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Dan J. Fintel, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Fintel is a cardiologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital specializing in critical care medicine and nuclear cardiology.

Dr. Fintel's special interests include acute coronary syndromes, congestive heart failure, lipid disorders, nuclear cardiology, atherosclerosis prevention, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, hypertension, ischemic heart disease and lipoprotein disorders. He has extensive experience in clinical trials, antithrombotic therapy, critical care cardiology and nuclear cardiology.

A professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Fintel was named an Outstanding Teacher by the school's Department of Medicine in 1988. Dr. Fintel is involved in a number of research initiatives and multicenter clinical trials in the field, and currently holds four grants to study the impact of several medications on acute coronary syndromes and hypertension. He is the recipient of scientific and research awards from Harvard Medical School, the Eastern Student Research Forum, and the Society of Nuclear Medicine.

Dr. Fintel is a member of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. He was instrumental in creating and implementing guidelines in critical care cardiology and has led Northwestern Memorial in ""Get With The Guidelines"" and more than 15 multicenter clinical trials.

Dr. Fintel graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed his internship and residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York. He completed a fellowship in cardiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Fintel is board certified in cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, critical care medicine and internal medicine. He speaks nearly fluent Spanish.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Harvard Medical School - 1979
  • Residency
    Mount Sinai Hospital - 1982
  • Fellowship
    Johns Hopkins Hospital - 1985

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-2745
Monday
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Atherosclerosis Prevention
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipoprotein Disorders
  • Nuclear Cardiology

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
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • 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