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Patricia W. Finn, MD. Department Chair

© Copyright 2014 The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois

George T. Kondos, M.D.

Academic Title: Professor of Medicine

Administrative Positions: Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs; Division Chief, Cardiology

Division: Cardiology

Location: 840 S. Wood St., (MC 715), Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312)996-6730 (Office)  Fax: (312)996-4134



MD, University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL (1978)

Intern, University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, IL (1978-1979)

Resident, University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, IL (1979-1981)

Fellow, University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, IL (1981-1983)

Faculty Positions:

Clinical Interests

Research Interests

Selected Publications

  1. Hoff JA, Quinn L, Sevrukov A, Lipton RB, Daviglus M, Garside DB, Ajmere NK, Gandhi S, Kondos GT. The prevalence of coronary artery calcium among diabetic individuals without known coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 41(6):10008-10012, 2003.
  2. Kondos GT, Hoff JA, Sevrukov A, Daviglus ML, Garside DB, Devries S, Chomka EV, Liu Kiang: Electron-bea, Tomography coronary artery calcium and cardiac events: a 37-month follow-up of 5, 635 initially asymptomatic low to intermediate risk adults. Circulation. 107:2571-2576, 2003.
  3. Daviglus ML, Pirzada A, Liu K, Yann LL, Garside DB, Dyer AR, Hoff JA, Kondos GT, Greenland P, Stamler J. Comparison of low risk and higher risk profiles in middle age to frequency and quantity of coronary artery calcium years later. Am J Cardiol. 94 (3):367-369, 2004.
  4. Mazzone T, Meye PM, Feinstein SB, Davidson MH, Kondos GT, D’Agostino RB Sr, Perez A, Provost JC, Haffner SM. Effect of pioglitazone compared with glimepiride on carotid intima-media thickness in type 2 diabetes: a randomized trial. JAMA. 296(21)2572-81, 2006.    
  5. Davidson M, Meyer P, haffner S, Feinstein S, D’Agnostino R, Kondos GT, Perez A, Chen Z, Mazzone T. Increased High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Predicts the Pioglitazone-Mediated Reduction of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Progression in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Circulation. 117: 2123-2130, 2008.
  6. Budoff, M , Nasir, K, McClelland, R, Detrano, R., Wong, N, Blumenthal, R, Kondos, GT and Kronmal, R PhD Coronary Calcium Predicts Events Better With Absolute Calcium Scores Than Age-Sex-Race/Ethnicity Percentiles: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). J Am Coll Cardiol. 345-352, 2009.
  7. Wu PW, Rhew EY, Dyer A, Dunlop DD, Langman CB, Price H, Sutton-Tyrell K, McPherson DD, Edmundowicz D, Kondos GT, Ramsey-Goldman R. 25-hydroxyvitamin D and cardiovascular risk factors in women with systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Care Res. 61(10): 1387-1395, 2009.
  8. Rhew EY, Manzi SM, Dyer AR, Kao AH, Danchenko N, Barinas-Mitchell E, Sutton-Tyrell K, McPherson DD, Pearce W, Edmundowicz D, Kondos GT, Ramsey-Goldman, R. Differences in subclinical cardiovascular disease between african american and caucasian women with systemic lupus erythematosus. Transl Res. 153:51-59, 2009.
  9. Sam S, Haffner S, Davidson MH, D’Agostino RB, Feinstein S, Kondos GT, Perez A, Mazzone T. Relation of abdominal fat depots to systemic markers of inflammation in type 2 diabestes. Diabetes Care. 32:932-937, 2009.
  10. Sam S, Haffner S, Davidson MH, D’Agostino RB, Feinstein S, Kondos GT, Perez A, Mazzone T. Hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype predicts increased visceral fat in subjects with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 32: 1916-1920, 2009.