Avery Tung, MD

Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine | More

Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Director, Critical Care Services

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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.

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
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1990

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Languages Spoken

  • English