Mark Kushner, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Education and Training:
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago (Residency)
University of Illinois at Chicago (Fellowship)
Areas of Interest:
Quality Improvement & Assessment and Outcome Studies
Current Academic and/or Research Activities:
Heckerling PS, Wiener SL, Wolfkiel CJ, Kushner MS, Dodin EM, Jelnin V, Fusman
B, Chomka EV.
Accuracy and reproducibility of precordial percussion and palpation for detecting
increased left ventricular end-diastolic volume and mass. A comparison of physical
findings and ultrafast computed tomography of the heart.JAMA. 1993 Oct 27;270(16):1943-8.
Heckerling PS, Wiener SL, Moses VK, Claudio J, Kushner MS,
Hand R. Accuracy of precordial percussion in detecting cardiomegaly. Am J Med. 1991 Oct;91(4):328-34.
Heckerling PS, Elstein AS, Terzian CG, Kushner MS.
The effect of incomplete knowledge on the diagnoses of a computer consultant
system. Med Inform (Lond). 1991 Oct-Dec;16(4):363-70.
Schmitt BP, Kushner MS, Wiener SL.
The diagnostic usefulness of the history of the patient with dyspnea.
J Gen Intern Med. 1986 Nov-Dec;1(6):386-93.