Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
John R Lurain, MD

John R Lurain, MD

Marcia Stenn Professor of Gynecologic Oncology

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Gynecologic Oncology)

Focus of Work


Clinical factors associated with prognosis and treatment of gestational trophoblastic diseases (hydatidiform mole, choriocarcinoma, placental site and epithelioid trophoblastic tumors), endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer, and malignant and premalignant conditions of the cervix, vagina and vulva.


Education and Certification

  • MD: University of North Carolina (1972)
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh Magee-Womens Hospital, Obstetrics Gynecology (1975)
  • Fellowship: Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Gynecologic Oncology (1979)
  • Board Certification: Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics & Gynecology


Clinic (for patients): 312-695-0990
Administrative office: 312-472-4684

NMH/Prentice Women's Hospital 4th Floor
250 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611