Stacy A. Kahn, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Stacy A. Kahn, MD, specializes in the evaluation and treatment of digestive diseases in children and adolescents. She has a particular interest in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. In addition to seeing patients in her pediatric gastroenterology clinics, Dr. Kahn heads the Transitional IBD Clinic, a unique program that provides multidisciplinary specialty care for teens and young adults with IBD.

Dr. Kahn’s research focuses on new treatments for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Specifically she is studying microbiome-based therapies for inflammatory bowel disease, as well as the important ethical issues associated with this innovative treatment. Her other research interests include the underlying causes of IBD, novel diagnostic tools in IBD, and clinical and research ethics.

Dr. Kahn has authored several publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and book chapters on pediatric gastroenterology, the role of the microbiome in IBD, and microbiome-based therapies for IBD. In addition she reviews manuscripts for several medical journals, including Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Digestive Diseases and Science, Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Pediatrics International, and International Journal of Pediatrics.

Practice Locations

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

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

Year Started Practice

2008

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology

Medical School

NYU School of Medicine

Internship/Residency/Fellowship

The University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Gastroenterology Association
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation America
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Languages Spoken

English
French

Office Phone

(773) 702-6418

Office Fax

(773) 702-0666

Office Postal Address

Stacy A. Kahn, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4065
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

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