Dr. Louis H. Philipson is the James C. Tyree Professor for Diabetes Research and Care at the University of Chicago. He is also a founding director of the Kovler Diabetes Center. The center is the first registry in the United States for neonatal and monogenic diabetes to follow and treat patients with complex diabetes.
Dr. Philipson has been devoted to improving the care of people with diabetes for over 30 years. The primary focus of his clinical practice is on type 1 diabetes and rare forms of diabetes, and he has a multidisciplinary clinic to treat both adults and children.
Dr. Philipson has written over 180 peer-reviewed articles and co-edited “Atypical Diabetes,” a textbook published by the American Diabetes Association.