Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Eric S Hungness, MD

Eric S Hungness, MD

S. David Stulberg, MD, Professor of Advanced Surgical Education

Professor of Surgery (Gastrointestinal) and Medical Education

Focus of Work

Bio

Eric S. Hungness, M.D. is Associate Professor of Surgery Medical Education at Northwestern University and holds the S. David Stulberg Professorship for Advanced Surgical Education. His clinical interest in minimally invasive foregut surgery includes bariatric surgery one of the largest experiences in the world in Per-Oral Esophageal Myotomy (POEM) for the treatment of achalasia and esophageal motor disorders. Dr. Hungness is also the surgical director of the Northwestern Simulation, focusing o...[Read full text]Eric S. Hungness, M.D. is Associate Professor of Surgery Medical Education at Northwestern University and holds the S. David Stulberg Professorship for Advanced Surgical Education. His clinical interest in minimally invasive foregut surgery includes bariatric surgery one of the largest experiences in the world in Per-Oral Esophageal Myotomy (POEM) for the treatment of achalasia and esophageal motor disorders. Dr. Hungness is also the surgical director of the Northwestern Simulation, focusing on the use of simulation-based mastery learning in the acquisition of minimally invasive surgical skills.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Illinois - Chicago (1996)
  • Residency: Univ. of Cincinnati Hospital (2004)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital) (2005)
  • Board Certification: Surgery

Contact

312-695-0641

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