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Babak Mokhlesi, MD

RUSH University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Pulmonology Services
Specialties: Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine
English, Farsi, Spanish


Locations & Appointments

Primary location
Sleep Disorders Service and Research Center
Sleep Disorders Service and Research Center
710 S Paulina St
600 South
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 942-5440
RUSH University Medical Center
RUSH University Medical Center
1620 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL, 60612

(888) 352-7874
RUSH Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Chicago
RUSH Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Chicago
1520 W Harrison St
Joan and Paul Rubschlager Building
6th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60607

(312) 942-6744
(312) 942-3131



Pulmonary Disease
Sleep Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

Education and Training

Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital - Internal Medicine
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - Pulmonary Critical Care Med
Northwestern University - Sleep Medicine
Universidad de Monterrey

Clinical Expertise

Bilevel positive airway pressure titration
Circadian rhythm assessment
Circadian rhythm disorders
Continuous positive airway pressure titration
Critical care medicine
Hypoglossal nerve stimulation
Light therapy
Mechanical ventilation
Multi-organ failure
Multiorgan dysfunction syndrome
Pulmonary hypertension
Respiratory control disorders
Respiratory failure
Sleep apnea
Sleep disorders

Academics & Publications

In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at RUSH University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.



Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Aetna PPO Exchange
Affiliated Physician Group
Ambetter of Illinois
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Community Medicaid (FHP & ICP)
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Com
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna HMO One Health
Cigna Medicare Advantage
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
Devoted Health
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
IlliniCare YouthCare
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Meridian Complete (MMAI)
Meridian Health Plan
Molina Dual Options
Molina Healthcare of Illinois
Molina Healthcare of Illinois, Inc Marketplace
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Community Health Partners
Northwest Suburban IPA
Physician Care Network
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Progress Health
Pronger-Smith Medical Care
Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
University of Illinois at Chicago
WellCare Medicare Advantage
Zing Health

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