Dr. Richard Wunderink MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Richard Wunderink is a pulmonologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Wunderink accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 36 doctors at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Critical Care Medicine, Infectious Disease

Clinical Interests: Pneumonia, ARDS, Sepsis

Hospital Affiliation

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #22 in Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

Spectrum Health-Butterworth Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980–1983

Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1983–1985

Indiana 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

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Ventilator-associated Complications, Ventilator-associated Pneumonia, and Newton's Third Law of Mechanics.
Wunderink, R. G.

Validation of Cell-Cycle Arrest Biomarkers for Acute Kidney Injury Using Clinical Adjudication.
Bihorac, A.,Chawla, L. S.,Shaw, A. D.,Al-Khafaji, A.,Davison, D. L.,Demuth, G. E.,Fitzgerald, R.,Ng Gong, M.,Graham, D. D.,Gunnerson, K.,Heung, M.,Jortani, S.,Kleerup, E.,Koyner, J. L.,Krell, K.,Letourneau, J.,Lissauer, M.,Miner, J.,Nguyen, H. B.,Ortega, L. M.,Self, W. H.,Sellman, R.,Shi, J.,Straseski, J.,Szalados, J. E.,Wilber, S. T.,Walker, M. G.,Wilson, J.,Wunderink, R.,Zimmerman, J.,Kellum, J. A.

Community-acquired pneumonia versus healthcare-associated pneumonia. The returning pendulum.
Wunderink, R. G.

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Insurances Accepted

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

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