S. Maragos, M.D.

"I believe that a healthy heart and vascular system is the end product of positive lifestyle choices and cautious medical interventions made over many years. Working with my patients, attentive to their individual concerns and needs, I strive to employ the most current and validated therapies to maintain and restore cardiac health...."

Dr. Stavros Maragos graduated from Brown University in 1988. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and went on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Maragos attended Cardiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, where he was named Chief Fellow. There, he pursued additional training in Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. His research contributions include work on the diagnosis and risk stratification of acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) as well as therapies for end-stage heart failure. He is an expert on tilt-table-testing to diagnose causes of syncope, and has published on this subject. His particular interests include coronary artery disease, cholesterol and cardiac risk-factor modification, and congestive heart failure.

Dr. Maragos joined Heart Care Centers of Illinois in 1998 and has served as a Clinical Instructor at the University of Chicago, Section of Cardiology. He is board certified in Cardiology. Dr. Maragos is a testamur of the American Board of Echocardiography subspecialty examination. He is also a diplomate of the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology. He is the director of Congestive Heart Failure at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center.  He is the webmaster and administrator for this Heart Care Centers of Illinois website. Except where indicated, Dr. Maragos has authored the various pages on this website.

Dr. Maragos has given numerous recent talks and presentations including:

  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Imaging: Indications and Rationale
  • Anticoagulation: A Patient's Guide to Coumadin Therapy
  • Emerging Concepts in Valvular Heart Disease
  • Hypertension: Tailoring Therapy... Lessons from JNC VII
  • Coronary Artery Disease... A Focus on Women
  • Modification of CAD Risk Factors
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Currently seeing patients at our Joliet, Provena St. Joseph Hospital and  Mokena Facilities.
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