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Breast & General Surgeon

Rabia Z. Bhatti, MD


Breast Biopsy

Breast Cancer

Breast Cyst Aspiration

Breast Problems

Genetic Counseling

Hidden Scar Surgery

In-Office Surgical Procedures

Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

On-Site Ultrasound

Risk Assessment for Breast Cancer

Sentinel Node Biopsy

Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy

New Patients


Existing Patients

Patient Portal

Professional Profile

Board Certified General Surgeon

1999 – Present

Director of Breast Cancer Program

Resurrection Medical Center

2014 – Present

Director of Breast Center

Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

2014 – 2020

Director of Breast Center

West Suburban Medical Center

2014 – Present

Chairman of Surgery

Resurrection Medical Center

2016 – Present

Academic Positions

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Department of Surgery – Midwestern University

2016 – Present

Affiliate Faculty

Loyola University Medical Center

2003 – 2014

Assistant Program Director

At Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery (Mercy

2001 – 2003

Site Coordinator

At Mercy Hospital for medical students from the University of Illinois at Chicago

1988 – 1989

Set up the comprehensive Breast Imaging Center

Resurrection Medical Center


Education & Residency

Metropolitan Group Hospitals

Residency in General Surgery – Chicago, Illinois

1992 – 1998

Loyola University Medical Center

Surgical Research Associate – Maywood, IL

1991 – 1992

St. Mary’s Hospital

Surgical Research Fellow – London, U.K.


Aga Khan University Hospital

Intern – Karachi, Pakistan

1988 – 1989

Aga Khan University Medical College

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS – equivalent to MD)

1983 – 1988


Cancer Committee

Resurrection Medical Center

2007 – Present

Breast Cancer Committee

Resurrection Medical Center

2007 – Present

Credentials Committee

Resurrection Medical Center

2010 – 2014

Department Head of Vascular Surgery

Resurrection Medical Center

2010 – 2014


American Society of Breast Surgeons

2004 – Present

American College of Surgeons Oncology Group

2009 – 2012

American Cancer Society

Regional Board Member

2010 – 2012

Publications & Presentations

Featured on ABC Channel 7 with Sylvia Perez Health Beat on “Inflammatory Breast Cancer”

October 2007

Featured on WGN Channel 9 Interview and Live Phone Call In, “Stories of Hope”

October 2007

Featured on WLIT 93.9 Radio, Interview on Breast Cancer

October 2007

Breast cancer arising in accessory breast tissue in a patient with polymastia

Bhatti RZ, Perez- Tamayo AM, Kacey DJ, Bonomo SR. Poster presented at the Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium, October 19, 2001

Merkel Cell Carcinoma: A review of natural history and report of six new cases

R. Bhatti, M.P. Cunningham. Presented at the Scientific Symposium held at the 25th Anniversary of the University of Illinois, June 1996

Effect of lipid components of total parenteral nutrition regimens on lymphocyte activation via the phosphatidylcholine/lipid ratio

S.S. Somers, Rabia Pirzada, J.F. Dye, P.J. Guillou. British Journal of Surgery, Vol. 78, No. 6, June 1991

Manifestations of Behcet’s Syndrome from Pakistan

Wasim Jaffery, A. Soonawala, Rabia Pirzada. Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 1990, 93, 357-359

Health attitudes and beliefs of working women

Journal of Social Sciences, November 1990, Vol. 31, No. 9, 1029-1033

Radiological Findings in tracheo-bronchial foreign body aspiration

Sarwat Hussain, Rabia Pirzada, Imtiaz Rizvi. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, December 1988

Overview of undescended testicles in Karachi, Pakistan

Zeba Attar, Farhat Moazam, Rabia Pirzada, Nizam-ul-Hasan. Presented at the National congress of Pediatric Surgeons of Pakistan in Karachi, November 1990

Endobroncial foreign bodies in the pediatric age group. The Aga Khan University Hospital and Liaquat National Hosital Experience

Zeba Attar, Farhat Moazam, Rabia Pirzada, Nizam-ul- Hasan. Presented at the Annual Meeting of Society of Surgeons of Pakistan, December 1989

Short Gut Syndrome

Presented at the 5th International Pediatric Surgical Conference, Islamabad, Pakistan, April 1989