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Presence Saint Francis appoints Timothy McDonough, M.D., Chief, Section of Cardiology

Joel Spear, M.D.Evanston, Illinois (March 21, 2014) – Presence Saint Francis Hospital announces the appointment of Timothy McDonough, M.D., Chief, Section of Cardiology, effective March 1, 2014. A member of the Presence Medical Group, Dr. McDonough was recognized as a “Top Doctor” by U.S. News & World Report in 2011.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. McDonough join our dedicated team of physicians and staff. He is highly committed to collaborating with members of the cardiology section to provide excellent care, a wonderful patient experience, and a rich educational environment, including opportunities for clinical research and innovation,” said Roberta Luskin-Hawk, M.D., president and CEO of Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago.

In addition to being board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology, Dr. McDonough is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a fellow of the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. He also completed a fellowship in cardiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was chief fellow.

After his fellowship at Northwestern, Dr. McDonough practiced at NorthShore University Health System where he completed his residency training in internal medicine and held numerous leadership positions over the years. As a faculty member of Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, he contributed to cardiology literature and clinical research studies.

Dr. McDonough’s clinical interests include interventional cardiology with an emphasis on the radial artery approach. He sees patients at his offices in Evanston and Glenview.

 

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About Presence Saint Francis Hospital
Presence Saint Francis Hospital is a nationally recognized, full-service 271-bed hospital with a Level I Trauma Center and is listed as one of Chicago’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. As home to the first Chest Pain Center on Chicago’s north shore and a Primary Stroke Center certified by the Joint Commission, Presence Saint Francis Hospital has a rich history of providing top quality care and leading edge technologies in collaboration with its 430-physician medical staff. Presence Saint Francis Hospital has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, placing it in the top seven percent of U.S. hospitals for nursing excellence. More information is available at http://www.presencehealth.org/stfrancis.

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