Jean-Luc Benoit, MD

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Associate Professor of Medicine Director, Travel Clinic

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

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


  • New York Medical College


  • Joint University of Illinois; The University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Physicians
  • HIV Medicine Association
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1984

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French