Stuart Rich, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine

Dr. Stuart Rich is one of the country’s foremost experts on pulmonary heart disease and the spectrum of pulmonary hypertension. His pioneering research has led to a greater understanding of all types of pulmonary hypertension. Over the years, he also has led the development of many new treatments for pulmonary hypertension, including the use of intravenous prostacyclin for the condition.

Dr. Rich has been listed among the country’s best doctors by Castle Connolly Ltd. and Chicago magazine for more than 20 consecutive years. He has published hundreds of clinical articles and book chapters on pulmonary heart disease. In addition, he is currently the Chairman of the Board of the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute.

Practice Location

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Diseases

Medical School

Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine


The Jewish Hospital at Washington University, St. Louis


The University of Chicago Medicine


American College of Cardiology
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Physicians
American Heart Association--Council on Cardiopulmonary, Perioperative, and Critical Care
American Heart Association--Council on Clinical Cardiology
American Thoracic Society
Central Society for Clinical Research
Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-5589

Office Fax

(773) 702-0218

Office Postal Address

Stuart Rich, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5403
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Learn More About Dr. Rich

Dr. Rich worked on a team to create a surgical plan enabling his patient with pulmonary hypertension to undergo rotator cuff repair.

Selected Publications

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