T.K. Venkatesan, MD

Board Certified Otolaryngologist

“A successful doctor-patient collaboration allows me to apply my training, skills, and experience to provide the best possible care to my patients.”

T.K. Venkatesan, MD, is a board certified Otolaryngologist–Head and Neck Surgeon and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He completed his internship at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York and his residency in Otolaryngology at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago. He currently serves as section chief of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at Amita Health St. Mary’s Hospital. Dr. Venkatesan is fellowship-trained in endoscopic sinus surgery and an expert in sinus disease, sleep disorders, vertigo, thyroid and parathyroid, head and neck cancer, and all diseases of the ear, nose, and throat. He has worked alongside Dr. Friedman for more than 27 years, and has mastered numerous minimally invasive techniques. In addition, Dr. Venkatesan is currently an assistant professor at Rush University and has authored several publications and textbook chapters.

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American Board of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, 2001

American College of Surgeons, 2005

Fellowship: Dept. of Otolaryngology, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, 1992-1993; Dept. of Otolaryngology, Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, 1993-1996
Residencies: Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, Surgery, 1990-1992; Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Otolaryngology, 1996-2001
Medical: Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Madras Medical College, Madras, India, 1987

State of Illinois, 1994

Senior Research Fellowship Award, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, India, 1988
Research Studentship Scheme Award, Indian Council for Medical Research, New Delhi, India, 1986

American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, 1996-present
American Medical Association
Chicago Medical Society

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, 2001-present
Rush University Medical Center, 2001-present
Swedish Covenant Hospital 2009-present
Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center 2010-present