Louis Portugal, MD, Otolaryngology (ENT), Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center

LouisGPortugalMD

Otolaryngology (ENT) Chicago, IL

Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery

Professor, Department of Surgery, Section of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center

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Summary

  • Dr. Louis Portugal is an otolaryngologist in Chicago, IL in full-time academic medicine as Professor of Surgery in the Section of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery with University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences. He received his medical degree from University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine and has been in practice 27 years. He specializes in head & neck oncologic surgery, endocrine surgery and sinus surgery. His area of academic interest includes quality improvement and patient safety in surgery and otolaryngology.

Education & Training

  • University Cincinnati College of Medicine
    University Cincinnati College of MedicineFellowship, 1992 - 1993
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at ChicagoResidency, Otolaryngology, 1988 - 1992
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at ChicagoInternship, General Surgery, 1987 - 1988
  • University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine
    University of Missouri - Kansas City School of MedicineClass of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1987 - 2023
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctor, Chicago Castle Connolly, 2014, 2018-2020
  • Top Doctor, Chicago Chicago Magazine, 2001, 2020
  • Top Cancer Doctor Chicago Magazine, 2017, 2019
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Pharyngeal reconstruction  
    Portugal LG, Patel AK, An Y, Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2000
  • Young's Procedure for refractory epistaxis due to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia  
    Portugal LG, Audio Digest Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2/1994

Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Assessing Nutritional Awareness in Head and Neck Cancer
    Lusardi J, Sanchez M and Portugal LG, University of Chicago Medical Center Charles B. Huggins Symposium, Chicago IL, 3/2014
  • Improving Quality of Life for Postoperative Head and Neck Cancer Patients by Modifying Order Sets
    Montague GL, Ahmed O and Portugal LG, Institute for Healthcare Improvement Scientific Symposium, Orlando FL, 12/2013
  • Building a Quality Improvement Program in the Department of Surgery
    Portugal LG, Harriman D, Schimtz A, Weber S and Shimandle R, University of Chicago Medical Center Quality Symposium, Chicago IL, 10/2007
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