Daniel McCarthy, MD, MBA, MEM

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Pediatric Transplant Surgery


‭Dr. McCarthy is a cardiothoracic surgeon who specializes in lung transplantation. He is involved in ‭all areas of thoracic surgery, with emphasis on surgery in patients with advanced lung disease. His ‭interests include lung transplant, ECMO, lung volume reduction surgery, parenchymal-sparing lung ‭cancer resections and antireflux surgery for patients with chronic lung disease. His research is focused ‭on efficient healthcare delivery and medical device development in academic medical centers. He is the co-founder of a medical device startup company and holds several patents.

Languages spoken
  • English

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Medical School
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Thoracic Surgery, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, WA

  • McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Areas of expertise