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Associate Professor of Medicine Director, Center for Esophageal Diseases

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Robert T. Kavitt, MD,MPH
Robert T. Kavitt, MD, MPH, is a gastroenterologist with expertise and specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal disorders. Dr. Kavitt is a specialist in the evaluation and management of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, esophageal motility disorders including achalasia, and Barrett's esophagus. He has a particular interest in the evaluation of patients with difficulty swallowing and in the management of patients with esophageal strictures.

Dr. Kavitt has published several journal articles and book chapters on esophageal disorders and has presented his research at scientific meetings.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2012

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Languages Spoken

  • English