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 - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago

Eric S. Hungness, MD

GI Endocrine Surgery

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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: 312-695-8918
Office Hours:
  • Tuesday:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Clinical Interests

Laparoscopic Surgery (Advanced), Lap Band Surgery, Natural orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery, Transgastric Gallbladder Surgery, Transvaginal Gallbladder Surgery, Achalasia, Splenectomy, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Hiatal Hernia, Bariatric Surgery (Obesity), Pancreatic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Weight Loss/Management, Gastric Surgery, General Surgery, Per-Oral Esophageal Myotomy, Gallbladder Disorders, Biliary Surgery, Minimally Invasive Techniques, Obesity, NOTES (Natural Orifice Surgery)

Education and Training

Medical Education:

University of Illinois College of Medicine 1997


University of Cincinnati Hospital 2004


Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital 2005

Board Certification


Locations and Directions

675 N. St. Clair
Galter 17-250
Chicago, IL 60611 312-695-8918


Eric S. Hungness, M.D. is Associate Professor of Surgery at Northwestern University and was named the first S. David Stulberg Research Professor for Advanced Surgical Education.  His clinical interest in minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery includes one of the largest experiences in the world in Per-Oral Esophageal Myotomy (POEM) for the treatment of achalasia and NOTES.  Dr. Hungness is also the surgical director of the Northwestern Center for Advanced Surgical Education (N-CASE), focusing on the use of simulation in the acquisition of minimally invasive surgical skills.


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