Roger D. Hurst, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery (GI Surgery), General Surgery | More

Professor of Surgery

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.

Roger Hurst, MD, is an expert in the surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and gastrointestinal malignancies. He uses minimally invasive surgery and advanced bowel sparing surgical techniques.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Hurst is the author of dozens of scientific articles and more than 20 book chapters regarding gastrointestinal conditions and is frequently asked to speak at international conferences.

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


  • Michigan Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • College of Surgeons of Hong Kong
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Chicago Surgical Society
  • Illinois Surgical Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  • 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

Practicing Since1983

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English