Completing the courses of the Northwestern University, Dr. Michael Liptay graduated from the Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in 1988. Studying for his residency at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Michael Liptay finished a fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, part of Harvard Medical. Dr. Liptay is currently practicing as the head of the thoracic surgery division at the Rush University Cancer Center and he specializes in cancers that require his expertise in thoracic surgery. Dr. Liptay has a keen interest in developing minimally invasive surgery techniques.
Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine - 1988
Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical
American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
CDKN2A (p16) Promoter Hypermethylation Influences the Outcome in Young Lung Cancer Patients.
Bradly, D. P., Gattuso, P., Pool, M., Basu, S., Liptay, M., Bonomi, P., Buckingham, L.; Diagn Mol Pathol.See more >>
Patterns of regional failure in stage III non-small cell lung cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy and resection.
Garg, S.,Gielda, B. T.,Turian, J. V.,Liptay, M.,Warren, W. H.,Bonomi, P.,Sher, D. J.; Pract Radiat Oncol.See more >>
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
American Medical Association
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Verified Patient ReviewsRate This Doctor
January 30, 2016
by Erin P.
“Dr. Lipaty’s behavior was exactly what I needed when I was having serious illness. He was very calm, direct and he treated me like gold whether it was a visit in his office or at the hospital after the surgery. ”
June 15, 2016
by G. Ewing
“Dr. Liptay is the person that you wish to have on your side when you are facing your worst medical fear. He cares and explains you in detail his recommendations so you will be informed as a patient. His staff is also good. ”
July 02, 2015
by Robert Trinkleback
“Dr. Liptay is the best surgeon on the planet and I was lucky to have him perform my lung surgery that was a total success. His assistants are awesome people and the receptionist is very good at scheduling carrying a smile at all times. You can’t go wrong with him and his team, and I mean it. ”
May 22, 2013
by Mike P.
“Dr. Liptay helped my sister with her lung cancer. He accepted to perform the surgery when others rejected us. Her outcome was a great success. His personal involvement, detailed explanations, and assurances were remarkable. He is indeed a highly recommended doctor. ”
March 07, 2013
by Elaine Delgado
“Dr. Liptay is the most patient person I have ever met. He spends time with you and he answers any question and concern you may have. He has a wonderful staff made only by helpful and caring people. I would recommend Dr. Liptai to all my friends! Thanks to all of you!”