Dr. Theodore Christou, MD

Dr. Theodore Christou, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Theodore Christou, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1980 and specializes in internal medicine and geriatric medicine.Read his story

2525 S Michigan Ave # 2-703

Chicago, IL 60616

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Christou's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Christou "A Chicago native, Dr. Christou who has been board certified in Internal Medicine since 1988, is active in teaching the principles and skills of internal Medicine to doctors, students, and nurses. He has mentored students from UIC College of Medicine, Loyola, Rush University, St. Xavier, and Chicago Osteopathic. Dr. Christou is an Associate Program Director at Mercy Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program, an Associate Clinical Professor at UIC College of Medicine, and a Clinical Instructor at Rush Medical College. Elected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians he has pursued scholarly activity, with published papers in medical journals and more than 1,000 hours of continuing medical education. After completing additional training through Johns Hopkins in 1995, he received his second board certification in Geriatrics in 1996 and now serves as the medical director of Rosary Hill Home and Symphony at Bronzeville. Dr. Christou has volunteered his medical expertise traveling to Uganda, Haiti, Honduras, Guatemala, New Orleans post Katrina as well as locally through the Medical Reserve Corps. He is also certified in Lean Six Sigma and has consulted in the healthcare industry improving the delivery of medical care. Dr. Ted is married and has two children. He is fluent in Greek and Spanish, and enjoys carpentry, bicycling, grilling and software design. His recipe and instructions for spit roasted lamb is an internet favorite."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Christou "As a clinician educator, I believe the conversation between a patient and physician offers the best option for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Listening to the patient directs what I do when working with patients."

2  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

183  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Earwax Removal
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Steroid Injection
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • ISU
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Rush University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • West Suburban Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mercy Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Geriatrics mini fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

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