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Philip Verhoef, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Philip Verhoef, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACP, is a physician-scientist interested in immune dysfunction in the intensive care unit (ICU), with a long-term objective to bring rigorous immunologic analysis to the care of critically ill patients.

Dr. Verhoef is committed to improving patient care through research through basic, translational, informatic and clinical approaches. He is currently focusing his research on examining how type 2 (allergic) immunity plays a critical pro-resolving, anti-inflammatory role during acute infection.

Practice Location

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

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children's Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University

Internship and Residency



University of Chicago Medicine


American Thoracic Society
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Physicians

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-5079

Office Fax

(773) 702-6500

Office Postal Address

Philip Verhoef, MD, PhD
University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6026
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • ECMO
  • Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Sepsis

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Selected Publications

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