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Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology

Section Chief, Pediatric Critical Care

Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, MD, PhD, is a specialist in pediatric critical care. Working with a team of highly trained physicians and nurses, she manages the medical care and needs of seriously ill children in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).

Dr. Bubeck Wardenburg has research expertise in the areas of microbiology and immunology. She focuses her investigations on understanding how specific bacteria cause infections Dr. Bubeck Wardenburg is an expert on staphylococcus aureus, a bacterial pathogen that is responsible for a variety of serious diseases including sepsis, pneumonia and severe skin infections. She currently directs the Center for Infection, Immunity, and Critical Illness, a new center at the University of Chicago that focuses on understanding, preventing and treating life-threatening infection.

An active speaker, Dr. Bubeck Wardenburg has shared her insights on staphyloccus aureus at medical centers and scientific conferences throughout the world. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications on the subject.

Practice Location

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

General Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Medical School

Washington University, St. Louis

Internship and Residency

The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital (pediatrics)


The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital (critical care)

Additional Graduate Degree

PhD, Washington University (immunology)


American Society for Clinical Investigation
American Society of Microbiology
Society of Critical Care Medicine

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-9763

Office Fax

(773) 834-8050

Office Postal Address

Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 0810
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

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