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Darren M. Brenner, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

BIOGRAPHY


Darren M. Brenner, MD is an Instructor of Medicine and Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. During his third year of fellowship, he served as chief fellow for the division.

Dr. Brenner's research and clinical interests include pharmacologic and alternative treatments for irritable bowel syndrome, and pelvic floor disorders. He is currently the principle gastroenterologist on a National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), funded, multicenter project investigating the efficacy of minimal, contact cognitive behavioral therapy for irritable bowel syndrome. In addition, he is actively involved in the surgical residency endoscopy training program and is spearheading the anoerctal manometry program at Northwestern. His most recent publications have evaluated the utility of probiotics for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Brenner is the recipient of several honors and awards and is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and American College of Gastroenterology.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 2002
  • Residency
    University of Michigan Health System - 2005
  • Fellowship
    University of Michigan Health System - 2008

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

PRIMARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 17-250

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-5620
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Anal Incontinence
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • GI Bleeding

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus