Jonathan H. Chung, MD

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Professor of Radiology Vice Chief of Quality, Department of Radiology
Vice Chair of Quality, Cardiopulmonary Imaging
Chief, Section of Cardiopulmonary Imaging

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.

Jonathan H. Chung, MD, analyzes and interprets chest radiographs and CT scans for thoracic diseases. Dr. Chung has expertise in interstitial lung disease, occupational lung disease, nontuberculous mycobacterial pneumonia, and large and small airway diseases.

Through his research, Dr. Chung is studying how imaging can play a more significant role in patient care for those with chronic lung diseases, specifically interstitial lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis, occupational lung disease and nontuberculous mycobacterial pneumonia. He has authored over 160 peer-reviewed articles that appeared in highly respected scientific journals, as well as publishing five books that focus on chest diagnostics.

Dr. Chung’s quality work has mainly leveraged the synergy of technology and quality improvement to enhance patient safety, optimize radiologist workflows, support ease of practice, and augment diagnostic accuracy and efficiency.

In addition to his clinical work and research efforts, Dr. Chung also dedicates himself to educating medical students, residents and fellows, performing numerous one-on-one teaching sessions and mentoring younger physicians. His devotion to education has been recognized several times, including when he received the Radiological Society of North America Honored Educator Award in 2013 and the Marc Tetalman Award in 2016.


Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Washington University School of Medicine


  • Scripps Mercy Hospital


  • University of Washington Medicine


  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society of Thoracic Radiology
  • Association of University Radiologists
  • American College of Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • 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 Since2010

Board Certifications

  • Radiology

Languages Spoken

  • English