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Dale K. Mueller

MD
Dr. Mueller is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Cook County Alumni Association, and Rush Surgical Society. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgeons and the American Board of Thoracic Surgeons.

Biography

Dale Mueller, MD, joined Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates, P.A., in 2017. Prior to moving to Jacksonville, he practiced at the University of Illinois and OSF St. Francis Medical Center for his entire 20 year career where he was Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery. He initiated the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Program (TAVR), the OSF Thoracic Center of Excellence and the Vascular Institute at the third largest hospital in Illinois. He was also an associate professor at the University of Illinois and received the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) platinum award (highest level) for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in 2017.

Dr. Mueller attended medical school at Loyola University in Chicago. His training included a surgery residency at Loyola University and cardiothoracic and vascular surgery residency at Rush Medical Center in Chicago. His areas of expertise in adult cardiac surgery include bypass surgery, valve surgery, aneurysms, dissections, rhythm abnormalities, and carotid surgery. Areas of specialization in thoracic surgery include lung surgery, esophageal and mediastinal surgery, tracheal surgery, pectus abnormalities, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, and chest tumors. Dr. Mueller also serves as principal investigator in clinical trials and is an editor and writer for cardiothoracic and vascular surgery publications and websites.

Education

  • 1987

Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska

  • 1991
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Maywood, Illinois
  • 1996

Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois
General Surgery

  • 1999
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center Chicago, Illinois Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education

  • 1987

Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska

  • 1991

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Maywood, Illinois

  • 1996

Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois
General Surgery

  • 1999

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Professional Skills

Vascular Surgery
100 %
Endovascular Therapy
100 %
Dr. Mueller likes to jet ski, sky dive and is very involved with his family. He also likes to travel and is a Chicago native Go Cubs!
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