Sonia Kupfer
Section of Gastroenterology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730


BA1996Yale UniversityGerman Studies
MD2001University of ChicagoMedicine
Residency2004University of Chicago 
Chief Resident2005University of Chicago 
Fellowship2008University of ChicagoGastroenterology

Academic Interests

Dr. Kupfer is interested in racial and gender disparities in patients with colorectal cancer.

Clinical Interests

Diagnosis and treatment of patients with genetic disorders such as hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes and celiac disease.

Representative Publications

  1. Genetic heterogeneity in colorectal cancer associations between African and European americans. Kupfer SS, Anderson JR, Hooker S, Skol A, Kittles RA, Keku TO, Sandler RS, Ellis NA. Gastroenterology. 2010 Nov;139(5):1677-85, 1685.e1-8. Epub 2010 Jul 24. PMID: 20659471 [PubMed - in process]
  2. Novel single nucleotide polymorphism associations with colorectal cancer on chromosome 8q24 in African and European Americans. Kupfer SS, Torres JB, Hooker S, Anderson JR, Skol AD, Ellis NA, Kittles RA. Carcinogenesis. 2009 Aug;30(8):1353-7. Epub 2009 Jun 11. PMID: 19520795 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text
  3. Aggressive systemic mastocytosis presenting with hepatic cholestasis. Kupfer SS, Hart J, Mohanty SR. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007 Oct;19(10):901-5. Review. PMID: 17873616 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  4. Racial and gender disparities in hereditary colorectal cancer risk assessment: the role of family history. Kupfer SS, McCaffrey S, Kim KE. J Cancer Educ. 2006 Spring;21(1 Suppl):S32-6. PMID: 17020499 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  5. Treatment of chronic hepatitis B. Mohanty SR, Kupfer SS, Khiani V. Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006 Aug;3(8):446-58. Review. PMID: 16883349 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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