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Doctor Rabia Z. Bhatti

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HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS
  • West Suburban Medical Center, Oak Park, IL
  • Community First Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Westlake Hospital, Melrose Park, IL 
  • Presence Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Rush Oak Park Hospital, Oak Park, IL
  • Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Presence Holy Family Medical Center, Des Plaines, IL
SPECIAL TRAINING FOR BREAST SURGERY
  • Breast ultrasound certification by American Society of Breast Surgeons. This certification is given to surgeons who demonstrate proficiency in performing office based ultrasounds and minimally invasive breast biopsies.
  • Trained for Mammosite Balloon catheter placement for brachytherapy. This device is placed under local anesthesia in the office using ultrasound guidance. -This device can result in radiation therapy being delivered to the breast for 5 days instead of 4-6 weeks which is the standard form of radiotherapy.
  • Trained at Myriad Laboratories for screening for genetic kinds of breast cancer by testing for BRCA1/BRCA2.
  • Internship Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Chicago, IL
  • Intern, General Surgery 1992-1993
EDUCATION
  • Training Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Chicago, IL Resident, General Surgery 1993-1998
  • Surgical Research Associate, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 1991-1992
  • Surgical Research Fellow, St. Mary's Hospital, London, U.K. 1990
  • Intern, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan 1988-1989
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS- equivalent to MD) Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
RESEARCH
  • St. Mary's Hospital, London Surgical Research Fellow 1990
  • Loyola University, Maywood, IL Surgical Research Fellow 1991
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
  • Mercy Hospital Medical Center Assistant Program Director, Residency in Surgery 2001-2003
  • University of Illinois Site Coordinator 2001-2003
LICENSURE
  • Illinois Medical License
  • Board Certification American Board of Surgery, May 1999
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS
  • Our Lady of the Resurrection Credentials Committee
  • Our Lady of the Resurrection Peer Review Committee
  • Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Records Committee
  • Resurrection Medical Center Cancer Commitee
  • Resurrection Medical Center Breast Cancer Committee
  • Resurrection Medical Credentials Committee
  • Resurrection Medical Center Bylaws Committee
  • The American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
  • American Cancer Society Regional Board Member
 
 
Suburban Surgery Center
1950 N. Harlem Ave, Elmwood Park, IL 60707
P: 708.453.6800 | F: 708.453.3985