Masayoshi Uemura, MD, MPH

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Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

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.


A neonatologist, Masayoshi Uemura, MD, MPH, provides care for newborns and infants with severe health conditions, including those related to premature birth.

Dr. Uemura's research focuses on factors that determine low birth weight, especially in children born to interracial couples.

Dr. Uemura primarily sees patients at Community Hospital in Munster, Ind., an affiliate of the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital.

Medical Education

  • Toho University School of Medicine


  • United States Naval Hospital


  • Long Island College Hospital


  • University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's

Other Grad Education

  • MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • 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

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese