Hani Kuttab, MD

Credentials: Assistant Professor (CHS)

Position title: Division of Emergency Ultrasound

Pronouns: he/him/his

Administrative Support:
Colleen Lourigan (clourigan@medicine.wisc.edu)


Medical Director, East Madison Hospital Emergency Department
Assistant Director, Clinical Ultrasound at East Madison Hospital
Assistant Ultrasound Director, Medical Student Education

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Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center – Chief Resident
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics – Ultrasound

Dr. Kuttab joined the ultrasound faculty at the University of Wisconsin Department of Emergency Medicine after a one-year fellowship with the department, during which he focused on resuscitation in sepsis, ultrasound research, advanced echo applications, and ultrasound in medical education. Having obtained bachelor’s degrees in communication and molecular and cellular biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Kuttab completed his medical degree at Chicago’s Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He continued in Chicago for his residency with the University of Chicago Medical Center, serving as chief resident his third year. Dr. Kuttab currently serves as the medical director for the emergency department at East Madison Hospital, as well as assistant director for both clinical ultrasound at East Madison Hospital and medical student ultrasound education.

During his fellowship, Dr. Kuttab served as a flight physician with UW Health Med Flight and continues to support the development of portable ultrasound on UW Health’s aircraft transport, with the goal of improving outcomes for trauma patients. Also involved in community care, Dr. Kuttab is an advocate for health outreach and education in the local community and among underserved populations.


• Rising Star in Clinical Practice Physician Excellence Award, UW Health (2024)
• UW Health Clinical Simulation Program Collaborator Award (2022)
• BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching (2021-22)
• BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Care (2020-21)
• Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association (EMRA) Academic Excellence Award (2019)

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