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Plamen Penev, MD, Endocrinology, Burr Ridge, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center


Endocrinology Burr Ridge, IL

Diabetes, Lipid Metabolism

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine

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  • Dr. Plamen Penev, MD is an endocrinologist in Burr Ridge, Illinois. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Illinois. He is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Chicago Medicine.

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, 2000 - 2002
  • St Louis University School of Medicine
    St Louis University School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 2000
  • Medical University of Sofia FOM
    Medical University of Sofia FOMClass of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1999 - 2026

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Burning off Fat with Extra Sleep
    Burning off Fat with Extra SleepOctober 4th, 2010
  • Behavior: Losing Fat, as Easily as Closing Your Eyes
    Behavior: Losing Fat, as Easily as Closing Your EyesOctober 4th, 2010

Grant Support

  • Effects Of Sleep Self-Restriction On Physical Activity And Diabetes RiskNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2008–2011
  • Role Of Sleep Duration In Metabolic AgingNational Center For Research Resources2004–2007
  • Sleep And Testosterone Decline In Older MenNational Center For Research Resources2004

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