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Francis Alenghat, MD, Cardiology, Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center

FrancisAlenghatMDPhD

Cardiology Chicago, IL

Preventive Cardiology, Vascular Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, University of Chicago

Overview of Dr. Alenghat

Dr. Alenghat is an investigative cardiologist at University of Chicago. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, completed his medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at Brigham & Women's Hospital, and has been in practice for 12 years. He specializes and conducts translational research in preventive cardiology, vascular biology, and atherosclerosis.

Education & Training

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2007 - 2012
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 2005 - 2007
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolClass of 2005
  • Harvard University
    Harvard UniversityPhD, Biophysics, 2005
  • Harvard University
    Harvard UniversitySB, Engineering Sciences, Summa Cum Laude, 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2013 - 2026
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2024 - 2025
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2008 - 2013
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Academic Cardiology Leadership Council American College of Cardiology, 2018-2023
  • Rory R Childers Teaching Award University of Chicago Cardiology, 2018
  • Young Physician-Scientist Award American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), 2018
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Lectures

  • Inflammation and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease 
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Cardiology Grand Rounds - 12/2018
  • Chicago Biomedical Consortium Vascular Biology Exploratory Workshop 
    6/1/2014
  • gCV Research Seminar, University of Chicago 
    Chicago, IL - 11/1/2013
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Authored Content

  • Update on Atrial Fibrillation: Review of the New AHA/ACC/HRS Treatment GuidelinesMarch 2019

Press Mentions

  • African American Patients with Psoriasis at Even Greater Risk of Atherosclerotic Heart Disease
    African American Patients with Psoriasis at Even Greater Risk of Atherosclerotic Heart DiseaseMarch 4th, 2019
  • Young Black Athletes Die of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy More Than Others
    Young Black Athletes Die of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy More Than OthersJuly 1st, 2016
  • Connective Tissue Disease Increases Risk for Cardiovascular Problems
    Connective Tissue Disease Increases Risk for Cardiovascular ProblemsFebruary 5th, 2016
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations