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Kenneth Nunes, MD

Associate Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology

Chief, Section of General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Kenneth Nunes, MD, specializes in twin gestations, preconception care, advanced maternal age, fibroids and the management of abnormal Pap smears. His clinical practice provides care for women with a broad range of gynecological and obstetric needs.

As director of the Women’s Care Center, Dr. Nunes facilitates a multidisciplinary approach to patient care in which obstetricians, anesthesiologists and nursing staff work closely to promote patient safety and improve the patient experience.

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

University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced Care at South Loop
1101 S. Canal Street, Suite 202
Chicago, IL 60607

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medical School

University of North Carolina

Internship and Residency

University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-2229

Office Fax

(773) 702-5159

Office Postal Address

Kenneth Nunes, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2050
Chicago, IL 60637

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Learn More About Dr. Nunes

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

Dr. Nunes was one of dozens of specialists who cared for an infant boy born with a large neck tumor called a cervical teratoma. In a critical role, Dr. Nunes performed a highly complex cesarean section called an ex utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) procedure. Read John Carlos’ birth story.

The University of Chicago Medicine's Science Life blog features Dr. Nunes in a series of brief videos discussing the risk of delivering early versus the risk of prolonging a pregnancy, as well as how a pregnancy is induced and when it's necessary.