jewish Hospital - 2013

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

PRIMARY LOCATION


Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 21-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-3800
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Airway Tumors
  • Chest Wall Reconstruction
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Foregut
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pleural Disease
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS PPO
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus