Chawki El-Zein

Specialty: Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

Years in Practice: 8

Education:

7/1999 – 6/2000 Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellowship. The Heart Institute for Children, Christ Hospital Medical Center
7/1998 – 6/1999 Second year Fellow. Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland
7/1997 – 6/1998 First year Fellow. Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland
7/1996 – 6/1997 Chief Resident in General Surgery (PGY V). Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut, Medical Center
7/1995 – 6/1996 Third Year Resident (PGY IV). General Surgery, Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut, Medical Center
7/1994 – 6/1995 Second Year Resident (PGY III). Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut, Medical Center
7/1993 – 6/1994 First Year Resident (PGY II). Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut, Medical Center
7/1992 – 6/1993 Straight Surgical Intern. Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut, Medical Center
1992 M.D. American University of Beirut, Medical Center
1988 B.S. in Mathematics. American University of Beirut

 

Licenses/Certifications:

Lebanese Medical License

Illinois Medical License

Arab Board of Surgery

 

Academic Appointments :

3/2009 – Present Lecturer, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center

6/2008 Locum Consultant Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon, King Fahd Armed Force Hospital Jeddah

6/2007 – Present Attending Surgeon, Heart Institute for Children, Hope Children’s Hospital

8/2005 – 8/2008 Attending Surgeon, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, John H. Stroger, Hospital of Cook Country

6/2004 – Present Instructor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

4/2002 – Present Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Chicago

 

10/2000 – 11/2001 Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Makassed General Hospital, Department of Surgery

 

Special Honors and Distinctions:

  • Deans Honor List March 1987, July 1986, February 1987
  • BS in Mathematics with Distinction in July 1998
  • Chawki el-Zein, M.D., Jai H. Lee, M.D., Timothy Sherwood, M.D., Helen K. Murel, B.S., Alexander S. Geha, M.D. “Reducing mortality among elderly patients undergoing urgent surgical revascularization for acute myocardial infraction.
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