Sonia Kupfer, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Co-Director, Comprehensive Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic

Gastroenterologist Sonia Kupfer, MD, is a skilled specialist in all types of digestive system disorders. As a physician in the Comprehensive Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic and the Celiac Center, she is particularly focused on diagnosing and treating patients with genetic disorders such as hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes and celiac disease.

Dr. Kupfer is interested in racial and gender disparities in patients with colorectal cancer. Currently, the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute is funding her five-year study of genetic associations in African-American colorectal cancer patients. Additionally, she recently co-authored a book chapter on colorectal cancer genetics for Early Detection and Prevention of Colorectal Cancer.

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, Residency, and Fellowship

The University of Chicago Medicine


American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterology Association

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-8632

Office Fax

(773) 702-2281

Office Postal Address

Sonia Kupfer, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4076
Chicago, IL 60637

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Read More About Dr. Kupfer

In the Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics, Dr. Kupfer provides care for patients who have high colorectal cancer risk or inherited GI cancer syndromes.

Dr. Kupfer was one of seven specialists who cared for a woman battling colorectal cancer during her pregnancy.

Selected Publications

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