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Mark K. Eskandari, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Vascular Surgery

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Eskandari is the chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is a board certified vascular and endovascular surgeon with a particular interest in endovascular surgery and stent technology. He is an associate professor and the James T. Yao Professor of Education in Vascular Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, with adjunct appointments in Radiology and Cardiology; he is also the co-director of the Northwestern Endovascular Center, director of Carotid and Peripheral Artery Interventions, and the program director of the Northwestern Vascular Surgery Fellowship.

His current clinical research endeavors include numerous trials investigating the use of stent grafts for the treatment of abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, stent systems for carotid artery occlusive disease, and endoluminal interventions for lower extremity arterial occlusive disease. He is a nationally recognized expert in carotid artery stenting and aortic aneurysm stent grafting and has served as course director for several national carotid stenting and thoracic stent grafting training programs for other physicians. His bibliography includes over 100 manuscripts, 25 book chapters, and over 75 local, national, and international presentations on the treatment of vascular disease. Dr. Eskandari has also been the recipient of three awards for excellence in research, two awards for excellence in teaching, the Lifeline Foundation’s Wylie Traveling Fellowship award, and the NMFF Physician Clinical Excellence Award for Clinical Innovation.

Dr. Eskandari completed his undergraduate and medical school education at the University of Michigan. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and his vascular fellowship at Northwestern University Medical School. He is board certified in general and vascular surgery.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    University of Michigan Medical School - 1993
  • Residency
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center / Presbyterian - 1999
  • Fellowship
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 2001

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-2461
Monday
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

SECONDARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

800 N. Westmoreland Rd.

#102

Lake Forest, IL 60045

Monday
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Abdominal Aneurysm Repair
  • Aneurysm
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Carotid Stents
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Endarterectomy
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Stents
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Aneurysm Repair
  • Wound Care

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


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