David Ehrmann, MD

David Erhmann, MD, is Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago and Associate Director, University of Chicago Clinical Research Center, as well as Director of the University of Chicago Center for PCOS (polycystic ovary disease). He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and also is an expert in type 2 diabetes.

His research interests include the role that hereditary factors play in the development of PCOS, the use of insulin-sensitizing agents in the treatment of PCOS, and the relationship between PCOS and obstructive sleep apnea.

Dr. Ehrmann has written more than 60 medical publications – including book chapters, articles and abstracts. He has served on numerous national committees and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and the American Journal of Physiology.

Clinical Interests

Medical School

University of Michigan

Internship and Residency

University of Michigan


University of Chicago Medical Center


American Diabetes Association

The Androgen Excess Society

The Endocrine Society

Awards and Honors

Oral Session Chair, Female Reproduction, The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Toronto Ontario, June 2000

Chicago Magazine 2000 – 2010 – Listed in Chicago’s Best Doctors (Endocrinology)

Oral Session Chair, Diabetes/Lipids, The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Denver Colorado, June 2001

Program Committee, Clinical Endocrinology Update 2001, The Endocrine Society – 2001

Associate Chair, American Diabetes Association Research Grants Review Panel (July 2001 – June 2003)

Chair, American Diabetes Association Research Grants Review Panel (July 2003 – June 2004)

American Diabetes Association Research Policy Committee (July 2004 – June 2005)


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