Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD

A. J. Carlson Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics

Director, Institute for Cardiovascular Research

Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic

Elizabeth McNally, MD, is a cardiologist and internationally known expert on the genetics of heart disease. Dr. McNally directs the Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic, a comprehensive program that focuses on diagnosing and treating patients with inherited forms of heart disease. The program also serves as a resource to families that are affected by--or may be at risk for--inherited heart disease.

An accomplished scientist, Dr. McNally's laboratory research has led to a better understanding of the genes that play a role in the development of cardiomyopathy and muscular dystrophy, a neuromuscular disease. She has written numerous articles on these and other subjects and has lectured at many important scientific meetings around the world.

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 Certification


Medical School

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Internship & Residency

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston (internal medicine)


Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston (cardiology)
Children's Hospital Boston (genetics)


American Heart Association
American Society for Clinical Investigation
American Society of Human Genetics
Association of University Cardiologists

Language Spoken




Office Phone

(773) 702-2679

Office Fax

(773) 702-2681

Office Postal Address

Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6080
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Read More About Dr. McNally

Dr. McNally directs the Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic.

Visit the McNally Lab Web site.

Selected Publications

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