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Sean Tompkins, MD, PhD

Physician Scientist Fellow

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Research Interest:
Metabolism of chronic liver disease, particularly hepatic mitochondrial metabolism in ALD/NASH

Clinical Interest:
Transplant Hepatology, NASH/ALD interventions, Endoscopic Bariatrics

Career Path:
Medical Scientist Training Program at the Univesrity of Iowa; Physician Scientist Development Pathway at University of Illinois Chicago

Why did you choose UIC for fellowship:
UIC has all my interests combined into one: incredible caring physicians, a strong transplant hepatology program, strong support for physician scientist development, provides incredibly diverse training in both a tertiary care state safety net hospital and VA hospital, and is located in my hometown, Chicago!


Medical School: MD/PhD at the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa
Residency: University of Illinois Chicago