Robert T. Kavitt, MD,MPH

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Associate Professor of Medicine Director, Center for Esophageal Diseases

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.

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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.

Medical Education

  • 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 HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS 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

Practicing Since2012

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Languages Spoken

  • English