Edward T. Naureckas, MD

Pulmonary Medicine (Pulmonology), Critical Care Medicine | More

Professor of Medicine Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory
Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program

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.

Edward Naureckas, MD, is an expert in pulmonary conditions including asthma, adult cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He specializes in pulmonary function testing to determine the cause and severity of complex lung disorders.

Dr. Naureckas researches strategies for improving care for asthma, COPD and cystic fibrosis. As a co-investigator in the National Institutes of Health AsthmaNet and the American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Network, he participates in nationwide multi-center clinical trials of asthma therapy. He is also a principle investigator for the CONCERT COPD network and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-sponsored Therapeutics Development Network.

Medical Education

  • Washington University School of Medicine


  • Michael Reese Hospital


  • Michael Reese Hospital


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan 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 Since1987

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English