Lilly C. Immergluck, MD, MS, FAAP

Lilly Cheng Immergluck, M.S., M.D., FAAP 


Microbiology, Biochemistry & Immunology

Attending Physician

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Location: MRC, Building F
Phone: (404) 756-1326


University of Chicago 
Pediatric Infectious Diseases

University of Chicago
Residency: Pediatrics

The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Morehouse School of Medicine
Degree: Masters of Science in Clinical Research


Northwestern University
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology/Cell Biology

Research Interests

  • Antibiotic-resistant infections
  • Vaccine-preventable infections
  • Health disparities in children

Clinical Interests

Pediatrics, Adolescent


Infectious Diseases, Population Health Service Research

Board Certification

Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases


  • Lundy, S. R., Richardson, S., Ramsey, A., Ellerson, D., Fengxia, Y., Onyeabor, S., Kirlin, W., Thompson, W., Black, C. M., DeBruyne, J. P., Davidson, A. J., Immergluck, L. C., Blas-Machado, U., Eko, F. O., Igietseme, J. U., He, Q., & Omosun, Y. O. (2020). Shift work influences the outcomes of Chlamydia infection and pathogenesis. Scientific reports10(1), 15389. 
  • Ali, F., Immergluck, L. C., Leong, T., Waller, L., Malhotra, K., Jerris, R. C., Edelson, M., & Rust, G. S. (2019). A Spatial Analysis of Health Disparities Associated with Antibiotic Resistant Infections in Children Living in Atlanta (2002-2010). EGEMS (Washington, DC)7(1), 50. 
  • Fareed, S., Sarode, N., Stewart, F. J., Malik, A., Laghaie, E., Khizer, S., Yan, F., Pratte, Z., Lewis, J., & Immergluck, L. C. (2018). Applying fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile infections (rCDI) in children. PeerJ6, e4663. 
  • Immergluck, L. C., Parker, T. C., Jain, S., Laghaie, E., Spandorfer, P., Jerris, R. C., Bowen, M. D., Parashar, U. D., & Cortese, M. M. (2016). Sustained Effectiveness of Monovalent and Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccines in Children. The Journal of pediatrics172, 116–120.e1. 
  • Mohammed, A., Immergluck, L., Parker, T. C., Jain, S., Leong, T., Anderson, E. J., & Jerris, R. C. (2015). Association between mixed rotavirus vaccination types of infants and rotavirus acute gastroenteritis. Vaccine33(42), 5670–5677. 

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Honors and Awards

  • 2012: Master of Science in Clinical Research, Outstanding Graduate Award
  • 2010: Clinical Translational Educational and Research Conference Travel Award, Held in Washington, D.C. (Recipient of Travel Award
  • 2009: AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Series (Nominated/Awarded by Chair)
  • 1995: Lawrence M. Gartner Fellowship Award for Excellence in Pediatric Research
  • 1995: Society for Pediatric Research, Fellow’s Basic Science Research Award, University of Chicago Postgraduate Biomedical Research Symposium, First Prize in Basic Science Research
  • 1994–1997: Pediatric Scientist Development Program Award/ Association of Medical School Pediatrics Department Chairmen, Inc.