Erika Claud, MD

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Erika Claud, MD

Professor of Pediatrics Director, Neonatology Research

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

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Physiological Society
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society for Pediatric Research

Practicing Since

  • 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

Medical Education

  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Internship

  • Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

Residency

  • Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Fellowship

  • Massachusetts General Hospital; Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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