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Murray J. Favus, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Bone Program

Dr. Murray Favus is an expert in the treatment of osteoporosis and related metabolic bone diseases.

His basic research focuses on calcium and vitamin D metabolism, and the role of the vitamin D receptor in states of bone loss and hypercalciuria (excess calcium in the urine). He also conducts basic and clinical studies in osteoporosis, and hypercalciuric states.

Practice Location

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Internal Medicine

Medical School

University of Illinois

Internship and Residency

Cleveland Clinic Hospitals


Beth Israel Hospital, Boston
Harvard Medical School, Boston


American College of Physicians
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Endocrine Society

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6138

Office Fax

(773) 834-0486

Office Postal Address

Murray J. Favus, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 1027
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Read More About Dr. Favus

In 2001, the General Clinical Research Center received a $13.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Selected Publications

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