Mukta Krane, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Mukta Krane, MD, is a skilled surgeon with advanced training in colorectal surgery. Dr. Krane specializes in pelvic floor disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, and other benign and malignant colorectal diseases. She uses minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and complex anorectal disorders.

Dr. Krane is a member of the University of Chicago Medicine's multidisciplinary pelvic floor health team. In the Center for Pelvic Health, she uses advanced technology, including 3-D ultrasound, manometry, and electromyography, to diagnose fecal incontinence, sphincter injuries, constipation, and other pelvic floor disorders.

Her research interests include quality of life changes resulting from treatment for anorectal disorders. She also has an interest in outcomes-based research in colorectal diseases. Additionally, Dr. Krane’s basic science research has focused on the use of immunotherapeutic agents (such as tumor necrosis factor-alpha, interferongamma, and nuclear factor kappa B) to treat radio-resistant and chemoresistant tumors.

Practice Locations

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

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

General Surgery

Medical School

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

The University of Chicago Medicine


Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA


Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Chicago Colorectal Society
International Society of Surgery
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-3986

Office Fax

(773) 834-1995

Office Postal Address

Mukta Krane, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5095
Chicago, IL 60637

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Learn More About Dr. Krane

Dr. Krane was one of seven specialists who cared for a woman battling colorectal cancer during her pregnancy.

Selected Publications

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