Avery Tung, MD

Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine | More

Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Director, Critical Care Services

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.

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Dr. Avery Tung is a specialist in anesthesia and intensive care medicine. Currently, he is the director of critical care services for the University of Chicago Burn and Complex Wound Center--a multidisciplinary program dedicated to treating patients with severe burns.

Dr. Tung's research interests include factors affecting physician decision-making, clinical topics in critical care medicine, and effects of sedatives and anesthesia on the regulation of naturally occurring sleep.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship

  • University of California San Francisco Health

Residency

  • University of California San Francisco Health

Fellowship

  • Stanford Health Care

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Burn Association
  • Sleep Research Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS 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 Since1990

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Languages Spoken

  • English