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Alberto L. deHoyos, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Thoracic Surgery
Dr. de Hoyos is the director of the Center for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery. He is also co-director of the Center for Complex Airway Surgery and a member of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. While providing surgical care to benign and malignant diseases of the chest, his special interests include airway/esophageal stenting, brachytherapy, bronchoscopy, esophageal cancer, esophageal disorders, lung cancer, medistinal tumors, mesothelioma, minimally invasive surgery, lobectomy, esophagectomy, radiofrequency ablation, lung tumors, sympathectomy/hyperhidrosis, thoracic oncology and robotic thoracic surgery.

Dr. de Hoyos completed medical school at the University Nuevo Leon, Monterrey Mexico. He completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and his Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. He also completed a Minimally Invasive Thoracic and Foregut Surgery Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. de Hoyos is board certified in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care.

PRIMARY LOCATION


Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 21-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-3800

Monday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

SECONDARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

660 N. Westmoreland Rd.

#300

Lake Forest, IL 60045

312-695-9797

Monday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Surgery
  • Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

EDUCATION AND TRAINING


  • Medical Education
    Autonoma De Nuevo Leon University (Mexico) - 1982
  • Residency
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 2003
  • Fellowship
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center / Presbyterian - 2004

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Airway/Esophageal Stenting
  • Brachytherapy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Emphysema (COPD)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mesothelioma
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Pleural Disease
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Sympathectomy/ Hyperhidrosis
  • Thoracic Oncology
  • Thymoma
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

LANGUAGES


  • Spanish

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • 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