Dr. Elizabeth Chung is an obstetrician-gynecologist practicing in SKOKIE, IL. Dr. Chung specializes in women's health, particularly the female reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, Dr. Chung can treat a number of health issues related to the vagina, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and breasts. Dr Chung can also treat women during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the postpartum period. In this specialty, doctors focus on reproductive care from puberty through adulthood.
Education and Training
University of Chicago, the College BA 1987
University of Illinois at Chicago Hospitals OB/GYN Residency 2005
University of Chicago, Pritzker School Of Medicine MD 1991
Univ of Chicago, Pritzker Sch of Med, Chicago Il 1991
Obstetrics and GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyABOG
Dr. Elizabeth K Chung M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Hi, you are not alone. It is important to find the exact cause of your recurrent vaginal infections. Are they yeast vaginal infections and/or bacterial vaginosis? Using Summer’s Eve Medicated Douche after intensive sexual activity can help. For further information, you may wish to read my blog on this subject: http://blog.oasishealth.care/vaginitis-culprits-gynecology-heartache/ and http://blog.oasishealth.care/gynecology-anguish-vaginitis/. Take care, Elizabeth K. Chung, MD READ MORE
I'm happy for you. Routine supplementation is 400mcg/day (0.4 mg/day). Women who have conceived/delivered an infant with neural tube defects need to take 4mg/day. Elizabeth K. Chung, MD - Oasis Health READ MORE
Hi, I am sorry you have a gynecological concern. You may be right - you may have an infection called bacterial vaginosis. Please see a physician for proper diagnosis and therapy. READ MORE
Your friend has a weak cervix, called cervical incompetence or insufficiency. Cervical cerclage is a surgical stitch placed on the cervix. It prevents the weak cervix from opening early in pregnancy, leading to miscarriage as well a premature birth. There are various methods: McDonalocedure is most popular. However, some women may be more suitable for Shiradkor procedure-a bit more complicated process. I know your friend will be careful during this pregnancy: Bedrest and abstaining from sexual intercourse will help. Good Luck! READ MORE
Hi, I am sorry you are having constipation issue. It is so uncomfortable! Constipation for 5-6 days is not normal. Is it from medications? Is it Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Is it other causes? Please see a doctor. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr, Obstetrics And Gynecology
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