Uzma D. Siddiqui, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Associate Director, Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT)

Director, Endoscopic Ultrasound and Advanced Endoscopy Training

Uzma Siddiqui, MD, is a gastroenterologist with expertise in interventional endoscopy. Her training includes fellowships in both gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy. Dr. Siddiqui's clinical focus is on gastrointestinal oncology and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).

EUS is a minimally invasive procedure used to diagnose and manage a wide range of gastrointestinal cancers and pre-cancerous lesions, including pancreatic tumors. Other therapeutic endoscopic procedures Dr. Siddiqui performs include endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with removal of stones and stenting of tumors to relieve obstruction in both the bile and pancreatic ducts, drainage of pancreatic cysts, nerve block for pain related to pancreatic cancer, radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus, and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of large polyps or small tumors in the GI tract.

A dedicated educator and mentor, Dr. Siddiqui teaches techniques of therapeutic endoscopy in courses for gastroenterologists, trainees, and nurses. She is also a prominent researcher, focusing on improving the various applications of advanced endoscopic techniques. Dr. Siddiqui has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts and written book chapters on EUS, ERCP, pancreatic cancer, and palliative care for gastrointestinal malignancies.

Practice Location

Center for Care and Discovery
5700 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications


Medical School

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Internship and Residency

The George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC (internal medicine)


New York University (gastroenterology)
Yale University, New Haven, CT (advanced endoscopy)


American Gastroenterological Association
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-3329

Office Fax

(773) 834-8891

Office Postal Address

Uzma Siddiqui, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
Center for Care and Discovery
5700 S. Maryland Avenue MC 8043
Chicago, IL 60637

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Read More About Dr. Siddiqui

Dr. Siddiqui is a key member of our multidisciplinary Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics.

Dr. Siddiqui devised a new endoscopic strategy to treat a unique complication in a pancreatic cancer survivor.

For Andy Summers, what started as a simple gallstone attack progressed to a cascade of life-threatening problems. Thanks to expert care from Dr. Siddiqui and her team, Summers is now doing well.

Selected Publications

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