Ruba K. Azzam, MD

Pediatric Hepatology (Liver Disease), Pediatric Gastroenterology | More

Associate Professor of Pediatrics Director, Pediatric Hepatology
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program

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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Ruba Azzam, MD, specializes in treating children with conditions related to hepatology, gastroenterology and nutrition. She has clinical interests in a wide range of pediatric gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders, including:

Dr. Azzam has authored several publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and book chapters focusing on liver-related research as well as general gastroenterology, hepatology and transplant hepatology.

Medical Education

  • University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine

Internship

  • Jordan University Hospital; University of North Dakota Children's Hospital; Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center

Residency

  • University of Wisconsin American Family Children's Hospital; Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center

Fellowship

  • Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • 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 Since2005

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Transplant Hepatology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English