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Our IBD Team and Care Locations

Our IBD Team and Care Locations

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center's multidisciplinary team includes experts in adult and pediatric gastroenterology, surgery, pathology, radiology, nutrition and other disciplines. We also have a team of physician assistants who specialize in surgical care as well as ostomy and wound management. In addition, David T. Rubin, MD, and Russell Cohen, MD, each work with an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) in the outpatient setting. The APN manages and treats inflammatory bowel disease in collaboration with the physicians. The APNs see established patients independently in the clinic setting and are able to order necessary lab work or diagnostic testing and order prescription medications.

To schedule an appointment with an APN, please call (773) 702-6140.

Our Team

IBD Specialists

Russell D. Cohen, MD
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Co-Director, Advanced IBD Fellowship Program

David T. Rubin, MD
Section Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Co-Director, Digestive Diseases Center

Eugene Chang, MD

Sushila Dalal, MD

Ira Hanan, MD

Ed McDonald, MD

Dejan Micic, MD

Joel Pekow, MD

Vijaya Rao, MD

Atsushi Sakuraba, MD

Pediatric IBD Specialists

Ranjana Gokhale, MD

» Learn more about our pediatric IBD program and team.


Roger Hurst, MD
Associate Director, IBD Center

Neil Hyman, MD
Section Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Lisa Marie Cannon, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Benjamin Shogan, MD

Konstantin Umanskiy, MD

Mustafa Hussain, MD

Vivek Prachand, MD

Registered Dieticians

Courtney Schumann, MS, RD, LDN
Elizabeth Wall, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Lori Welstead, MS, RD, LDN

Genetic Counselor

Jessica Stoll, MS, CGC
Certified Genetic Counselor

Advance Practice Nurses

Michele Rubin, APN, Surgery
Associate Director, IBD Center

Ashley Bochenek Perkovic, APN, IBD Clinic
Jennifer Labas, APN, IBD Clinic
Alexandra Masching, APN, IBD Clinic
Katherine Sonnenburg, APN, IBD Transition Clinic

Clinic Nursing Team

Mary Ayers, RN, Director
Valerie Armstrong-Jones, RN
Linda Chaussey RN
Linda Kulig, RN
Sarah O’Rourke RN, BSN
Mary Ann Thompson, RN
Donna Nozicka RN, BSN
Nicole Thurston, RN
Leigh Anne Pena, RN

Research Nurses

Audrone Meiliulyte, RN, BSN

Clinical Trials

Kristi Kearney, RN
Clinical Trials Manager for Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Nutrition and Translational Research

Our Locations: Convenient Care for IBD

We see patients on the University of Chicago medical campus in Hyde Park as well as in downtown Chicago and at suburban locations.

Hyde Park:
Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
Clinic 6B
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-6140

150 E. Huron Street
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611
(773) 834-4150

Orland Park:
University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced Care at Orland Park
14290 S. La Grange Road
Orland Park, IL 60462

Tinley Park:
University of Chicago Medicine at Ingalls Family Care Center
6703 W. 159th Street, Suite 100, Entrance E
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(773) 834-3531


Clinical Pharmacy Services
Shivani A. Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Phone: 773-843-3696
Fax: 773-926-0700

Specialty Pharmacy

Specialty Infusion Center