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Cardiothoracic Surgeon joins Community Care Network

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Michael Eng, MD

MUNSTER – The hospitals of Community Healthcare System recently welcomed board-certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon Michael Eng, MD, to the Community Care Network, Inc. (CCNI) of physicians. The CCNI physicians of Community Healthcare System are closely affiliated with Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.

Dr. Eng is board certified in cardiothoracic surgery and general surgery. He completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Yale University and a residency at Long Island Jewish Center. Dr. Eng received his medical degree from The Larner College at The University of Vermont. He most recently served as an attending surgeon and assistant professor at Loyola University in Chicago and as chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Hines VA Medical Center in Illinois.

“Dr. Eng brings a sophisticated level of expertise to our talented team of surgeons,” said Alan Kumar, MD, chief medical officer for Community Healthcare System. “His experience with robotic-assisted thoracic surgery provides our patients with a more complex level of care and more minimally invasive surgical options that can result in improved outcomes. Community Healthcare System remains committed to providing high quality care by employing leading practitioners, like Dr. Eng, whose expertise keeps us on the leading edge of medicine.”

To learn more or to make an appointment with Dr. Eng, call the Community Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons at 219-703-2401.

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