Dr. Edward J. Olinger MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Edward Olinger is a gastroenterologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Olinger accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 53 doctors at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #10 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1972 - 1974

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1976 - 1978

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association

Publications & Presentations

Clostridium difficile colitis secondary to intravenous vancomycin.
Hecht, J. R., Olinger, E. J.

Enterobius vermicularis.
Wu, M. L., Kuksuk, L. K., Olinger, E. J.

Impaired bile acid efflux from hepatocytes isolated from the liver of rats with cholestasis.
Tarao, K., Olinger, E. J., Ostrow, J. D., Balistreri, W. F.

See all 14 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO
  • Excellus BCBS HMOBlue
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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