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Francis Alenghat, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Francis Alenghat, MD, PhD, is a general cardiologist. He treats a wide range of cardiac conditions, including coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and valve disease. He also has a special interest in the management of inflammatory cardiovascular disease and in cardiac risk for patients with underlying autoimmune/rheumatologic disease. Dr. Alenghat has research expertise in vascular biology and atherosclerosis.

Practice Location

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine

Medical School

Harvard Medical School

Residency and Fellowship

Brigham and Women's Hospital


American Heart Association
American College of Cardiology

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-9461

Office Postal Address

Francis Alenghat, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6080
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Cardiology
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Inflammatory cardiovascular disease

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Alenghat's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.