Robert T. Kavitt, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Center for Esophageal Diseases

Robert T. Kavitt, MD, MPH, is a gastroenterologist with expertise and specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal disorders. Dr. Kavitt is a specialist in the evaluation and management of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, esophageal motility disorders including achalasia, and Barrett's esophagus. He has a particular interest in the evaluation of patients with difficulty swallowing and in the management of patients with esophageal strictures.

Dr. Kavitt has published several journal articles and book chapters on esophageal disorders and has presented his research at scientific meetings.

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 Certifications

Internal Medicine



Medical School

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

The University of Chicago Medicine


Vanderbilt University Medical Center


American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 834-0687

Office Fax

(773) 702-5790

Office Postal Address

Robert T. Kavitt, MD, MPH
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4080
Chicago, IL 60637

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