Faculty Profile

Edwin McDonald
Section of Gastroenterology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Associate Director of Adult Clinical Nutrition

Academic Interests

Dr. McDonald academic interests are focused on improving the health of individuals and communities through nutrition education. He works with patients with small bowel diseases, obesity and other conditions affecting the digestive system. As a scientist he investigates the effects of vitamin deficiency in patients requiring parenteral nutrition and studies the usefulness of fecal calprotectin in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. .

Clinical Interests



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  • MD, 2008, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2008, Northwestern University, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Residency, 2011, Northwestern University, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2012, The University of Chicago, Clinical Nutrition
  • Fellowship, 2015, Rush University, Gastroenterology