Dr. Edith Jacobson Chernoff MD

Dr. Edith Chernoff is a medical genetics doctor in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of Chicago Medical Center and University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. She received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 21 years. She is one of 2 doctors at University of Chicago Medical Center and one of 4 at University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System who specialize in Medical Genetics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Clinical Genetics

Education & Medical Training

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Residency, Medical Genetics, 1998–2000

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics, 1993–1997

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Medical Genetics
Certified in Clinical Genetics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Publications & Presentations

Controlled trial of pamidronate in children with types III and IV osteogenesis imperfecta confirms vertebral gains but not short-term functional improvement.
Letocha, A.D., Cintas, H.L., Troendle, J.F., Reynolds, J.C., Cann, C.E., Chernoff, E.J., Hill, S.C., Gerber, L.H., Marini, J.C.

G76E substitution in type I collagen is the first nonlethal glutamic acid substitution in the alpha1(I) chain and alters folding of the N-terminal end of the helix.
Cabral, W. A., Chernoff, E. J., Marini, J. C.


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