Donald M. Jensen, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Center for Liver Diseases

Dr. Donald Jensen is an expert in the diagnosis and management of liver diseases, particularly hepatitis C. He has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of viral hepatitis, autoimmune hepatitis, and fatty liver syndromes, among others.

Dr. Jensen's research includes the evaluation of new and emerging therapies for chronic viral hepatitis, particularly hepatitis C.

He is an editor for several medical journals and a contributor to over 200 publications, abstracts and book chapters. Dr. Jensen is also an invited lecturer for numerous presentations on topics in viral hepatitis, cirrhosis and liver transplantation. He is regularly featured in lists of America's best doctors.

Practice Locations

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

150 E. Huron Street
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

University of Illinois College of Medicine

Internship and Residency

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago


Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom


American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
American College of Physicians
American Gastroenterology Association
American Liver Foundation
Chicago Society of Gastroenterology

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-2300

Office Fax

(773) 834-1288

Office Postal Address

Donald Jensen, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 7120
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Learn More About Dr. Jensen

Dr. Jensen is at the forefront of research into new treatments for hepatitis C:

Dr. Jensen is consistently named to Chicago magazine's list of "top doctors."

After diagnosing Kim Lumpkins with two liver diseases, Dr. Jensen controlled her condition for more than a decade. Later, Jensen teamed up with a transplant hepatologist and a transplant surgeon to provide Lumpkins with seamless care.

Dr. Jensen worked with a team of medical center experts to coordinate care for a woman who was diagnosed with liver cancer, lung cancer, cirrhosis, and fatty liver disease.

The University of Chicago Medicine's Science Life blog features Dr. Jensen in a series of brief videos discussing new therapies for hepatitis C, including what patients can expect and why it's important to choose the right time to start the therapy.

Selected Publications

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