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B. Louise Giles, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Medical Director, Pediatric Respiratory Therapy

Program Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship

B. Louise Giles, MD, is a leader in the field of pediatric pulmonary medicine. She treats children with a wide range of respiratory disorders, including asthma, chronic respiratory failure and non-CF bronchiectasis.

As an active researcher, Dr. Giles studies pulmonary health for those with chronic lung disease. She has investigated the mechanisms that regulate the expression of extracellular superoxide dismutase (EC-SOD) in the developing lung. She has also studied the use of mechanical ventilation, such as high-frequency oscillatory ventilation when conventional mechanical ventilation fails.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children's Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's at Little Company of Mary
Mary Potter Physicians Pavilion
2850 W. 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

General Pediatrics
Pediatric Pulmonary
Pediatric Critical Care (Canada)

Medical School

University of Western Ontario


Victoria Hospital, London Ontario


University of Western Ontario


University of Western Ontario
Duke University


American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society
Canadian Medical Association
Canadian Medical Protection Association
Canadian Thoracic Society
Manitoba Thoracic Society (Past President)
Manitoba Medical Association (Doctors Manitoba)
Manitoba Pediatric Society

Languages Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-6178

Office Fax

(773) 834-1444

Office Postal Address

B. Louise Giles, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4064
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Learn More About Dr. Giles

Listen to Dr. Giles discuss "Asthma: The Precious Breath of Life" on the WVON Community Health Focus Hour.

Dr. Giles talks about caring for children with asthma in an advertorial that originally appeared in Chicago Parent (PDF).

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Giles' publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.