Brian Poustinchian, DO, FACP, FACOI

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine - Course Director - Physical Exam Skills - CLIND 1551

Contact Information

Science Hall, Suite 302
555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL

Phone: 630-515-6040
Fax: 630-515-6065

Clinical Practice

Internal Medicine Hospitalist -  Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

Medical Director, Delnor Inpatient Physicians 

Co-Medical Director Delnor 2600 Unit

Education and Training

Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency - Rush University Medical Center & John H. Stroger Hospital Jr. of Cook County

Midwestern University - Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 

Benedictine University - Bachelor of Science, Biology

Publications & Research

Tanawuttiwat T, Poustinchian B, Treitman A, Zelinger A. Pneumococcal Endocarditis with Extremely Rapid Valve Destruction in a Splenectomized Host.  The Journal of Heart Valve Disease 2011;20:596-598.

Poustinchian BR, Pohlman DJ.  Erythema ab igne [Clinical Image].  Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 2012;112(12):808.

Examining the Future of Hospitalist Medicine: Impact of Bedside Rounding with Nurses on Patient Care

Transient Ischemic Attack Following Foam Sclerotherapy in a Woman with Patient Foramen Ovale 

Impact of Chlorhexidine Bathing on Clostridium difficile: a prospective randomized trial - IRB Approved, Study Closed 


Kenneth Suarez Summer Research Program: Examining the Future of Hospitalist Medicine: Impact of Bedside Rounding with Nurses on Patient Care. Delnor Hospital, Summer 2014. Accepted by the Society of Hospital Medicine for 2015 Annual Meeting.

SAPHO Syndrome Presenting With Hidradenitis Supperativa.  Northern Illinois American College of Physicians Associates Day Abstract Competition, 2011.

Tolosa Hunt Syndrome: A Case of Painful Intraocular Opthalmoplegia. Stroger Hospital Annual Resident Research Day, 2012.

Continuing Medical Education Presentations

67th and 68th Annual Ward E. Perrin Clinical Refresher Course - Updates in GI & Approach to Chronic Cough - Midwestern University - Presenter

1st Annual IOMS and Perrin Clinical Refresher Couse - Updates in Pneumonia - Midwestern University - Presenter 

Stretegies to Improve Medication Adherence and Outcomes in ACS - Presenter - AOA Indiana Chapter, AAFP Kentucky Chapter