Maria S. Hernandez M.D.

Maria S. Hernandez

Dr. Maria S. Hernandez grew up in Chicago's Roscoe Village. She is a proud graduate of Lane Technical High School and received her medical degree from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Rockford. She then went on to complete a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Upon completion of residency, she fulfilled her goal of returning to Chicago to practice medicine

It was while she was a hospitalist at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center that she was exposed to Dr. Chua's passion for GI and his tireless devotion to his patients. She soon joined his practice and has become an integral part of the team since then. Her leadership skills and hard work have lead to her recent appointment of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Hernandez is committed to serving her community and is dedicated to providing compassionate, high quality care. Her special interests include liver diseases and Hepatitis C. She is fluent in Spanish and Board Certified in Internal Medicine. 

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Office Locations

South Loop 

Summit Digestive & Liver Disease Specialists
2413 State Street
Chicago, IL 60616

South Loop Endoscopy & Wellness Center
2340 S. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
P: (312) 808-0468
P: (312) 808-0414
F: (312) 808-0246

West Side - Humboldt Park

Summit Digestive & Liver Disease Specialists
3740 W. North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
P: (773) 687-8682

Oakbrook Terrace 

Summit Digestive & Liver Disease Specialists
1 S. 280 Summit Avenue, Ct. A-1
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
P: (630) 889-9889

Affiliated Hospitals 

AMITA Health
Resurrection Medical Center

    7435 W Talcott Ave, Chicago, IL 60631

    AMITA Health
    Saint Mary’s Hospital 

      2233 W. Division St, Chicago, IL 60622

      AMITA Health
      Saint Joseph Hospital 

        2900 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60657

        Mercy Hospital 

          2525 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

          Norwegian American Hospital 

            1044 N Francisco Ave, Chicago, IL 60622