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Ira Hanan, MD

Professor of Medicine

A gastroenterologist, Ira Hanan, MD, cares for patients with inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and gastrointestinal bleeding. Whenever possible, Dr. Hanan diagnoses and treats gastrointestinal conditions with interventional endoscopy -- a minimally invasive procedure in which thin, flexible tubes are used to visualize the GI tract.

Dr. Hanan is an expert in his field, having co-authored more than 10 book chapters and numerous scientific articles on colorectal disease, including the impact of fertility and pregnancy on inflammatory bowel disease. He also is active in medical education, teaching medical students, residents and fellows about gastroenterology and endoscopy in classroom, inpatient and ambulatory settings.

Dr. Hanan has been named to the list of "Top Doctors" by Castle Connelly, Inc., as well as one of the "Best Doctors in America" by Best Doctors, Inc.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

Internship, Residency and Fellowship

The University of Chicago Medicine


American College of Gastroenterology
American College of Physicians
American Gastroenterology Association
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-3230

Office Fax

(773) 702-2182

Office Postal Address

Ira Hanan, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4076
Chicago, IL 60637

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Learn More About Dr. Hanan

Dr. Hanan is a member of the multidisciplinary Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center.

Selected Publications

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