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Thomas J. Hinkamp, MD

Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery



Thoracic Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery



Loyola Stritch School of Medicine


Children's Memorial Hospital - Chicago


Loyola University Medical Ctr. - Stritch School of Medicine

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Thank You Thomas J. Hinkamp, MD

Laura Plemich says:

My mother is Janina R. and you did 5 bypasses in open heart surgery on her on May 7, 2018. Thank you for saving my mother’s life. You are amazing!

John Pociask says:

Hello Dr. Hinkamp. You performed my quintuple bypass on June 11, 2014. I thank you for saving my life. I’m quite sure I would not be here today if it weren’t for you. Besides the excellent surgery, it was very obvious that you cared for me and my health through my recovery, and also addressed any questions and concerns that I had. Thank you and God bless you! – John

Cal Fischer says:

Another birthday has passed & I am still alive & thriving, thanks to God & Dr. Hinkamp! Thank you!!

Susy Lemus says:

Thank you Dr. Hinkamp for taking such wonderful care of my mother, Ceferina Jimenez. You recently performed a quadruple bypass on her this past Saturday and you saved her life. To you, you did your job but to us, you gave us more time with our mother and we will forever be grateful for that.

Thank You!!

Susy Lemus

Michael Gilmer says:

Thanks Dr Hinkamp, I wish there was a way I could express my thanks and gratitude to you.
You rescued me from certain death with an emergency aortic aneurysm repair just in the nick of time, and your surgical skills are certainly miraculous. Thank you for giving me a second chance at life so I could see my wife and daughter, my family, my friends and co-workers again. What you do is beyond compare in the world today and I forever in your debt.
Thank you for saving my life! Mike Gilmer

Katie Felt says:

Thank you Dr. Hinkamp for looking over my father, Jim (Edward) Taylor. It was just this evening we found out he will be needing surgery for his blockages and afib. We are so grateful to have such an intelligent, caring and experienced surgeon as yourself on my Dad’s team. Dad’s heart is the most giving and humble I have ever met in my 37 years of life. He retired as Captain from the Chicago Fire Department. He worked in the busiest house the city had and he wouldn’t have had it any other way. He fought fires and saved people all day and night. Sounds a lot like you! You’re a life saver! I cannot thank you enough for being paramount in saving my Dad’s life. Our family just wouldn’t be the same without his love.
Countless blessings to you and yours always,
Katie, Dan, Keller and Kayleigh Felt

Calvin Fischer says:

It has been 10 years today that Dr. Hinkamp performed my Coronary Artery Bypass surgery!! He is the best. I was in & out of the hospital in 4 days & back to work in 30 days!!

Gary Buetsch says:

Thank you Dr. Hinkamp for what you have done for my husband. I appreciate all you have done and very thankful with your staff and the nurses.
Thank you,

Dr. Cal Fischer says:

Thank you,Dr. H. for another year of life! May God bless you,your family & practice! Long life!

Mark Groth says:

Dr. Hinkamp,
Words cannot express the relief I had when I learned that you were going to perform my quadruple bypass. I never thought that I would be in the position of needing this surgery. My post op recovery has been without any pain and I feel that I’m getting stronger every day. Praise God that you were there.

Gunter Arlt says:

Hello Doctor Hinkamp:

It was on 7-10-1995 that you performed a triple bypass on me at Alexian Bros. Hospital in Elk Grove Village and I am still going strong at the age of 83 years. I want to thank you again.
Gunter F. Arlt

Eugene Cavin says:

Doctor Hinkamp

It has just passed 6 months (July 15, 2014) since you and your associate, Doctor Timothy Kinsey performed heart surgery on me. That surgery required the replacement of my aortic valve and triple bypass. It is because of your skill and dedication as a surgeon that I am here today feeling great and can send my unending thanks and gratitude for saving my life on that day. There is no way I can adequately express my feelings to thank you enough for the miracle of life you gave back to me. I also want to thank any and all of the surgical staff on the team that assisted during the surgery. Once again thank you so much for keeping a heart going that will be forever thankful to you.

Gratefully yours
Eugene Cavin

Nancy Salisbury says:

Dr. Hinkamp, Thank you for taking care of Ian today. As his Mom it was really hard being so far away from him After going through so much time in the hospital with his Father and Brother I know how calming it can be with someone just sitting quietly in the room with them and I couldn’t do that with him. It was good knowing that he had a great doctor working with him – Ian said that the nurses say you are the best of the best! Ian has some big lifestyle changes ahead of him and I Thank you for giving him the opportunity to make those changes.
Thank you -Nancy Salisbury

Calvin Fischer says:

Dr. Hinkamp:It has been 8 years today since my CABG X 4. I will never forget how well you took care of me. You are the best! I appreciate these 8 years and hope I will have many more asymptomatic years! God bless you and your family!
Cal Fischer

Diane Trampf says:

Dr. Hinkamp

I would like to thank you for being such a great Surgeon and giving me a second chance at life. You also have a great bedside manor and I appreciate that you really care about your patients.

Thank you ever so much,

Diane Trampf

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