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Alfonso Torquati, MD, General Surgery, Chicago, IL, Rush Oak Park Hospital

AlfonsoTorquatiMDMSCI

General Surgery Chicago, IL

Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast), Minimally Invasive Surgery

Helen Shedd Keith Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, Rush University

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Education & Training

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Vanderbilt University Medical CenterFellowship, Advanced GI Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2001 - 2003
  • Oregon Health  Science University Hospital
    Oregon Health Science University HospitalResidency, Surgery, 1996 - 2000
  • Other
    OtherClass of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2015 - 2023
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2007 - 2016
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2001 - 2009
  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 2000 - 2000
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Short-Term Outcomes of Conversion of Failed Gastric Banding to Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy or Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Meta-Analysis  
    Randal Zhou, Alfonso Torquati, Philip Omotosho, Obesity Surgery

Lectures

  • Selection and Medical Management of Weight Loss Surgery Patients 
    Duke University School of Medicine, Raleigh, North Carolina - 6/15/2013
  • Circulating Branched-Chain Amino Acids and Irisin Level in Morbid Obese Individual with Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) after Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) 
    Durham, NC - 6/15/2014

Press Mentions

  • Weight Loss Surgeon Explains Lap-Band Surgery
    Weight Loss Surgeon Explains Lap-Band SurgeryMay 7th, 2013
  • Duke Surgery
    Duke SurgeryDecember 7th, 2019

Grant Support

  • Impact Of Gastric Bypass Surgery On Risk Of CVD In Type 2 Diabetes MellitusNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2008–2009
  • Impact Of Gastric Bypass Surgery On Risk Of CVD In Type 2 Diabetes MellitusNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2006–2007

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations