Nicole Stankus, MD

Nephrology (Kidney Disease) | More

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.


Nicole Stankus, MD, is a skilled clinical nephrologist. She specializes in the care of all stages of chronic kidney disease, including dialysis. She is especially interested in genetic kidney diseases, including polycystic kidney disease.

An active physician scientist, Dr. Stankus' research interests focus on various aspects of chronic kidney disease including: current treatment methods for secondary hyperparathyroidism, prevention of bone and cardiac disease, outcomes of the elderly hemodialysis patients, and prevention of hepatitis B infections in patients on hemodialysis. She also has a special interest in geriatric nephrology.

Medical Education

  • Vilnius University


  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital


  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital


  • University of Illinois Medical Center Chicago

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Geriatrics Society
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • International Society for Hemodialysis
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • 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 Since1996

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Lithuanian
  • Russian