Ben Chung, MD specializes in the care of patients with cardiovascular disease, including heart failure, heart transplantation, ventricular assist devices (VADs) and mechanical circulatory support. Dr. Chung's clinical focus is expanding the reach of the University of Chicago heart failure team to underserved populations in the greater Chicagoland area, northwest Indiana and downstate Illinois. He believes that compassionate cardiology care and access to advanced heart failure should be available to all people regardless of geographic region.

His research focus is in the improvement of outcomes following heart transplant and VAD. He has been published in Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Circulation Heart Failure and Journal of Cardiac Failure.

Areas of Expertise

Education

Jefferson Medical College

Additional Education

  • Internship: University of Chicago Medicine
  • Residency: University of Chicago Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Heart Failure Society of America
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

Request an Appointment at Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

UChicago Medicine at Community Hospital - Munster

Request an Appointment at UChicago Medicine at Community Hospital - Munster or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

Ingalls Outpatient Center - Harvey

Request an Appointment at Ingalls Outpatient Center - Harvey or call UCM Connect at 708-333-2300

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean