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David A. Ehrmann, MD

Professor of Medicine

Associate Director, University of Chicago Clinical Research Center

Director, University of Chicago Center for PCOS

Dr. David Ehrmann specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). He is also an expert in type 2 diabetes.

His research interests include the role that hereditary factors play in the development of PCOS, the use of insulin-sensitizing agents in the treatment PCOS, and the relationship between PCOS and obstructive sleep apnea.

Dr. Ehrmann has written more than 60 medical publications--including book chapters, articles, and abstracts. He has been on numerous national committees and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and the American Journal of Physiology.

Practice Location

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism

Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School

Internship and Residency

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


The University of Chicago Medicine


American Diabetes Association
The Androgen Excess Society
The Endocrine Society

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6138

Office Fax

(773) 834-0486

Office Postal Address

David Ehrmann, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 1027
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

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

Read More About Dr. Ehrmann

Dr. Ehrmann explained how women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) can experience weight gain in the article 7 Sneaky Causes of Weight Gain.