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Professor of Medicine Director, Osteoporosis & Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic

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.

Tamara J. Vokes, MD

Tamara Vokes, MD, specializes in the treatment of health problems related to the endocrine system. She has particular interests in the treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. Dr. Vokes offers combinations of medical, alternative and behavioral approaches to design an individualized treatment plan for each patient.

An active researcher, Dr. Vokes is studying non-invasive techniques for the assessment of bone structure in patients with osteoporosis, and the genetic and molecular defects underlying bone fragility. Additionally, she is investigating racial and individual differences related to risk for developing glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis.


Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Belgrade School of Medicine


  • Ravenswood Hospital


  • Ravenswood Hospital


  • University of Chicago Medicine; Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • National Osteoporosis Foundation
  • International Society of Bone Densitometry
  • American Society of Bone and Mineral Research
  • American College of Physicians
  • The Endocrine Society
  • 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 Since1985

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Serbian