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 & Medical Training

  • Indiana University
  • Mayo School of Grad Med Educ
  • 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
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Washingon University School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License1982 - 2017
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1986
  • American Board of Internal MedicineNephrology, 1992

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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