Jeanne DeCara, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Cardio-Oncology Program

Jeanne DeCara, MD, is a general cardiologist who treats patients with a variety of heart problems, such as coronary artery disease, heart failure, heart valve problems, abnormal stress tests, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. She has a particular interest in diagnosing and treating heart disorders among patients who have received -- or are about to receive -- chemotherapy, with potential cardiac side effects, and/or who have had chest radiation therapy as part of their cancer treatment. Dr. DeCara's research focuses on the application of noninvasive imaging techniques for the diagnosis and prognosis of patients with clinical and subclinical heart disease.

Practice Locations

Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

150 E. Huron Street
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611

Year Started Practice

1994

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease
Echocardiography

Medical School

Medical College of Pennsylvania

Residency

Boston University Medical Center

Fellowship

Boston Medical Center

Memberships

American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography

Language Spoken

English

Office Phone

(773) 702-9461

Office Fax

(773) 702-1034

Office Postal Address

Jeanne DeCara, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6080
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

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