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Louis Philipson, MD, PhD, is an endocrinologist and a leading world authority on diabetes mellitus. His clinical interests include type 1 diabetes, complicated type 2 diabetes, monogenic diabetes and hypoglycemia.

Recognized for unmatched expertise in the treatment of diabetes that is difficult to manage, Dr. Philipson's multisciplinary team frequently accepts referrals and provides consultations. Under his leadership, Kovler Diabetes Center has been recognized as a one of only seven National Institutes of Health (NIH) Diabetes Research and Training Centers in the U.S.

For more than 25 years, Dr. Philipson has tirelessly explored the biophysical, ...See All


The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

PhD, University of Chicago (Biochemistry)

Experience and Distinctions

Year Started Practice

Board Certifications
Endocrine, Diabetes & Metabolism
Internal Medicine

Internship, Residency and Fellowship
The University of Chicago Medicine

American College of Physicians
American Diabetes Association
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International
European Society for Study of Diabetes

Expert Academy on LiL
1 Completed Sessions
Last Session:
Wed Jun 29 2016 at 08:30 pm EDT
Last Log-in:
Wed Jun 29 2016 at 07:19 pm EDT
On Learn It Live Since:
Sunday May 22, 2016