Tamara J. Vokes, MD

Endocrinology | More

Professor of Medicine Director, Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.


Tamara Vokes, MD, specializes in the treatment of health problems related to the endocrine system. She has particular interests in the treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. Dr. Vokes offers combinations of medical, alternative and behavioral approaches to design an individualized treatment plan for each patient.

An active researcher, Dr. Vokes is studying non-invasive techniques for the assessment of bone structure in patients with osteoporosis, and the genetic and molecular defects underlying bone fragility. Additionally, she is investigating racial and individual differences related to risk for developing glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis.

Medical Education

  • University of Belgrade School of Medicine


  • Advocate Ravenswood Medical Center


  • Ravenswood Hospital


  • University of Chicago Medicine; University of California Los Angeles Health

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • National Osteoporosis Foundation
  • International Society for Clinical Densitometry
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • American College of Physicians
  • Endocrine Society
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1985

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Serbian