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Dr. Susan Sam, MD

Endocrinologist

Professional statement

*** This clinic does not accept self-pay patients. *** Susan Sam, MD, MSc, is an adult endocrinologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). She also has a clinical interest in other reproductive disorders leading to menstrual irregularity in women, type 2 diabetes and related metabolic disorders. Dr. Sam's research focuses on the metabolic abnormalities associated with PCOS such as the high risk for development of type 2 diabetes, lipid disorders, and obesity. In particular, she examines how abnormalities in fat tissue, such as inflammation, lead to development of insulin resistance in PCOS. She has received prestigious research grants and has published her findings in a number of scientific journals, including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Diabetes, Diabetes Care, and the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Dr. Sam serves as a manuscript reviewer for scientific journals such as Clinical Endocrinology, Obesity and Fertility and Sterility, in addition to sitting on the editorial board for the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Dr. Sam is also a teacher and mentor to medical students, residents and endocrinology fellows. In order to best serve you, please remember to provide your unique member ID number on your insurance card for your appointment. If this is not provided, you may expect a call from our office to get that information prior to your appointment so we can verify your benefits. We look forward to seeing you.

In-network insurances

  • APWU
  • Aetna
  • All Savers Insurance

Specialties

  • Endocrinologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • The University of Chicago Medical Center

Board certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Illinois, Chicago, Doctor of Medicine
  • Northwestern University, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Northwestern University, Fellowship in Endocrinology
  • Northwestern University, Master's in Clinical Investigation
  • Northwestern University (Internship)

Professional memberships

  • Endocrine Society

Awards and publications

  • Dr.Sam has published her findings in a number of scientific journals, including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Diabetes, Diabetes Care, and the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1013020759

Office locations

University of Chicago Medicine Huron St.

UChicago Medicine Huron St.

150 East Huron Street, Suite 900

Chicago, IL 60611

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Very insightful!
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My visit was very helpful and informative. My Dr. is very patient with me and take the time for me to understand her instructions to better assist me in my health.
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All good.
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The whole staff was very professional and caring and helpful. The doctor took enough time to get to know my symptoms. The visit was not rushed in any way.
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Curt and to the point. Informative about my condition and how to treat it.
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