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Nicole Stankus, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Stankus is a skilled clinical nephrologist. She specializes in the care of all stages of chronic kidney disease, including dialysis. She is especially interested in genetic kidney diseases, including polycystic kidney disease.

An active physician scientist, Dr. Stankus' research interests focus on various aspects of chronic kidney disease including: current treatment methods for secondary hyperparathyroidism, prevention of bone and cardiac disease, outcomes of the elderly hemodialysis patients, and prevention of hepatitis B infections in patients on hemodialysis. She also has a special interest in geriatric nephrology.

Practice Locations

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

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

Vilnius University

Internship and Residency

Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL


University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago


American Geriatric Society
American Society of Nephrology
International Society of Hemodialysis
International Society of Nephrology
National Kidney Foundation

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-1531

Office Fax

(773) 834-5831

Office Postal Address

Nicole Stankus, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5100
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

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