Iazsmin Ventura, MD

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Iazsmin Bauer Ventura, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Iazsmin Bauer Ventura, MD, MSc, is a board-certified rheumatologist with a primary focus on inflammatory myopathies, autoimmune lung and skin diseases and vasculitidies, as well as providing comprehensive general rheumatology care.

As part of UChicago Medicine’s multidisciplinary interstitial lung disease team, Dr. Bauer Ventura works with other specialty experts to diagnose, treat and manage interstitial lung diseases.

Also, with her experience and expertise in inflammatory myopathies, such as dermatomyositis, antisynthetase syndrome, immune-mediated necrotizing myopathies, inclusion body myositis, and polymyositis, Dr. Bauer Ventura closely collaborates with well-recognized international leaders to achieve state-of-art medical care to these complex diseases.

In addition to her devotion to her clinical practice, Dr. Bauer Ventura serves in several international research groups that aim to advance knowledge in the fields of interstitial lung diseases and myositis. She is also a dedicated clinical educator, teaching and advising medical students, residents and fellows, providing guidance as they move through their medical career.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

  • Inflammatory Myopathies
  • Autoimmune Related Lung Diseases
  • Autoimmune Related Interstitial Lung Diseases
  • Polymyositis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Systemic Lupus
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • American Thoracic Society

Practicing Since

  • 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Medical Education

  • University of Brasilia Faculty of Medicine

Internship

  • Mount Sinai Morningside

Residency

  • Mount Sinai Morningside

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

News & Research

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