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Dr. George T. Kondos named UI Health’s Top Box Doc

George T. Kondos, MD Let’s Talk about Dr. George Kondos Before and during the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Kondos has personified the UI Health Mission through his exceptional clinical care, compassion, and competence. Congratulations to Dr. George Kondos, our FY 2020, Quarter 3 “Top Box Doc”. This quarterly recognition is awarded to the physician [...]

By |2020-06-12T15:55:04-05:00June 12th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Dr. George T. Kondos named UI Health’s Top Box Doc

Save the Date: Ideas on Tap Research Mixer – January 23, 2020

12/3 Medicine Grand Rounds: “Lessons Learned from the Liver: Should We Re-consider Our Approach to Subspecialty Education Within Internal Medicine Residency Training

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By |2019-12-03T10:21:43-06:00December 3rd, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on 12/3 Medicine Grand Rounds: “Lessons Learned from the Liver: Should We Re-consider Our Approach to Subspecialty Education Within Internal Medicine Residency Training

Joan Briller, MD named to Crain’s Chicago List of Notable Woman in Health Care

Joan Briller, MD Dr. Joan Briller, professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology, has been named one of Crain's Notable Women in Health Care. Crain's list of Notable Women in Health Care spotlights 50 accomplished professionals from different corners of the field. There are executives at top teaching hospitals as well as [...]

By |2019-11-08T10:27:31-06:00November 8th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Joan Briller, MD named to Crain’s Chicago List of Notable Woman in Health Care

Department of Medicine FY2018 Annual Report

Dear Colleagues, I am excited to present our inaugural Annual Report of the Department of Medicine (DOM) at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. The report highlights accomplishments for the fiscal year 2018. Since arriving in the DOM, it has been my pleasure to welcome seven new division chiefs, all who are [...]

22 department of medicine providers named among the region’s top physicians

Twenty two department of medicine providers were named among the region's top physicians by Castle Connolly, the consumer healthcare guide. Seven of the recognized providers were featured in Chicago magazine's January 2019 "Top Doctors" list. More News

Celebrating The Life of Tom Stamos, MD, MPH, FACC

Dear Colleagues, It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague and friend, Dr. Thomas Stamos, professor of medicine. Dr. Stamos was revered for his exemplary leadership. In the Division of Cardiology, he held positions as clinical chief, director of Heart Failure, director of the Echocardiography Lab, medical center director for [...]

By |2018-12-12T14:39:55-06:00December 12th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Celebrating The Life of Tom Stamos, MD, MPH, FACC

AFib linked to family history in blacks, Latinos

Dr. Dawood Darbar Despite being the most common heart arrhythmia disorder in the U.S., there is not much research on the causes of atrial fibrillation in minority populations. While researchers know that black and Latino individuals are less likely than whites to develop the condition, which is also known as AFib, they cannot [...]

By |2018-09-26T14:40:59-05:00September 26th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on AFib linked to family history in blacks, Latinos

UI Health recognized for achievement in heart failure care

UI Health recently received a prestigious award from the American Heart Association (AHA) that recognized our commitment to providing effective heart failure care using the most advanced procedures available. The AHA honored UI Health with the Get with the Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll. UI Health earned [...]

By |2018-08-01T11:12:26-05:00August 1st, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on UI Health recognized for achievement in heart failure care

Drs. Joan Briller and George T. Kondos recognized among Chicago’s Top Cardiologists

Dr. Joan Briller Dr. George T. Kondos Drs. Joan Briller and George T. Kondos, both cardiologists, were recognized in Chicago magazine's list of "Chicago's Top Cardiologists" in the June/July 2018 issue of the magazine. Dr. Briller, director of the Cardiovascular Program for Women, also was highlighted for co-authoring a recent study [...]

By |2018-07-06T14:34:32-05:00July 6th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Drs. Joan Briller and George T. Kondos recognized among Chicago’s Top Cardiologists