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Alfonso Torquati, MD, MS

RUSH University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
General Surgery Services; Weight Loss Services
Specialty: Surgery
English, Italian

About Me

You want people to lose more weight, but at the same time, to help them to keep the weight off. Some patients hug you when they come back to follow up because you made such a big change in their life, and you really helped them to become a very different person.


Locations & Appointments

Primary location
RUSH Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery - Chicago
RUSH Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery - Chicago
1725 W Harrison St
Professional Building
Suite 818
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 942-5500
(312) 563-2775
RUSH Oak Park Multispecialty Clinic
RUSH Oak Park Multispecialty Clinic
610 S Maple Ave
Rush Medical Office Building
Suite 5500
Oak Park, IL, 60304




Education and Training

Oregon Health Sciences University - Surgery
University of Rome - Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Laparoscopy
University of Rome Tor Vergata School of Medicine, Italy

Clinical Expertise

Bariatric revision surgery
Bariatric surgery
Gastric bypass surgery
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
Nissen fundoplication

Academics & Publications

In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at RUSH University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.


Aetna Better Health-Medicaid
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Aetna PPO Exchange
Affiliated Physician Group
Ambetter of Illinois
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Community Medicaid (FHP & ICP)
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Com
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna Medicare Advantage
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
Devoted Health
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
IlliniCare YouthCare
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Meridian Complete (MMAI)
Meridian Health Plan
Molina Dual Options
Molina Healthcare of Illinois
Molina Healthcare of Illinois, Inc Marketplace
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Community Health Partners
Northwest Suburban IPA
Physician Care Network
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Progress Health
Pronger-Smith Medical Care
Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
University of Chicago Health Plans (Inactive)
University of Illinois at Chicago
WellCare Medicare Advantage
Zing Health

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