Cuoghi Edens, MD

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Cuoghi Edens, MD

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

UChicago Faculty Physicians who provide services at UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial are not employees or agents of UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial.

Cuoghi Edens, MD is a rheumatologist trained to see both pediatric rheumatology and adult rheumatology patients. Dr. Edens treats patients suffering from systemic lupus erythematosus, mixed connective tissue disease, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, vasculitis, dermatomyositis and other more rare conditions. Due to her combined adult and pediatric training, she has a special interest in rheumatic diseases in children and ensuring their healthcare as they transition into adulthood. She is also interested in the interplay between reproductive health, pregnancy and rheumatic diseases and is currently conducting research in this area.

Aside from her clinical work, Dr. Edens is also the pediatric rheumatology fellowship director and involved in medical student and resident education.

Adult rheumatology patients can contact 773-702-6119.

Areas of Expertise

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Association of Women in Rheumatology

Practicing Since

  • 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English

Medical Education

  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Internship

  • Michigan Medicine

Residency

  • Michigan Medicine

Fellowship

  • University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center; University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

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