Bernardo Duarte, MD, FACS, is Chief of General Surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He is a board-certified general surgeon, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and certified in daVinci robotic surgery.
Born in Colombia, Dr. Duarte completed his General Surgery Residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, with a Fellowship in Surgical Endocrinology at Penn State University.
Dr. Duarte has devoted his career to teaching and advancing the state of the art in general surgery. He has been part of the teaching faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the University of Chicago, and is presently a lecturer and Visiting Professor of Surgery at UIC.
Dr. Duarte has also contributed extensively to the medical literature, having published dozens of studies and articles, and contributed chapters to the Manual of Surgical Therapeutics, Shackleford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, and Diagnostic Imaging Methods in Hepatology, among others.