Arshiya Baig, MD, MPH

General Internist
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Baig is a practicing general internist and assistant professor at University of Chicago Medicine. She joined the University of Chicago in 2008 after completing the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at UCLA and as U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Bogotá, Colombia. Dr. Baig sees patients in the Primary Care Group at the University of Chicago and attends on the wards at the University of Chicago Medical Center and at Mercy Hospital.

Dr. Baig has given training to community members in South Lawndale on diabetes, attended community health fairs at churches, and mentored undergraduates, medical students, and medical residents on community-based research projects and projects involving Latino health. She is also leading a survey of health centers in the Midwest assessing the services provided to Latino patients with diabetes. She is currently a consultant to the Asian Health Coalition in their effort to expand and evaluate peer-led community-based diabetes education programs to underserved Asian communities in Chicago. She has also worked as a consultant for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in assessing the use of health information technology in reducing diabetes disparities among minority populations.

Research Interests:

  • Improving diabetes outcomes among Latinos with diabetes

Grant Support:

  • University of Chicago Diabetes Research and Training Center
  • Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA)

Honors and Awards:

  • K23 Career Development award