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David M. Mahvi, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. David Mahvi is the James R. Hines Professor of Surgery and Chief of Gastrointestinal and Oncologic Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He recently joined Northwestern after serving as Professor and Chief of Surgical Oncology and General Surgery Residency Program Director at the University of Wisconsin's Department of Surgery.

Dr. Mahvi did his undergraduate work in Microbiology and Pre-medicine at the University of Oklahoma and went on to obtain his MD at the Medical University of South Carolina. He then served his residency and completed a research fellowship in Immunology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

Dr. Mahvi's research interests focus on the development of new biomedical devices in the treatment of liver cancer. He currently has five patents and is in the process of bringing several devices to the market. He was awarded and served as the Principal Investigator for an NIH “Surgical Oncology Research Training Program” (T32) Grant at the University of Wisconsin and plans on seeking similar funding at Northwestern. He is a national and international authority in the field of hepatobiliary cancer.

Dr. Mahvi has authored or co-authored over 100 peer reviewed research articles and has presented both nationally and internationally on topics related to cancer. He currently serves as an editorial board member of both the Annals of Surgery and the Journal of Interventional Oncology. He was recently named as President-elect of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) and appointed as Director of the American Board of Surgery in 2007.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Univ. of South Carolina - 1981
  • Residency
    Duke University Medical Center - 1989

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Surgery

PRIMARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 21-700

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-0990
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Biliary Surgery
  • Clinical Research
  • Gastric Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Liver Surgery
  • Liver Tumors - Metastatic
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Stomach Cancer

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
  • 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
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Workmans Compensation