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Jonathan H. Chung, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology

Section Chief, Thoracic Radiology

Interim Vice Chair for Quality, Radiology Department

Jonathan H. Chung, MD, specializes in cardiopulmonary imaging. Dr. Chung analyzes and interprets chest radiographs and CT scans for thoracic diseases, and has an expertise in interstitial lung disease, occupational lung disease, nontuberculous mycobacterial pneumonia and diseases of the large and small airways.

Through his research, Dr. Chung is studying how imaging can play a more significant role in patients with chronic lung diseases, specifically, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis, occupational lung disease and nontuberculous mycobacterial pneumonia. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles that have been published in scientific journals, co-authored 5 book chapters, and 3 books that focus on chest diagnostics.

In addition to his clinical work and research efforts, Dr. Chung also dedicates himself to educating medical students, residents and fellows, performing numerous one-on-one teaching sessions and mentoring younger physicians. His devotion to education has been recognized several times, including when he received the Radiological Society of North America Honored Educator Award in 2013 and the Marc Tetalman Award in 2016.

Practice Location

University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification


Medical School

Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA


University of Washington, Seattle, WA


Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


American Roentgen Ray Society
Radiological Society of North America
American College of Radiology
Association of University Radiologists
Society of Thoracic Radiology

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-3654

Office Fax

(773) 702-1161

Office Postal Address

Jonathan Chung, MD
University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2026
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Occupational lung disease
  • B reads (NIOSH B reader certified)
  • Large and small airways disease
  • Nontuberculous mycobacterial pneumonia

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Selected Publications

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