Arvydas D. Vanagunas, MD, FACP, FACG - Gastroenterology
Dr. Arvydas D. Vanagunas reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Vanagunas is a Professor of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, and is a distinguished teacher in the field of gastroenterology. He has served on numerous hospital and medical school committees at Northwestern University in Chicago. Dr. Vanagunas is also a distinguished lecturer who has addressed local and national medical meetings.
Education and Training
MD: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1973
Internship in Internal Medicine: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, 1973–1974
Residency in Internal Medicine: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, 1974–1976
Chief Resident of Medicine: Veterans Administration Lakeside Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1976–1977
Chief Resident of Medicine: Columbus Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1977–1978
Fellowship in Gastroenterology: Northwestern University Medical School and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1978–1980
American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL:
Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2002–present
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, 1995–2002
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, 1985–1995
Instructor in Internal Medicine, 1978–1985
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