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Professor of Pediatrics Director, Neonatology Research

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Erika Claud, MD
Erika Claud, MD, specializes in neonatology, providing care to critically ill infants. She has an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of preterm infants and conditions of the immature digestive tract.

Dr. Claud's research focuses on intestinal epithelial biology as it relates to neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a life-threatening inflammatory bowel disorder of unknown cause that afflicts premature infants. Her work has been funded by grants from prominent institutions, including the March of Dimes and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

A dedicated educator and author, Dr. Claud has published several articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals and has written chapters in leading textbooks on pediatric gastrointestinal disease. In addition, she serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several scientific journals, such as the Journal of Pediatrics and Gastroenterology.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

Education

Northwestern University Medical School

Additional Education

  • Internship: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Residency: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Fellowship: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Physiologic Society
  • American Journal of Physiology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society for Pediatric Research
  • 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
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Comer Children's Hospital - Hyde Park

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1990

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English