Sam Pappas, MD, General Surgery, Chicago, IL, Rush University Medical Center


General Surgery Chicago, IL

Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Associate Professor

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  • Dr. Sam Pappas is a board certified surgeon in Chicago, IL and is the division CHief of Surgical Oncology at Rush University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Rush Medical College and finished his training in 2007. He also speaks multiple languages, including Greek. He specializes in surgical oncology and is experienced in surgical oncology (non-breast) and hepatopancreatobiliary surgery.

Education & Training

  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2005
  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
    Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin UniversityResidency, General Surgery, 1998 - 2003
  • Rush Medical College
    Rush Medical CollegeClass of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2007 - 2013
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2006 - 2027
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1998 - 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Rush Named National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer
    Rush Named National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic CancerFebruary 14th, 2020

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Greek

Hospital Affiliations