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Dr. Maria Dowell, MD

Pediatric Pulmonologist

Chicago, IL

About Dr. Maria Dowell

Maria Dowell, MD, specializes in pediatric pulmonary medicine. She provides care for children with a range of respiratory disorders, including cystic fibrosis, complex asthma and chronic lung disease. As a researcher, Dr. Dowell is working to develop new therapies for asthma treatment. She recently served as the primary investigator in one study that examined the mechanism by which smooth muscle -- tissue that lines the airway -- deforms and reforms its shape. Dr. Dowell teaches medical students, residents and fellows about pulmonary medicine, and frequently is invited to present her work at regional and national lecture series. An accomplished author, she has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters on critical care.

In-network insurances

  • APWU
  • Aetna
  • All Savers Insurance


  • Pediatric Pulmonologist

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Hospital affiliations

  • The University of Chicago Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Pulmonology (Pediatrics)

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of North Carolina, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Chicago (Internship)
  • University of Chicago (Residency)
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (Fellowship)

Professional memberships

  • American Society of Internal Medicine
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Physicians

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Languages spoken

  • English

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Dr. Maria Dowell's office location

University of Chicago Medicine Hyde Park

UChicago Medicine Hyde Park

5721 S Maryland Avenue, 2nd Floor

Chicago, IL 60637

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