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Dr. Atsushi Sakuraba, MD


Chicago, IL

About Dr. Atsushi Sakuraba

*** This clinic does not accept self-pay patients. *** Atsushi Sakuraba, MD, PhD, is a gastroenterologist who specializes in the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis). He also is interested in gastrointestinal endoscopy, microscopic colitis (lymphocytic colitis and collagenous colitis), colon cancer, fecal transplant for C difficile infection, and clinical trials of novel drugs. Dr. Sakuraba's research aims to better understand how and why inflammatory bowel disease develops in order to provide more effective treatment options. He is studying the efficacy and safety of several novel drugs designed to treat inflammatory bowel disease. 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


  • Gastroenterologist

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Hospital affiliations

  • The University of Chicago Medical Center

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Education and training

  • Medical School - Keio University School of Medicine
  • Sano Kosei Hospital (Residency)
  • Kyosai Tachikawa Hospital (Residency)
  • Keio University Hospital (Residency)
  • University of Chicago Medicine (Fellowship)
  • Keio University Hospital (Fellowship)
  • Keio University (PhD)

Professional memberships

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

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Dr. Atsushi Sakuraba's office location

University of Chicago Medicine Hyde Park

UChicago Medicine Hyde Park

5758 South Maryland Avenue, DCAM 6th Floor - Module 6B

Chicago, IL 60637

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