George Bakris, MD

George Bakris, MD

Nephrology Chicago, IL

Professor of Medicine, Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center


Office Address

  • 5841 South Maryland Ave MC 1027
    Chicago, IL 60637
    Phone: (773) 702-7936

George Bakris, MD

Nephrology Chicago, IL

Professor of Medicine, Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Nephrology: General Nephrology, Hypertension

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Mayo School of Grad Med Educ
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  • Washingon University School of Medicine
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and ScienceRosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • University of Chicago
  • Indiana University

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License1982 - 2017
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Chicago Magazine: Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014
    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013
    • Castle Connolly Top Doctors2012

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • Effects of Naproxcinod on Blood Pressure in Patients with Osteoarthritis.  White WB, Schnitzer TJ, Bakris GL, Frayssinet H, Duquesroix B, and Weber M, Am.J.Cardiol., 2011;107:1338-1345
    • Efficacy and Safety of Coadministered Amlodipine and Atorvastatin in Patients With Hypertension and Dyslipidemia: Results of the AVALON Trial.  Messerli FH, Bakris GL, Ferrera D, Houston MC, Petrella RJ, Flack JM, Lee W Sun E, and Neutel JM, J.Clin. Hypertens. (Greenwich) 2006:8 (8):571-581
    • Microalbuminuria.  Khosla N, Sarafidis PA, and Bakris GL, Clin. Lab Med. 2006:26:635-653

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Toxicology of the Kidney. Chapter: The pathogenesis and prevention of radiocontrast medium induced renal dysfunction Page 817 - 860
      Kaperonis N, Krause M and Bakris GL
      Editors: Tarloff JB and Lash LH.CRC Press, Philadelphia
      Edition 3,
    • Hypertension. Chapter: Hypertension and kidney Disease Page 137 - 146
      Chua D and Bakris GL
      Editors: Weir MR.Am College of Physicians
    • The Year in Hypertension. Chapter: Hart P and Bakris GL Page 57 - 72
      Hypertension and the Kidney
      Editors: Brunner H.Oxford Press, London
      Edition 6,

    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

    Professional Memberships

    Other Languages

    • Greek

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • Blue Shield California PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Cofinity PPO
    • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthLink PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Sagamore Health Plus
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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