Izhar Ul Qamar, MD

Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Chronic Disease | More

Associate Professor of Pediatrics Director, Chronic Disease 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.


Areas of Expertise

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Pediatric Asthma
  • Chronic Lung Diseases
  • Children Medical Complexity
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Common Nephrologic Problems
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Chronic Renal Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Enuresis (Bedwetting)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Urinary Tract Infection

Medical Education

  • Dow Medical College


  • Hospital for Sick Children


  • Hospital for Sick Children

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Pediatric Complex Care Association
  • 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)
To Request an Appointment

Comer Children's Hospital - Hyde Park

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Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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To Refer a Patient

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At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • English