Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Richard G Wunderink, MD

Richard G Wunderink, MD

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)


Clinic (for patients): 312-695-1800
Administrative office: 312-695-4077

McGaw Pavilion Suite M-300
240 E Huron
Chicago IL 60611

Hospital Affiliations

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Education and Certification

MD: Indiana University (1980)
Residency: Butterworth Hospital (1983)
Fellowship: Henry Ford Hospital (1985)
Board Certification: Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease


Description of Interests

My research interests revolve around understanding the risk factors, including host genetic risk, and improving outcomes of critically ill patients with serious infections. This includes severe community-acquired pneumonia, sepsis of all causes, and nosocomial infections, particularly ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Interests (Keywords)

Critical Care; Critical Care Outcomes; Genetics: Medical; Pneumonia

Research and Publications

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