Ruba K. Azzam, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Hepatology
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
Ruba Azzam, MD, specializes in treating children with conditions related to hepatology, gastroenterology and nutrition. Her clinical interests include hepatobiliary diseases, liver transplantation, pancreatic disorders and the full range of gastrointestinal diseases.
Dr. Azzam has authored several publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and book chapters focusing on liver-related research as well as general gastroenterology, hepatology and transplant hepatology.
The University of Chicago Medicine
Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
University of Chicago Pediatric Specialists
University of Chicago Medicine Children's at Elmhurst
Year Started Practice
University of Jordan
Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan
Lincoln Medical Center/Cornell University, New York
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago
American Academy of Pediatrics
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Read More About Dr. Azzam
Soon after Elizabeth Woodcock was born, a test showed abnormally high bilirubin levels in her blood. When a liver biopsy suggested biliary atresia, Dr. Azzam created a comprehensive care plan. Today, Elizabeth is doing well and may never need a liver transplant.
Dr. Azzam was part of a family's rare journey to find their toddler a liver twice. Read Serenity's story.
Dr. Azzam is featured in a story about a family who traveled more than 7,000 miles to Chicago to have a father-to-son living donor liver transplant. »Read the story
View a partial list of Dr. Azzam's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.