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 - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago

Alberto L. de Hoyos, MD

Thoracic Surgery

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You may also call Northwestern Memorial's Physician Referral Department at 1.877.926.4NMH(4664) to arrange a new patient appointment.
Office Phone: 312-695-3800
Other Languages: Spanish
Office Hours:
  • Monday:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Clinical Interests

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery, Lung Cancer, Airway/Esophageal Stenting, Esophageal Cancer, Esophageal Disorders, Tracheal Surgery, Thoracic Oncology, Esophagectomy, Lobectomy, Mediastinal Tumors, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Bronchoscopy, Chest Wall Tumors, Brachytherapy, Robotic Thoracic Surgery, Sympathectomy/ Hyperhidrosis, Mesothelioma, Emphysema (COPD), Pleural Disease, Esophageal Surgery, Thymoma

Education and Training

Medical Education:

Autonoma De Nuevo Leon University (Mexico) 1982


Univ. of Nevada Medical Center 2000

Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital 2003


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center / Presbyterian 2004

Board Certification

Surgery, Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Locations and Directions

675 N. St. Clair
Galter 21-100
Chicago, IL 60611 312-695-3800
660 N. Westmoreland Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045 312-695-9797


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Dr. de Hoyos is the director of the Center for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery. He is also co-director of the Center for Complex Airway Surgery and a member of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. While providing surgical care to benign and malignant diseases of the chest, his special interests include airway/esophageal stenting, brachytherapy, bronchoscopy, esophageal cancer, esophageal disorders, lung cancer, medistinal tumors, mesothelioma, minimally invasive surgery, lobectomy, esophagectomy, radiofrequency ablation, lung tumors, sympathectomy/hyperhidrosis, thoracic oncology and robotic thoracic surgery.

Dr. de Hoyos completed medical school at the University Nuevo Leon, Monterrey Mexico. He completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and his Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. He also completed a Minimally Invasive Thoracic and Foregut Surgery Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. de Hoyos is board certified in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care.


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