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 - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago

Colin W. Howden, MD

Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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You may also call Northwestern Memorial's Physician Referral Department at 1.877.926.4NMH(4664) to arrange a new patient appointment.
Office Phone: 312-695-5620
Office Hours:
  • Tuesday:1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday:8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Clinical Interests

Dyspepsia, Gastritis, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Peptic Ulcer Disease

Education and Training

Medical Education:

Glasgow University (Scotland) 1978


Stobhill Hospital (Scotland) 1984


Mcmaster Univ. Hlth Sciences Ctr. (Canada) 1986

Board Certification


Locations and Directions

675 N. St. Clair
Galter 17-250
Chicago, IL 60611 312-695-5620


Dr. Howden graduated from the medical school of the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 1978. He completed postgraduate training in General (Internal) Medicine, Gastroenterology and Clinical Pharmacology in Glasgow and at McMaster University, Canada. He moved to the US in 1991, initially to the University of South Carolina. He joined the faculty at Northwestern in 1999. He has fairly broad interests in gastroenterology but particular interests in upper GI tract disorders, H. pylori infection, ulcer disease and bleeding, and the clinical pharmacology of drugs used to treat gastrointestinal disorders.


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