Louis de Guzman Portugal, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT), Head and Neck Surgery, Endocrine Surgery | More

Professor of Surgery Director, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in Greater Chicago

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.

Louis de Guzman Portugal, MD, specializes in the latest diagnostic, treatment and surgical techniques for head and neck disorders, including allergy and sinus disorders — as well as head, neck and esophageal cancers. Dr. Portugal is a member of the Center for Esophageal Diseases, where he works with a multidisciplinary team to treat all stages of esophageal cancer.

Dr. Portugal is studying new methods of detection and treatment for patients with head and neck cancer.

Medical Education

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine


  • University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System


  • University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System


  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Society of University Otolaryngologists
  • National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association
  • Indiana State Medical Association
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Rhinologic Society
  • Chicago Laryngological and Otological Society
  • Chicago Medical Society
  • University of Chicago Surgical Society
  • 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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UChicago Medicine Orland Park

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1993

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Languages Spoken

  • English