Dr. Stephen Hanauer

Gastroenterologist · Chicago, Illinois
  • 298 Publications

Dr. Stephen Hanauer, MD is a gastroenterologist specializing in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis with the Northwestern Medicine in Illinois. A Professor at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Hanauer is actively leading numerous clinical trials examining IBD therapies such as adalimumab, etrolizumab, and nutritional interventions.

"The goal of my research is to improve the care for patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. My research has been instrumental in developing and expanding treatment guidelines for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease."
-Dr. Stephen Hanauer


Medical Director

Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center

Northwestern medicine

The Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center unites some of the best minds in gastrointestinal medicine today. Their mission is to prevent, diagnose and treat disorders of the digestive tract and associated organs. The Center includes a multidisciplinary team of gastroenterologists, interventional endoscopists, surgeons, psychologists and dietitians who specialize in the management of complex diseases such as IBD. The Center has achieved national recognition, ranking among the top specialty surgery centers in the 2017—2018 U.S. News & World Report.

Professor of Medicine

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine · 2014 - Present

Northwestern university feinberg school of medicine

Feinberg School of Medicine is a top-ranking research-focused medical school, ranked 20th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Feinberg hosts leading-edge research programs led by field experts. The school's faculty of 4,000 roster counts with large numbers of internationally prominent researchers in medicine and biomedical science.


Medical Degree

University of Illinois · 1977 - Present

University of illinois

Fellowship, Gastroenterology

University of Chicago · 1982

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Residency, Internal Medicine

University of Chicago · 1980

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Internship, Internal Medicine

University of Chicago · 1978

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Dr. Stephen Hanauer has been involved in 298 publications. View publications ›


Dr. Stephen Hanauer is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine: IBD Center at 259 East Erie St, 16th floor, Chicago, Illinois, 60611, United States.

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