Khalil Qato, MD

Vascular Surgeon
Vascular Surgery
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    About me

    Dr. Qato is a board-certified specialist in Vascular Surgery at SIU School of Medicine. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Surgery and the Program Director for the SIU Integrated Vascular Surgery residency.

    Dr. Qato is a nationally recognized Vascular Surgeon, whose clinical practice includes all aspects of open and endovascular Vascular Surgery. His clinical interests include aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, hemodialysis access and venous disease. He has a specific interest in complex aortic diseases.

    Dr. Qato received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, graduating with honors. He then completed medical school at New York Medical College, and subsequently a Vascular Surgery Residency program at Lenox Hill Hospital – Northwell health in New York City. After completion of his training, he practiced in New York City, ultimately becoming the associate program director of the Vascular Surgery residency, as well as site director for the medical student clerkship.

    As a researcher, Dr. Qato has authored or co-authored numerous scholarly and professional publications, written book chapters and delivered presentations both nationally and internationally. He has also been the Principal Investigator on clinical device trials. He serves on several regional and national Vascular Surgery Society committees, as well as a reviewer for the Journal of Vascular Surgery, Annals of Vascular Surgery and Journal of Endovascular Therapy.


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    Education & training

    Assistant Professor
    Program Director, Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency
    Board Certifications
    Vascular Surgery
    Medical School
    MD, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
    Undergraduate Degree
    BA, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Vascular Surgery, Northwell Health - Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY


    Clinical locations


    SIU Vascular Surgery

    747 N. Rutledge Street Springfield, IL 62702 4th Floor
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    SIU Vascular Surgery at Decatur Memorial Hospital

    302 West Hay Street Decatur, IL 62526 Suite 200

    Hospital privileges

    • Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL
    • HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
    • Memorial Health, Springfield IL