Dominic J. Tolitano, M.D
Dominic J. Tolitano, M.D. was born and raised in Chicago and is currently practicing medicine as a nationally recognized cardiovascular surgeon. Dr. Tolitano serves as Senior Vascular Surgeon at Mercy Hospital and Senior Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon at Franciscan Physicians Hospital in Munster, Indiana. . His extensive training includes a residency in General Surgery at Michael Reese Hospital as well as a fellowship in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center. He has also served as Chief Resident and Chief Fellow at both institutions and has received board certification in both the Cardiovascular and Thoracic disciplines.
In addition to his many accomplishments in Cardiovascular, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery during the 20 years of his private practice, Dr. Tolitano was among the first pioneers to adopt the advanced non-invasive techniques to treat chronic venous disease and has performed thousands of endovenous laser ablations.
“As the founder of Advanced Vein Clinics I have been in a fortunate position to watch this exciting field of medicine evolve over the past decade.” Dr Tolitano said. “While our practice has grown over the years, our core mission has remained the same, which is to provide superior and innovative clinical care while striving to exceed the expectations of our patients.” Dr. Tolitano goes on to say, “Come see why thousands of patients in the city and suburbs have made Advanced Vein Clinics their number one choice for the treatment of chronic vein disease.”
-Dominic J. Tolitano, M.D.
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Crystal Spaeth, Registered Nurse
Crystal Spaeth, RN has been a Registered Nurse since 2009 and has worked at Mercy Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit as a Charge Nurse as well as an Open Heart Nurse. She has taught at Robert Morris University, Chicago as a clinical instructor and has worked at Cedar Sinai Hospital in Hollywood, California. She served in the Cardiac Surgical Unit as an Open Heart Nurse and recovered heart and lung transplants, in addition to coronary bypass and valve replacements.
Prior to being a nurse, Crystal was a Surgical Technologist in St. Joseph, Mi. She has scrubbed 100’s of surgeries. Crystal has worked under the direction of Dr. Tolitano since July 2012 and is currently the Nurse Injector, SmartLipo® and Ideal Protein® Coordinator.
In January 2015 Crystal was named President for The Chicago Chapter of National Association of Professional Women.