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Judith A. Guzman-Cottrill, D.O.

  • Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine


Dr. Guzman-Cottrill specializes in caring for kids with infectious diseases. She is also involved in several projects aimed at decreasing hospitalized children’s risk of developing infections. Dr. Guzman-Cottrill enjoys working with kids because “they are always optimistic and so resilient. I am always amazed by how even my sickest patients have the ability to heal.”

In her spare time, Dr. Guzman-Cottrill enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband and their two children. When she does get some time to herself, she enjoys long-distance running.

Education and training

    • D.O., 1998, Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency

    • Lutheran General Children's Hospital, Park Ridge, IL 2001
  • Fellowship

    • Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 2004
  • Certifications

    • General Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Memberships and associations:

  • Society for Pediatric Research
  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • Infectious Disease Society of America


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