Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology

Focus of Work


Dr. Liotta's research focuses on improving acute management of and outcomes from critical neurologic illness. His current primary focus is the management of severe hepatic encephalopathy in patients with fulminant, acute, and acute-on-chronic liver failure and noninvasive detection of cerebral edema. He also pursues work in neurologic outcomes and quality of life after intracranial hemorrhage.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Ohio State University (2008)
  • Internship: Rush University, Internal Medicine (2009)
  • Residency: Rush University, Neurology (2011)
  • Residency: Rush University, Chief Medical Resident (2012)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital), Neurocritical Care (2014)
  • Board Certification: Neurology


Administrative office: 312-503-6266
Clinic (for patients): 312-695-7950

Abbott Hall Suite 1123
710 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60611

Visit Eric M Liotta's Northwestern Scholars Profile to see the list of publications.