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Tiffany J. Patton, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Tiffany J. Patton, MD, provides care for children and adolescents with gastrointestinal problems. She has a particular interest in eosinophilic esophagitis, food allergies and intolerances, nutrition, fecal microbiota transplantation and chronic conditions including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and celiac disease.

Dr. Patton's research focuses on the process by which bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract respond to stimuli in patients with food allergies versus healthy individuals. She has written several review articles on GI bleeding, vitamin and mineral absorption and deficiency, and Zollinger Ellison syndrome.

Practice Location

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

Little Company of Mary
Mary Potter Physicians Pavilion
2850 W. 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

University of Chicago Specialists at Merrillville
99 E. 86th Ave
Suite C
Merrillville, IN 46410

Year Started Practice


Board Certification


Medical School

Meharry Medical College

Internship and Residency

John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago


The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children's Hospital (pediatric gastroenterology)


American Academy of Pediatrics
American Gastroenterology Association
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Languages Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-6418

Office Fax

(773) 702-0666

Office Postal Address

Tiffany J. Patton, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4065
Chicago, IL 60637

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Learn More About Dr. Patton

Dr. Patton's research on eosinophilic esophagitis is featured in a story about a five-year-old patient with this rare allergic inflammatory disease.