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Lubna Choudhury, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Choudhury has trained in the United States, England, and Ireland throughout her career as a cardiologist. A graduate of the University College Galway, National University of Ireland, where she placed fourth in her class with 3 Gold Medals, Dr. Choudhury completed her internship and residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

Dr. Choudhury was the chief resident at Wayne State University's Harper Hospital, where she reviewed manuscripts and abstracts for a number of professional meetings and publications and co-chaired an American College of Physicians Regional Chapter Meeting.

She conducted a research fellowship at Hammersmith Hospital in the United Kingdom resulting in a doctoral thesis on the study of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy using Positron emission Tomography. Subsequently she completed her cardiology fellowship at Northwestern University/Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Her specific areas of interest include hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, nuclear cardiology, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and noninvasive assessment of coronary artery disease.

Dr. Choudhury has also had extensive teaching experience, teaching bedside skills, CPR, and other didactic courses such as the Hammersmith Diploma in Cardiology as well as Clinical skills to Medical Students at Northwestern. She is an associate professor at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and a member of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation.

Her current research initiative is a study of the utility of cardiac MR in risk stratification of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Dr. Choudhury is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and nuclear cardiology. She is also fluent in Bengali.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    National Univ. of Ireland (Ireland) - 1986
  • Residency
    Detroit Medical Center - 1997
  • Fellowship
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 2001

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Cardiovascular Disease

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-0063
Tuesday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • General Cardiology
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Women and Heart Disease

LANGUAGES


  • Bengali

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


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