Dr. Rasa Kazlauskaite, MD - Best Endocrinologist in Chicago

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Rasa Kazlauskaite, MD

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Associate Professor
Rush University Prevention Center
1700 W. Van Buren Street
Suite 470
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Rasa Kazlauskaite is an Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at Rush Medical College. She is specialized in areas like endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and her clinical expertise includes acromegaly, adrenal gland disorders, body composition test, continuous glucose monitoring, diabetes, endocrine disorders, fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid, goiter, graves’ disease, Hashimoto’s disease, hormone disorders, hyperparathyroidism, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, low testosterone, medical weight loss etc.

Dr. Kazlauskaite received her medical degree from Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine, Lithuania followed by residencies from Vilnius University Clinics, Lithuania and William Beaumont Hospital. She also completed her fellowship from University of Maryland Medical Center.

Rasa Kazlauskaite is board-certified in endocrinology and internal medicine. She is the acting medical director of the Rush University Prevention Center, a multidisciplinary specialty clinic focused on chronic disease risk reduction. Her research focuses on the development of behavioral interventions to reverse metabolic syndrome, and the identification of physiologic contributors to cardiovascular and diabetes risk. She is a co-investigator on the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation, a multi-site longitudinal cohort study of the menopausal transition.


Representative Publications:

Sleep, Health, and Metabolism in Midlife Women and Menopause: Food for Thought

Physical Activity Modifies Genetic Susceptibility to Obesity in Postmenopausal Women

Menstrual Cycle Hormone Changes in Women Traversing Menopause: Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation