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Clinical Services at Rush Internal Medicine

Clinical Services Provided | Department Leadership | Division Leadership | Mission


Welcome to the Department of Internal Medicine

The Department of Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center is dedicated to excellence in patient care, research and education. Our physicians and scientists are national and international leaders, setting standards of excellence in research that leads to improved health outcomes for people of all ages. The department is also a leader in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate medical education, fostering the dissemination of new knowledge and the goal of training a broad range of health care providers.

Rush ranked among the top 50 hospitals in nine of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2013-2014 America's Best Hospitals issue. Several of the specialties are within the Department of Internal Medicine.


Clinical Services Provided

Internal medicine services at Rush encompass a full spectrum of care, from primary medicine to state-of-the-art specialty services. They include the following:


 
 
Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD
The Ralph C. Brown, MD, Professor
Chairman of Internal Medicine

Antonio C. Bianco, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Senior Vice Chairman of Medicine
Division Chief, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Amir K. Jaffer, MD, MBA, SFHM
Professor of Medicine
Senior Vice Chairman, Clinical Affairs
Assistant Chief Medical Officer
Division Chief, Hospital Medicine

Omar B. Lateef, DO
Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Vice Chairman of Medicine
Associate Dean of Medical Services
Associate Chief Medical Officer

Division Leadership

Division of Cardiology
 
Kim A. Williams, Sr., MD
 
Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Ali Keshavarzian, MD

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Antonio C. Bianco, MD, PhD

Division of General Medicine
 
Margaret A. McLaughlin, MD
 
Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine Anthony J. Perry, MD
  • Section of Epidemiology Research
  • Section of Palliative Medicine

Division of Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant

Philip D. Bonomi, MD

  • Section of Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant
  • Section of Hematology
  • Section of Oncology
Division of Hospital Medicine Amir K. Jaffer, MD, MBA, SFHM
Division of Infectious Diseases
 
Gordon M. Trenholme, MD
 
Division of Nephrology Stephen M. Korbet, MD 
  • Section of Clinical Nephrology
  • Section of Transplant Nephrology
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Robert A. Balk, MD
  • Section of Critical Care Medicine
  • Section of Pulmonary Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
 
Joel A. Block, MD
 

 


Department Mission

The mission of the Department of Internal Medicine is to provide the best care for our patients. Our education and research endeavors, community service programs and relationships with other hospitals are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care for the diverse communities of the Chicago area now and in the future.

Reiser Shares His Research Vision



Reiser joined Rush in September 2012 as chairman and the Ralph C. Brown, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine.

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Internal Medicine at Rush
Contact Phone
(888) 352-RUSH
Contact E-mail
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Rush University Medical Center
1653 W. Congress Parkway, 301 Jones
Chicago, IL 60612

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