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Jeffrey S. Fronza, MD

  • GI Endocrine Surgery

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Fronza grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago and graduated from York Community High School. He then graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a BA in Literatures in English. He returned home to Chicago to attend medical school at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. During this time he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors society.

After completing a five year general surgery residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Dr. Fronza pursued advanced training in gastrointestinal surgery. This was completed at Oregon Health & Science University under the mentorship of John G Hunter, MD, a pioneer in laparoscopic surgery. He acquired in-depth knowledge and technical expertise in the management of benign and malignant conditions of the foregut through minimally-invasive approaches.

Dr. Fronza is particularly interested in esophageal and gastric cancer, the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and hiatal hernia, bariatric surgery, laparoscopic approaches to abdominal solid organs, and laparoscopic approaches to abdominal wall hernias. He has published extensively in the field of gastrointestinal surgery. He enjoys working with patients to treat their condition in a professional, personalized, and efficient manner.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Northwestern Univ Feinberg School of Medicine - 2006
  • Residency
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 2011
  • Fellowship
    Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital - 2012

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • General Surgery

PRIMARY LOCATION


Northwestern Surgical Associates

676 N. Saint Clair

Arkes 1525

Chicago, IL 60611

312-266-0496
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Achalasia
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Bariatric Surgery (Obesity)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon/Rectal Cancer
  • Colon/Rectal Disease
  • Colon/Rectal Surgery
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy
  • Foregut
  • GI Stromal Tumors
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gastric Surgery
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  • General Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Hernia - Complex Abdominal Wall Repair
  • Hernia Reconstruction
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lap Band Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery (Advanced)
  • Laparoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Obesity
  • Oncology
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Surgical Oncology

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • ChoiceCare PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus