Linda Druelinger, MD

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Professor of Medicine Section Chief, Emergency Medicine
Medical Director, Adult Emergency Department

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.

Linda Druelinger, MD, is an expert in emergency medicine, providing the highest level of care to acutely ill or injured patients. Her major clinical interests include airway management, maxillofacial trauma and postpartum emergencies.

Dr. Druelinger has a particular interest in medical education. She has been actively involved in both resident and student education, helping to develop curriculum at both introductory and more advanced levels. She is highly recognized for her outstanding teaching skills and has been named Teacher of the Year by Emergency Medicine residents multiple times. In 2010, she was the recipient of the Pritzker School of Medicine Leonard Tow Gold Humanism Award. 


Areas of Expertise

  • Postpartum Emergencies
  • Wound Management
  • Maxillofacial Trauma

Medical Education

  • Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University


  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Academy of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine
  • 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 Since1990

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English