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Dr. Daniel BergerMedical Director Emeritus & Wellness Provider, Northstar

Dr. Daniel Berger

Medical Director Emeritus & Wellness Provider, Northstar

Dr. Daniel Berger is the Founder of Northstar Medical Center (now Wellness Home at Northstar Healthcare), which has been a leading HIV treatment and research center in the Greater Chicago area for over 30 years.  Dr. Berger's career has led to him being widely considered one of the most prolific HIV specialists in the world; he has conducted nearly 200 HIV-related clinical trials, and has published more than 70 articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed medical journals and international conferences on antiretroviral therapy and other HIV-related treatment.  He is Clinical Associate Professor at the College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago.  Dr. Berger continues to see direct ongoing clinical research at Wellness Home at Northstar Healthcare and contributes an invaluable amount of expertise and experience to our staff of providers.  He manages the care of many of our most loyal patients, many of whom have been part of the Northstar family for decades.  In addition to his medical and research practices, Berger is an avid collector of contemporary art, with a specialization in works by African-American, Chicago-based and queer artists.   Since 2012, Berger has been a member of the Board of Governors for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2016, he joined the Collections Committee of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. He is also Co-President of the board of trustees for the Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York, where he has been a trustee and Collections Committee member since 2016.