Thomas Hinkamp, MD
Thomas Hinkamp, MD
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Cardiovascular and Thoracic)
  • American Board of Surgery Critical Care
Medical School Loyola - Stritch School of Medicine
Residency Loyola University Medical Center
  • Loyola University Medical Center
Practice Locations
Societies & Affiliations
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Heart Association – Scientific Council Member
  • American Medical Association
  • Association for Academic Surgery
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    • Chicago Medical Society
    • Chicago Surgical Society
    • Chicago Thoracic Society
    • Illinois State Medical Society
    • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
    • Midwest Surgical Association
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine
    • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Special Surgical Interests
  • Mitral valve repair
  • Complex aortic aneurysm repair
  • Advanced lung tumors

Dr. Hinkamp graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Chemistry and Biology. He is Board certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1987, American Board of Thoracic Surgery in 1989, and received the American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care Certification in 1997. He did both his residency and fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood and has been actively practicing since 1988. Dr. Hinkamp’s surgical case volume includes standard coronary as well as redo coronary artery bypass surgery, valvular surgery, and redo valvular surgery. He has extensive experience with aortic surgery of all types, including dissection and thoracic and aortic aneurysm surgery. Vascular surgery includes carotid endarterectomy and peripheral vascular surgery. Dr. Hinkamp has a large thoracic practice and sees patients with complex lung tumors and advanced pulmonary disease. He was instrumental in the development of the heart and lung transplant program at Loyola University Medical Center. He performs heart transplantation at Loyola University, which includes both standard and redo heart transplant surgery, as well as both single and double lung and heart/lung transplantation.