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Dorit Koren, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

An endocrinologist, Dorit Koren, MD, provides care for children and adolescents with hormone disorders, including obesity, sleep disorders, growth hormone deficiencies, and diabetes.

Dr. Koren studies the link between sleep and obesity-related co-morbidities, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. She focuses on applying her findings to patient care, with the goal of reducing the risk of co-morbidities in obese adolescents.

In addition, Dr. Koren is an active teacher, educating medical students, residents and fellows about endocrine disorders. She also serves as a manuscript reviewer for scientific journals such as Sleep and the Journal of Pediatrics.

Practice Location

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

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

University of Chicago Specialists at Merrillville
99 E. 86th Ave
Suite C
Merrillville, IN 46410

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

General Pediatrics
Pediatric Endocrinology

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


American Diabetes Association
Pediatric Endocrine Society
Sleep Research Society
The Endocrine Society

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6432

Office Fax

(773) 702-0443

Office Postal Address

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

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

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