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    Phone: 773-327-8008
    Fax: 773-423-0289
    E-mail: lphc.chicago@gmail.com
    Call us to make appointment.
    (Online scheduling coming soon)
  • Location/Hours
    2266 N Lincoln Ave, 3rd floor
    Chicago IL, 60614
    Office Hours: 10 AM – 6 PM M-F
    24 Hour Answering Service
  • Dr. Sukhjit Gill’s Hours
    Monday: 2 PM – 6 PM
    Wednesday: 1 PM – 6 PM
    Thursday: 10 AM – 2 PM
    Saturday: 10 AM – 2 PM
    (Open every other Saturday)
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  • Directions from North
    Take I-94 East to Chicago.
    Take Fullerton Avenue Exit.
    Turn Left onto West Fullerton Avenue.
    Turn Right onto North Lincoln Avenue.
  • Directions from South
    Take I-94 West toward Chicago Loop.
    Take Lake Street Exit.
    Turn Left onto West Lake Street.
    Turn Right onto North Halsted Street.
    Turn Right onto North Lincoln Avenue.
  • Directions from West
    Take I-88 East toward Chicago.
    Merge to I-90/I-94 West to Wisconsin.
    Take the Lake Street Exit.
    Turn Left onto West Lake Street.
    Turn Right onto North Halsted Street.
    Turn Right to North Lincoln Avenue.
  • Parking
    Parking is available on Lincoln Avenue.
    FREE parking available one block
    north of the office.
  • Accessibility/Transportation
    Located near Red Line Fullerton Station. Located near CTA lines.
    Medicar Transportation can be arranged, let us know.

When Patients Face Critical
Health Threats, Compassion
& Expertise Shine Through

Read Real Stories from Dr. Gill's Patients…

Health Care Professionals

  • Dr. Sukhjit S. Gill, MD

  • Dr. Sanjay S. Gill, MD

  • About Dr. Sukhjit S. Gill, MD
    Gender: Male
    Practicing Since: 1978
    Medical Specialty: Cardiology
    Board Certification: Yes
    Medical School: AIIMS, India
    Internship: Cook County Hospital Residency: Cook County Hospital Fellowship: Cook County Hospital Secondary Languages: Hindi, Punjabi
  • Dr. Sukhjit S. Gill’s affiliation with Chicago Hospitals
    Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Ctr.
    Saint Joseph Hospital
    Resurrection Health Center
    Rush University Medical Center
  • About Dr. Sanjay S. Gill, MD
    Gender: Male
    Practicing Since: 2005
    Medical Specialty: Cardiology
    Board Certification: Yes
    Bachelors Degree: University of Iowa Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science Chicago Medical School
    Loyola University Medical Ctr.
    Loyola University Medical Ctr.
    Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Ctr.
  • Dr. Sanjay S. Gill’s affiliation with Chicago Hospitals
    Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Ctr. Saint Joseph Hospital,
    Resurrection Health Ctr.
    Weiss Memorial Hospital
  • High Patient Report
    Accurate Diagnosis
    Bedside Manner
    Spends Time with Patients
    Regular Follow Ups
  • Professional/Courteous Staff
    We are lucky to have a seasoned, well trained staff to service all your healthcare requirements. Please let us know how we can help you.
  • Accurate Diagnosis
    We work with the most qualified labs and test equipment to provide you the best.
  • Regular Follow Ups
    Your follow-up visits are regularly scheduled, our courteous staff always calls 24hrs. before scheduled appointment to remind you. Email reminders are also sent if desired.
  • Always Available
    We are available 24/7.
    Please contact our office as needed.
  • Insurances Accepted
    Acceptance of particular Insurance Plans may vary, based on different office locations.
    As a result, we’ve listed Plans accepted at different locations. Please call the office to see which specific plans are accepted at LPHC. Medicare and PPO insurances are accepted at all locations.
    Great-West Healthcare
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Great-West Healthcare
    United Healthcare
    USA H & W Network

LPHC Success Stories

  • “Doctor Gill Saved My Life”: Now a Mayor 150 Miles from Chicago,

    Bill Hess Still Relies on Dr. Gill’s Expertise

    Bill Hess doesn’t remember a lot about his heart attack in 1987. He calls his week in cardiac intensive care a “lost period” after his ambulance ride to Lincoln Hospital, where Dr. Gill was head of the cardiology department at the time. One thing that Hess did remember was his care by Dr. Gill; he augments attention from his cardiologist with Dr. Gill’s expertise to this day, despite the fact that Hess is now mayor of Saugatuck, Michigan, a small resort town 150 miles from Chicago.

    The 1987 heart attack had left Hess’ heart damaged. While still a Chicago resident in 2001, he fainted one day for no immediately discernible reason. Under Dr. Gill’s direction, Hess was held for overnight observation, diagnosed with arrhythmia, and eventually transferred to another hospital to have a defibrillator implanted.

    “If it hadn’t been for Dr. Gill’s expertise, I don’t know whether or not I would have received that diagnosis,” recalls Hess. “After the defibrillator was implanted, there were complications. My blood pressure dropped and the staff on duty wasn’t sure what to do. It was getting serious. They were able to immediately get Dr. Gill on the phone, who walked them through the solution.”

    Out of Dr. Gill’s many outstanding qualifications, one of the most important is very simple: He answers his own phone. Patients and colleagues don’t have to wait for a message to be relayed to receive lifesaving information or the Doctor’s trademark calming reassurance.

    During a recent episode in Michigan, Hess’ vision became blurry and his arm went numb. He was admitted to the ER and held overnight. He was able to share Dr. Gill’s cellphone number with the staff, who benefited immediately from the Doctor’s firsthand knowledge of Hess’ health history. The staff were amazed by Dr. Gill’s accessibility and responsiveness.

    “He’s saved my life two or three times now. He’s a terrific doctor,” adds Hess. “Communication with him is excellent. You don’t sit and wait for a phone call. He answers the phone and it’s resolved. His knowledge and bedside manner give me supreme confidence in him.”

  • For 30 Years, Dr. Marco De La Cruz Relies on Dr. Gill’s Compassion and Cardiology Expertise

    Dr. Marco De La Cruz’s long history with Dr. Gill began when he left residency in 1982 and joined the Rush University Physicians at Lincoln Park to practice family medicine. Dr. De La Cruz would remain in practice there for 28 years. During this time, Dr. Gill was the go-to cardiologist for all of the group’s referrals. He remained so for all of Dr. De La Cruz’s tenure there.

    “When Dr. Gill was on the case, I could relax. I knew that what needed to be done would get done,” said Dr. De La Cruz. “He was incredibly efficient and knowledgeable on an academic level and a wonderful, down-to-earth human being at the same time. He was a superb consultant and is still a great friend.”

    Dr. De La Cruz has entrusted both longtime friends and close family to Dr. Gill’s thorough care. When a close friend had a heart attack over a weekend, Dr. De La Cruz was able to consult with Dr. Gill by phone on the weekend. Dr. Gill appeared at the hospital Monday morning to administer the angiogram. That patient remains in Dr. Gill’s care to this day.

    Dr. De La Cruz’s grandmother at one time in her life had been a pack-a-day smoker. After one candid talk with Dr. Gill, she quit the next day.

    “Dr. Gill is everything a good doctor is supposed to be: flexible, kind, compassionate, and he really knows his stuff,” adds Dr. De La Cruz.

  • On Day Off, Dr. Gill Arrives to Diagnose Unusual Heart Attack Symptoms

    Steve Georgoules knew about the classic symptoms of a heart attack—chest and arm pains—and he didn’t have any of them. However, he was somewhat concerned about a burning sensation in his chest. His father had a history of severe heartburn, but he wanted to be sure. He visited his doctor (Doctor De La Cruz), who relayed his concerns to Dr. Gill for an expert perspective that evening.

    The following day, Dr. Gill arrived on his day off to personally examine Steve, after which he drove Steve to the hospital in his own car. Steve’s main artery was almost 100% clogged. Dr Gill arranged for same-day surgery.

    “He just completely took control and made it happen,” said Steve. “He made it much easier on me, taking time on his day off and likely preventing a heart attack and major damage to my heart.”

    When the same symptoms recurred a year later, Dr. Gill guided Steve through all the tests necessary to determine the problem, resulting in a second procedure in which a stint was implanted.

    “He’s a great individual,” added Steve. “He’s one of the most careful, caring physicians I’ve ever met. Not only extremely capable, but concerned and caring. While in his office, I’ve seen him exercise the same patient, reassuring touch with other patients; he’s almost always available by phone to everybody under his care.”

    Two and a half years after his initial episode, Steve remains under Dr. Gill’s care, confident that the doctor will help him meet the next challenge, no matter when it arises.

  • Decades of Thorough Attention, Levelheaded Response Mean Theresa Permoda Still Enjoys a Father in Her Life

    Being keenly receptive to a patient’s warning signs and taking the right course of action is critical. Chicago resident Theresa Permoda saw this first-hand while her father, Charles Culbertson, weathered several harrowing heart episodes over the past three decades.

    Dr. Gill cared for Theresa’s father when a series of silent heart attacks left him clinging to life in an ambulance on the way to Grant Hospital. Dr. Gill helped keep him alive en route to the surgical room, where Charles had his first open-heart bypass surgery.

    “During surgery, he waited until our family had arrived and explained everything about the procedure,” recalls Theresa. “My father wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for Dr. Gill. He’s on top of everything.”

    Charles remained under Dr. Gill’s care and monitoring. Years later, complaining of what he thought was a cold, Charles saw Dr. Gill for an examination. Dr. Gill detected a blockage and immediately scheduled him for surgery—a quadruple bypass.

    Dr. Gill’s thorough attention to Charles yielded benefits beyond cardiac care. During a routine blood test, he spotted signs of prostate cancer—found early enough to be treatable.

    For 32 years, through two bypass surgeries and a pacemaker, Theresa’s family has come to rely on Dr. Gill’s thorough approach, accessibility, and calm, compassionate response to health challenges. Dr. Gill cares for both Theresa’s mother and father to this day. She has referred her father-in-law.

    Suffering from aneurysms in his stomach, Charles remains in Dr. Gill’s close care. “He’s part of our family,” says Theresa. “If I need him when Dad’s not feeling good, I hear back from him within the hour.

    “I understand that people have to go when it’s their time, but I truly feel that God is working through Dr. Gill and his knowledge to help people. He’s a wonderful man and a great doctor.”

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  • Best Rated Heart Care
    Lincoln Park Heart Center is recognized as a leader in patient care, education, and ranked among the most prestigious medical institutions.
  • Our Mission
    Guided by the needs of our patients and their families, we aim to deliver the very best health care in a safe, compassionate environment; to advance that care through innovative research and education; and to improve the health and well-being of the diverse communities we serve.
  • Health Tips
    Stay Active After Heart Attack Discuss with your doctor first Having a heart attack shouldn’t put an end to an active lifestyle. The American Heart Association offers these guidelines for when you resume exercise:
    • Exercise only if your doctor says it’s safe.
    • Begin each workout with a gentle warm-up and end with a cooldown.
      Monitor the intensity of your activity, making sure it’s within the recommended range.
    • Monitor your heart rate and blood pressure.
    • Be aware of warning signs that you’re pushing yourself too hard, including chest pain, light-headedness or feeling out of breath.
  • FIVE Medication-Free Strategies to help prevent heart disease.
    You can prevent heart disease by following a heart-healthy lifestyle.
    1. Don’t smoke or use tobacco: Smoking or using tobacco is one of the most significant risk factors for developing heart disease.
    2. Exercise for 30 minutes on most days of the week: Getting some regular, daily exercise can reduce your risk of fatal heart disease.
    3. Eat a heart-healthy diet: Eating a special diet called the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH: diet means eating foods that are low in fat, cholesterol and salt.) eating plan can help protect your heart.
    4. Maintain a healthy weight: As you put on weight in adulthood, your weight gain is mostly fat rather than muscle. This excess weight can lead to conditions that increase your chances of heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes.
    5. Get regular health screenings: High blood pressure and high cholesterol can damage your heart and blood vessels. Regular screening can tell you what your numbers are and whether you need to take action.
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