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Miguel Barajas, MD

Attending Medical Geneticist

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago


Building & Room:

CSB Rm. 1225, MC 856


840 S. Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612

Office Phone:



Dr. Miguel Barajas is passionate about rare genetic disease and educating patients and their families on their unique conditions. Dr. Barajas prides himself in providing the most appropriate genetic testing technologies and treatments to patients. He is a Chicagoland native and speaks both English and Spanish with his patients.

Dr. Barajas's clinical interests include skeletal dysplasia (e.g., achondroplasia, hypochondroplasia, collagen disorders, etc.), monogenic neurodevelopmental disorders, lysosomal storage diseases (e.g., Fabry disease, Gaucher disease, mucopolysaccharidoses, etc.), Down syndrome, sex chromosome disorders (e.g., Turner syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome, XYY syndrome), pediatric cancer predisposition syndromes, as well as general medical genetics. Dr. Barajas's research interests include lysosomal storage diseases and monogenic neurodevelopmental disorders.

Medical Education:

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (Chicago, IL)
M.D. with Honors, 2018

Graduate Medical Education:

Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago/Northwestern University (Chicago, IL)
Pediatrics Residency, 2021

National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD)
Clinical Genetics & Genomics Residency, 2023