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Julie Chor, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology

Julie Chor, MD, MPH, is a gynecologist, specializing in family planning and contraceptive counseling. She also has a strong interest in adolescent health, medical ethics and global issues in maternal health.

Dr. Chor currently serves as the primary investigator on several studies that examine the impact of doulas (nonmedical labor coaches who offer emotional and informational support) on different aspects of pregnancy. In the past, she has studied reproductive health experiences of women with cardiovascular disease and other medical conditions. Dr. Chor’s work has been funded by the Society of Family Planning, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, and other notable organizations.

A dedicated mentor, Dr. Chor teaches medical students about family planning and reproductive health. She frequently advises residents and fellows on research projects that cover a wide range of gynecological topics. In addition, Dr. Chor is often invited to speak at national and international conferences on contraception and reproductive health.

Practice Locations

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

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Medical School

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

University of Illinois, Chicago (obstetrics and gynecology)


University of Illinois, Chicago (family planning)

Additional Graduate Degrees

MPH, University of Illinois, Chicago


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health
North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Society of Family Planning

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6118

Office Postal Address

Julie Chor, MD, MPH
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2050
Chicago, IL 60637

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Read More About Dr. Chor 

Dr. Chor supports optimized pregnancy and childbirth experiences at the Family Birth Center.

Selected Publications

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