Dr. Isabelle G De Plaen MD Neonatologist

Dr. Isabelle De Plaen is a neonatologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from University Cath De Louvain and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. De Plaen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 39 doctors at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and one of 49 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Hospital Affiliation

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Ranked #16 in Pediatrics: Neonatology

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Education & Medical Training

California Pacific Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1992–1994

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 1995–1998

University Cath De Louvain
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Inflammatory signaling in NEC: Role of NF-κB, cytokines and other inflammatory mediators.
Hunter, C. J.,De Plaen, I. G.

Bifidobacteria Stabilize Claudins at Tight Junctions and Prevent Intestinal Barrier Dysfunction in Mouse Necrotizing Enterocolitis.
Bergmann, K. R.,Liu, S. X.,Tian, R.,Kushnir, A.,Turner, J. R.,Li, H. L.,Chou, P. M.,Weber, C. R.,De Plaen, I. G.

Inflammatory signaling in necrotizing enterocolitis.
De Plaen, I. G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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