Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Irwin  Benuck, MD, PhD

Irwin Benuck, MD, PhD

Chief of Community Based Primary Care in the Department of Pediatrics

Professor of Pediatrics (Community Based Primary Care)

Focus of Work


Identify children at risk CAD. Utlize the new NHLBI guidelines (member expert panel) to reduce cardiovascuar disease in children and adolescents. Provide tools, support, and provide recognition for pediatric office based education and to mentor community pediatricians to provide more teaching to medical students, residents, and other trainees.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: Illinois Institute Of Technology, Physiology (1974)
  • MD, PhD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Medicine (1979)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1982)
  • Board Certification: Pediatrics



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 16
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611