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Tamara J. Vokes, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Osteoporosis & Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic

Dr. Tamara Vokes specializes in the treatment of health problems related to the endocrine system. She has particular interests in the treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. Dr. Vokes offers combinations of medical, alternative and behavioral approaches to design an individualized treatment plan for each patient.

An active researcher, Dr. Vokes is studying non-invasive techniques for the assessment of bone structure in patients with osteoporosis, and the genetic and molecular defects underlying bone fragility. Additionally, she is investigating racial and individual differences related to risk for developing glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis.

Practice Locations

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

150 E. Huron
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

University of Belgrade

Internship and Residency

Ravenswood Hospital, Chicago


University of California Medical Center, Los Angeles
The University of Chicago Medicine


American College of Physicians
American Society of Bone and Mineral Research
International Society of Bone Densitometry
National Osteoporosis Foundation
The Endocrine Society

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6138

Office Fax

(773) 834-7205

Office Postal Address

Tamara Vokes, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 1027
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

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