Dr. Laurie's philosophy of care embodies an evidence based, patient centered, compassionate approach. Dr. Laurie's key principals for thoughtful medicine are value, equity, and safe practice. His goal is to restore digestive health and wellness to improve the quality of living among his patients.
Dr. Laurie attended the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and graduated with Dean's list honors in 1995. He received a Masters degree in Biology and graduated with Distinction honors in 1998 from DePaul University in Chicago, IL.
Dr. Laurie completed his medical training at Midwestern University's Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003 graduating in the top 10% of his class. Afterwards, pursued an Internal Medicine Residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL, and was recognized for multiple awards including Intern of the Year, Senior Teaching award, and Ambulatory Care Award along with multiple merits for compassion and stewardship. Dr. Laurie acquired specialized training in gastrointestinal diseases and completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in 2009. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Dr. Laurie is also a clinical educator and dedicated to teach clinical excellence. He is the Associated Program Director for Internal Medicine Residency. In addition to training residents, he is also a key clinical teaching faculty member for the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program at Lutheran General Hospital and Assistant Professor at the Chicago Medical School. Dr. Laurie's area of interest is quality improvement in gastrointestinal endoscopy and preventive gastrointestinal oncology.
Dr. Laurie is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and in 2013 he was given the Presidential Poster Award for practice changing clinical case presentation. He is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the American Medical Association.