Dr. Peter Sporn MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Peter Sporn is a pulmonologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Sporn accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 36 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Lung Inflammation, Innate Immunity, Sarcoidosis, Asthma, Pulmonary Host Defense, Hypercapnia, CO2-induced Signaling

Hospital Affiliation

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #22 in Pulmonology

Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980–1983

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1984–1987

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Fellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 1983–1984

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 31 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 28 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 27 years in Critical Care Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease fact sheets from the centers for disease control and prevention.
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Suppression of inflammation and acute lung injury by Miz1 via repression of C/EBP-?
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Multiple failures of public and private institutions.
Sporn, P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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