Aliya Husain, MD

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Professor of Pathology

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

Aliya Husain, MD, is an expert pathologist specializing in pediatric pathology and the diagnosis of diseases and conditions of the lungs and heart. Dr. Husain's primary clinical interests include pathology of heart and lung transplantation, the diagnosis of lung cancer, mesothelioma, and interstitial lung diseases.

An active researcher, Dr. Husain is currently studying genetic mutations in lung cancer, and antibody-mediated rejection in heart and lung transplant.


Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • King Edward Medical College


  • Mayo Hospital


  • Loyola University Medical Center


  • Loyola University Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society for Pediatric Pathology
  • Pulmonary Pathology Society
  • Chicago Pathology Society
  • Illinois Registry of Anatomic Pathology
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1987

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Pathology
  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Languages Spoken

  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • English
  • Punjabi