Dustin Spirgen

Resident – Family Medicine University of Illinois College of MedicineFamily Medicine Residency
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Biographical Info


Coffeyville, KS



Clinical Interests

Rural medicine
Aerospace medicine
Regenerative medicine
Medical Genetics

Medical School

East Carolina University

I am from the Midwest, growing up primarily in Kansas. I joined the military, served in combat in southwest Asia. I then attended college in NC where I focused on Mathematics and Physics. I went on to receive additional training in Electronics and Electronics Engineering. I am captivated by the intersection of medicine and technology and how we can improve the lives of those in need with simple but innovative changes. I was attracted to UIC, particularly to the rural track, because the incredibly welcoming environment. It represents the greatest opportunity to help those who have limited access to technology and healthcare. Overall, this gives me the greatest opportunity to improve our local communities. When I have down time, I enjoy reading, space travel news, NASA bulletins and press releases, anything tech related and spending time with my beautiful crazy family.


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