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Neda Laiteerapong, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Associate Director, Center for Chronic Disease Research and Policy

Neda Laiteerapong, MD, MS is a board-certified general internist and Associate Director for the Center for Chronic Disease Research and Policy at the University of Chicago. She is committed to promoting lifelong health by individualizing the prevention and treatment of physical and mental chronic diseases. She is a leading researcher in the field of individualizing diabetes treatment and locally, leads efforts to integrate behavioral health care into primary care at the University of Chicago.

She is also the Associate Director for the Center for Chronic Disease Research and Policy at the University of Chicago, a Center focused on promoting research and policies that bridge the gaps between medical practice, medical research and health policy, because she is interested in advancing the speed in which scientific discoveries are translated into improved health outcomes.

In addition to her clinical and research roles, Dr. Laiteerapong is a teacher and mentor. She is a guest-lecturer for classes on evidence-based medicine for medical students and physician trainees and individually mentors college students, graduate students, and faculty on research projects. She also trains medical student and residents on internal medicine in the outpatient and inpatient settings.

Practice Location

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Internal Medicine

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine

Internship, Residency and Fellowship

University of Chicago Medicine

Additional Graduate Degree

Masters of Health Studies, University of Chicago


Society of General Internal Medicine
American College of Physicians
American Medical Association
Society of Medical Decision Making
American Diabetes Association
Association for Chiefs & Leaders in General Internal Medicine
Academy Health

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Neda Laiteerapong, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2007
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Primary Care
  • Diabetes
  • Behavioral Health
  • Health Policy
  • Health Care Quality & Safety
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Health Disparities

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Read More About Dr. Laiteerapong

Dr. Laiteerapong discusses the cost savings of following a tailored treatment plan for diabetes.

In 2015, Dr. Laiteerapong and her colleagues launched a behavioral health clinic that was integrated into a primary care clinic. Read more here.

Selected Publications

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