Jean-Luc Benoit, MD

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Associate Professor of Medicine Director, Travel Clinic

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.

Jean-Luc Benoit, MD, is an expert in travel medicine and infectious diseases. He is active in the HIV and infectious diseases clinics, where he treats complex infections, including immunodeficiencies, post-surgical infections, endocarditis and fevers of unknown origin. He also oversees the infection management of patients in the infectious diseases consult service.

Recognized as a leading educator at the University of Chicago, Dr. Benoit is director of the infectious diseases fellowship program. He plays a prominent role in the organization of teaching curricula within the department. Dr. Benoit teaches extensively about HIV and tropical medicine. He has a tropical medicine diploma from the Institut de Médecine Tropicale Prince Léopold, Belgium and a Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler’s Health from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH).


Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Louvain Medical School


  • New York Medical Center


  • University of Chicago Medicine; University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Physicians
  • HIV Medicine Association
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • 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 Since1984

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French