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Benjamin Shogan, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Dr. Benjamin Shogan specializes in the surgical care of patients with colorectal diseases and disorders. His particular interest is in colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and anorectal disease. He routinely uses advanced minimally invasive techniques, such as robotic surgery, to decrease postoperative pain and shorten recovery times.

Dr. Shogan's research interest is in understanding how intestinal bacteria can cause gastrointestinal diseases. He runs an active research laboratory investigating how manipulations of the gut microbiome lead to fewer postoperative complications and better outcomes after surgery for cancer. His ultimate research goal is to translate his leading edge research to improve patients' lives.

Practice Locations

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Board Certification

General Surgery

Medical School

Rutgers University

Internship and Residency

University of Chicago Medicine


Mayo Clinic


American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
Association for Academic Surgery

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-3524

Office Fax

(773) 834-1995

Office Postal Address

Benjamin Shogan, MD
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5095
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

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