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Vascular Surgical Management of Blunt Trauma Near the Knee
Retroperitoneal Approach for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Laparoscopic Treatment of Common Duct Stones
Laparoscopic Colo-Proctostomy
Laparoscopic Pyloroplasty
Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication and Hiatus Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of a Ruptured Angelchik Prosthesis
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Genes as Intellectual Property
Resection of a Large Liver Hemangioma
Living Donor Liver Transplant
The Development of Laparoscopic Colon Surgery:
      Two Hundred and Twenty Consecutive Colon Resections
Twenty-five Consecutive Whipple Procedures in a Community Setting
Healthcare Reform for Legislators - First Do No Harm
Managed Care and Honesty
Fool Me Twice (a cartoon for docs about docs)
Even Dumb Animals (a cartoon for docs about docs)
Model Medical Staff Bylaws for Illinois Hospitals

Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners - 1977 to present;
Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Illinois - 1977 to present;
Diplomat, American Board of Surgery - 1982 to present;
Recertified, American Board of Surgery - 1991, 1999;
American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award.

Medical Staff Appointments:
Honorary (Attending, Ret.), Sherman Hospital,
Honorary (Attending, Ret.), Provena Saint Joseph Hospital,
Emeritus (Senior Attending, Ret.), Northwest Community Hospital,
          Arlington Heights;
Emeritus (Courtesy Attending, Ret.), Saint Alexius Medical Center,
          Hoffman Estates;
Honorary (Courtesy Attending, Ret.), Good Shepherd Hospital,
Joseph N Michelotti, MD, FACS
MA - Bioethics & Health Policy


Born: December 20, 1951 in Elgin, Illinois.
Raised on a dairy farm in unincorporated Cook County, Illinois.
Married to Shirley J. Forbes, M.D. - 1980 to present (3 children).

Elementary School: Completed - 1966
New Era School, unincorporated Cook County, Illinois - This was the last one room schoolhouse in the county and one of the last in the state. Approximately 20 children from the surrounding farms were schooled through 8 grades in a single room with a single teacher. A reproduction of this now extinct classroom has been on display in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
Saint Anne Catholic School, Barrington, Illinois.
Grove Avenue (public) School, Barrington, Illinois.
(Old) Hough Street Junior High School, Barrington, Illinois.
Middle School (now Station Campus), Barrington, Illinois.

High School: Completed - 1970
Barrington High School, Barrington, Illinois - National Honor Society President, National Merit Scholar, Bausch and Lomb Science Award for Outstanding Achievement, Student Orchestra Conductor, SAT Examination perfect score. Barrington High School Distinguished Graduate Award - 1993.

College: Bachelor of Science in Medicine - 1974
Northwestern University, Evanston and Chicago;
Advanced Physics Placement;
6-year Honors Program in Medical Education.

Medical School: Doctor of Medicine - 1976
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago.

Graduate Medical Education:
Internship, Residency and Chief Residency in Surgery - 1981
Northwestern University Medical School;
McGraw Medical Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital,
Children's Memorial Hospital,
VA Lakeside Hospital,
Evanston Hospital.
Masters Degree in Bioethics and Health Policy - 2006
Loyola University Chicago;
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy.

Fellow, American College of Surgeons - 1984 to present;
Metropolitan Chicago Chapter, American College of Surgeons - 1985 to present;
American Medical Association - 1981 to 2011
(Organized Medical Staff Section - 2006 to 2011;
Illinois State Medical Society - 1981 to 2011
(Council on Economics, Medical Legal Council, Publications Committee, Delegate);
Chicago Medical Society - 1981 to 2011
(Branch Officer, Trustee, Councilor);
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons - 1997 to present;
American Cancer Society Elgin Chapter Board President - 1989 to 1999;
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) - 1999 to present;
Association of American Physicians and Surgeons - 2005 to present;
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities - 2006 to present;
Academy for Professionalism in Health Care - 2013 to present;
Chicago Minimally Invasive Surgical Group (Charter Member);
American Society of General Surgeons, (Charter Member);
(Rep.: Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement)
Northwestern University Medical School Instructor in Surgery - 1980;
Chicago Hospital Council's Hospital Candlelighter Award - 1981;
Chief, Department of Surgery, Sherman Hospital - 1986-87;
Faculty (1995) - Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration, Chicago, Illinois;
Faculty (1999) - Common Bile Duct Stones - Detection and Treatment in the Era of Minimally Invasive Surgery, San Antonio, Texas;
Peer Reviewer, Archives of Surgery - 2000;
Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws drafting and negotiation.
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