Jeanette Hoenig, MD

Dr. Jeanette Hoenig completed her Pediatrics Residency and Neonatal Fellowship at the University of Chicago. During her time there, she conducted laboratory research studying probiotics and their potential role in decreasing the incidence of Necrotizing Enterocolitis, a potentially life-threatening disease that can affect premature infants. For presenting this work, Dr. Hoenig received the Student Research Award from the Pediatric Academic Society meeting in 2007.

While at the University of Chicago, Dr Hoenig received some distinctions including the Senior Resident of the Year, Intern of the Year and the Arnold P. Gold Award for Humanism and Excellence in Teaching. She also authored a book titled “Pocket NICU” which has been used by University of Chicago students, residents and fellows since 2005. For this book, she received the Excellence in Medical Education Award as well as the Outstanding Research in Educational Innovation Award.


  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, The University of Chicago, IL
  • Residency, Pediatrics, The University of Chicago, IL
  • MD, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, IL

Board Certification

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

Current Offices/Appointments

  • Medical Advisor for the Neonatal Nutrition Committee at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Pediatric Clinical Quality Committee at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Advisory Board for “Friends of Share,” a program providing resources and funds for NICU families in need

Research Interests

  • Probiotics
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis