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Dr. Michael Charlton has joined the University Chicago of Medicine as Professor of Medicine, Co-Director of the Transplantation Institute, and Director of Hepatology effective March 13th. As Co-Director of the Transplantation Institute, Dr. Charlton will work closely with medical and administrative leadership in the development and execution of a strategic vision for the Transplantation Institute…

An excerpt from “Burden of Digestive Diseases in the United States” by James E. Everhart, M.D., M.P.H : “The digestive system can be affected by a wide diversity of acute and chronic diseases or conditions that, collectively, place a substantial burden on the U.S. healthcare system. At least 60-70 million Americans are affected each year…

Over the course of 32 years, Michael A. Weiss has been hospitalized more than 250 times and undergone about 30 surgeries, all due to a diagnosis he got at age 21— Crohn’s disease. Though he had an active sex life, Weiss, of West Orange, New Jersey, said he could never fully open himself up. “It…

We are very pleased to inform you that the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board today approved the University of Chicago Medicine’s application to expand access to health care services on Chicago’s South Side. This approval allows us to develop a new and expanded emergency department containing four trauma bays needed for Level 1…

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