Eugene B. Chang, MD - Kovler Diabetes Center

Eugene B. Chang, MD

Kovler Diabetes TeamMartin Boyer Professor of Medicine
Associate Section Chief for Research

Dr. Chang is the director of the University of Chicago’s Digestive Diseases Research Core Center. He is researching host-microbial interactions of the intestine, particularly in defining communication signals/pathways that are involved in maintaining intestinal homeostasis.

He also studies intestinal epithelial biology and pathobiology.

His laboratory is developing serological and tissue biomarkers predictive of risk for colorectal, hepatocellular, and esophageal cancers.

Clinical Interests:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Diarrheal disorders
  • General GI disorders


Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology


  • MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Internship, Residency, and Fellowship, The University of Chicago Medicine