George Bakris, MD, Nephrology, Chicago, IL

GeorgeBakrisMD

Nephrology Chicago, IL

Hypertension

Professor of Medicine, Director, AHA Comprehensive Hypertension Center

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Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFELLOWSHIP
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFELLOWSHIP
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    University of Illinois at ChicagoRESIDENCY
  • Mayo School of Grad Med EducFELLOWSHIP
  • Washingon University School of MedicineRESIDENCY
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationRESIDENCY
  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
    Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin UniversityMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • University of ChicagoOTHER_TRAINING
  • Indiana UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1992 - 1993
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1983 - 1985
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1982 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Internal Medicine
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Nephrology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors, Castle Connelly, 2007-2020
  • Chicago Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2007-2018
  • Fellow, American Heart Association, 1992
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Renal Denervation for Resistant Hypertension and Beyond  
    Laffin LJ, Bakris GL, Adv.Chronic.Kidney Dis, 1/1/2015
  • Efficacy and safety of perindopril arginine + amlodipine in hypertension  
    Elliott WJ, Whitmore J, Feldstein JD, Bakris GL, J.Am.Soc.Hypertens, 1/1/2015
  • Update on blood pressure goals in diabetes mellitus  
    Laffin LJ, Bakris GL, Curr.Cardiol.Rep, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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Lectures

  • 2013 Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC) 
    Cardiometabolic Health Congress, Boston, Massachusetts - 10/2/2013
  • 2013 Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC) 
    Cardiometabolic Health Congress, Boston, Massachusetts - 10/2/2013
  • Nephrology 2012 
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts - 4/22/2012

Other

  • Renal Denervation and Intensified Pharmacotherapy Improve True Resistant Hypertension. 
    Bakris GL, Practice Update Website
    http://www.practiceupdate.com/journalscan/14532
    1/3/2015
  • Renal Denervation and Intensified Pharmacotherapy Improve True Resistant Hypertension 
    Bakris GL
    http://www.practiceupdate.com/journalscan/14532
    1/3/2015
  • "Diabetic Kidney Disease: Hypertension Management in Clinical Decision Support: Nephrology and Hypertension" (edited by Himmelfarb J, Linas SL, Tuttle KR) 
    Laffin LJ, Singh M, B GL, Decision Support in Medicine, LLC
    Wilmington, DE - 1/1/2015
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Press Mentions

  • Chiropractic Cuts Blood Pressure
    Chiropractic Cuts Blood PressureMarch 16, 2007

Committees

  • Chair, AHA Publications and Education Comittee 2015 - Present
  • Member, American College of Physicians Program Committee 2014 - Present
  • Member, COAP-University of Chicago Promotions Committee 2012 - Present
  • Co-Chairman, American DIabetes Association Consensus Report on Blood Pressure 2016 - 2017
  • President, American Society of Hypertension 2010 - 2012

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Greek