Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Tamara  Isakova, MD, MMSc

Tamara Isakova, MD, MMSc

Director, Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) - Center for Translational Metabolism and Health

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

Focus of Work


Dr. Isakova is a clinical nephrologist with experience in patient-oriented and epidemiological research of disordered mineral metabolism in chronic kidney disease. Dr. Isakova provides clinical care for patients with chronic kidney disease and bone and mineral metabolism disorders and for patients with kidney stones.


Education and Certification

  • MD: SUNY-Downstate Medical Center (2003)
  • MMSc: Harvard Medical School, Clinical and Physiological Investigation (2009)
  • Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Medicine (2004)
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Medicine (2006)
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Nephrology (2010)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Nephrology


Administrative office: 312-503-6921
Clinic (for patients): 312-695-0596

633 N. St Clair, Suite Suite (for research) 18089
Chicago IL 60611