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Robert A. Gordon, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

BIOGRAPHY


Robert A. Gordon, MD is a cardiologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, an assistant professor of Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and a member of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. In addition to internal medicine and general cardiology, he has subspecialty training in advanced heart failure and transplantation and is trained in emergency medicine.Dr. Gordon has special interest in acute heart failure syndromes and their management as well as both short and long term outcomes. In addition, his focus is on diet and exercise and how this is integrated into the long term care of patients with chronic heart failure as well as those that have undergone advanced heart failure therapies including transplantation and ventricular assist devices. He is an active member of the American Heart Association, Heart Failure Society of America, American College of Cardiology, Internal Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and American College of Emergency Physicians.Practice Philosophy: My approach is to help people enjoy the life they have. In addition to both medical and surgical therapies, I believe that leading a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise is essential for this goal. Whether you are healthy, someone with chronic heart failure on medical therapy, or post advanced heart failure therapies including transplantation and ventricular assist devices, leading a healthy lifestyle are essential. My job is to help people understand their medical challenges and provide direction on how to overcome those challenges.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Rush Medical College of Rush University - 2001
  • Residency
    University of Illinois Hospital - 2006
  • Fellowship
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 2010

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-926-8620

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Heart Failure

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • 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
  • HMOI Fox Valley IPA
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Workmans Compensation