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Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD, is a pediatrician and health policy researcher. His research combines rigorous methodology with a clinical perspective to address important topics in pediatric health care, including uninsurance, health care expenditures, and national health care reform. Dr. Chua has published in journals such as JAMA and Pediatrics, and his work has been covered by prominent media outlets including the LA Times, Bloomberg News, Reuters Health, and the Boston Globe.

Practice Location

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certification


Medical School

Washington University School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Medical Center


Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship


Academic Pediatric Association
American Academy of Pediatrics

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-1096

Office Fax

(773) 834-5964

Office Postal Address

Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2000
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • General pediatrics

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