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Dr. Leilah Backhus

Credentials of Dr. Leilah Backhus MD


  • Medical School - University of Illinois, Chicago
  • The University of Chicago Medical Center, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations

Languages Spoken

Professional Memberships

  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

Awards and Publications

  • Academic Chief Resident, University of Chicago Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Resident Teaching Award, University of Chicago Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology Award University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

Professional Statement

Dr. Backhus recieved a B.A. in Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology and graduated magna cum laude from
University of Colorado, Boulder. She received her Mastersin Viticulture and Enology from the University of California, Davis. After, she completed her medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago,and Graduated with Honors.

Clinical Interests:
Obstetrics including Advanced Maternal Age
Minimally invasive surgery
Abnormal pap smears, fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding
Adolescent and pediatric gynecology
Family planning and complex contraception

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1535 Lake Cook Rd., Suite 502, Northbrook, IL, 60062
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