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Associate Professor of Medicine

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.


Marc Bissonnette, MD, is a gastroenterologist with research interests in colon and colorectal cancer. Dr. Bissonnette has a particular interest in the use of drugs or dietary agents to prevent, delay or reverse the development of cancer.

Currently, he is involved in the development of a sensitive blood test for colorectal cancer detection with the ultimate goal to deploy this test on Chicago’s South Side to reduce health care disparities. He is also focused on interactions between diet and the body’s defense system in colon cancer development.

Dr. Bissonnette has published more than 100 original peer-reviewed articles in scholarly journals, including Clinical Cancer Research, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Nutrition and Cancer.


Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


  • Naval Hospital Philadelphia


  • Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania


  • National Institutes of Health

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • Gastroenterology Research Group
  • 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 Since1983

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Languages Spoken

  • English