Dr. Carlos David Ortega M.D.
Surgeon | Surgical Critical Care5140 N California Ave Suite 780 Chicago IL, 60625
Dr. Carlos Ortega is a general surgeon practicing in Chicago, IL. Dr. Ortega specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Ortega provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Education and Training
Univ of Il Coll of Med, Chicago Il 1996
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Univ Il Coll Of Med, Surgery Critical Care-Surgery; Univ Il Coll Of Med, General Surgery
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