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John R. Lurain, MD

  • Gynecologic Oncology

BIOGRAPHY


John R. Lurain, MD, received his bachelor's degree from Oberlin College in 1968 and his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1972. He completed his residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Magee-Women's Hospital in 1975. After serving in the United States Navy as Lieutenant Commander at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia from 1975 to 1977, Dr. Lurain completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York.

Dr. Lurain joined Northwestern University in 1979 as assistant professor, quickly ascending the ranks to associate professor with tenure in 1983, and professor in 1989. From 1985 to 2004, he served as chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, and until 2010, he was the John and Ruth Brewer Professor of Gynecology and Cancer Research at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He currently is director of the John I. Brewer Trophoblastic Disease Center and program director for the fellowship in gynecologic oncology as well as the Marcia Stenn Professor of Gynecologic Oncology at the medical school.

Dr. Lurain has been recognized with a myriad of honors, including being named as one of the Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors for Cancer. In November of 2009, he received a gold medal from the International Society for the Study of Trophoblastic Diseases for his significant contributions to the knowledge of trophoblastic disease. Dr. Lurain's primary research interests are clinical factors associated with the prognosis and treatment of gestational trophoblastic diseases and uterine and ovarian cancers. He has authored more than 180 publications, including scientific articles, reviews, chapters, and books.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine - 1972
  • Residency
    Magee-Womens Hospital of Upmc - 1975
  • Fellowship
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute - 1979

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

PRIMARY LOCATION


Maggie Daley Center for Womens Cancer Care

250 E. Superior

Prentice 4-420

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-0990
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Chemotherapy
  • Colposcopy
  • Gynecologic Cancers
  • LEEP/LLETZ
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Radical Pelvic Surgery
  • Robotic Gynecologic Cancer Surgery
  • Trophoblastic Disease
  • Uterine Cancer

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
  • HMOI Fox Valley IPA
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Wellmark/Healthnetwork PPO
  • Workmans Compensation