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Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Director of Critical Care Services, Burn Unit
Quality Chief, Anesthesia & Critical Care

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

Avery Tung, MD

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


  • University of California, San Francisco


  • University of California, San Francisco


  • Stanford Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Burn Association
  • Sleep Research Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • 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