Pediatric Subspecialties

 

Work in Progress

Pediatric Adolescent Medicine
 
 
Dr. Cynthia Mears, DO
 
Dr. Cathy Joyce, MD
 
Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
 
Division Head: Javeed Akhter M.D.
 
Medical School: Osmania University, India
Intership: Gandhi Hospital, India
Residency: Cook County Hospital
Fellowship: University of Chicago
 
 
Pediatric Cardiology
 
Division Head: Tarek Husayni M.D.
 
Medical School: Universidad Autonama de Madrid, Spain
Internship: Georgia Baptist Hospital
Residency: Jacksonville University Hospital
Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Sunthorn Muangmingsuk M.D.
 
Medical School: Chulalongkorn University, Thialand, 1987
Residency: Advocate Hope Children's Hospital, 1996
Fellowship: Advocate Hope Children's Hospital, 1999
 
Michel Ilbawi M.D.
 
Medical School: American University, Lebanon, 1971
Internship: American University, Lebanon
Residency: Case Western Reserve
Fellowship: Children's Memorial Hospital
Alex Javois M.D.
 
Medical School: Northwestern University
Internship: St Louis Children's Hospital
Residency: Washington University
Fellowship: Advocate Hope Children's Hospital
 
 
Dhaval Patel M.D.
 
Medical School: Pramukh Swami Medical College, India, 1999
Residency: Driscoll Foundation Children's Hospital
Fellowship: Advocate Hope Children's Hospital
 
David Roberson M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Chicago, 1985
Intership: University of California
Residency: University of California
Fellowship: UCSF CV Research Institute
Imran Sajan M.D.
 
Medical School: Dow Medical College, 1988
Residency: Burhani Hospital
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Andrew VanBergen M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Residency: University of Minnesota
Fellowship: Advocate Hope Children's Hospital
Frank Zimmerman M.D.
 
Medical School: Northwestern University, 1990
Residency: Wylers Children's Hospital
Fellowship: Children's Hospital at Harvard Medical Center
 

 

 

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
 
Division Head: Michel Ilbawi M.D.
 
Medical School: American University, Lebanon, 1971
Internship: American University, Lebanon
Residency: Case Western Reserve
Fellowship: Children's Memorial Hospital
 
 
Chawki El Zein M.D.
 
Medical School: American University, Lebanon, 1992
Residency: University Hospitals of Cleveland
 
 
 
Pediatric Child Abuse
 
 
 

  

Pediatric Community Health
 
 
 
 
Pediatric Critical Care
 
Luis Torero M.D.
 
Medical School: Cayetano Heredia University, Peru 1991
Internship: Loyola University Medical Center, 1993
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center, 1995
Fellowship: University of California 1998
                Miller's Children Hospital, Long Beach, CA, 2000
 
 
Enrique Cifuentes M.D.
 
Medical School: Francisco Marroquin Medical School, 1995
Internship: University of Illinois, 1997
Residency: Universit of Illinois, 1999
Fellowship: Children's Medical Center, 2002
 
 
 
Enzo Garcia M.D.
 
Medical School: Colombian Medical School, 1984
Residency: Columbus Hospital
Fellowship: Miami Children's Hospital
 
 
 
Nagendra (Bobby) Polapavarapu M.D.
 
Medical School: St George School of Medicine, 2001
Residency: University of Medicine of New Jersey
Fellowship: University of Louisville School of Medicine
 
 
Developmental Pediatrics
 
Division Head: Larry Desch M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Kansas Medical School
Internship: University of Missouri
Residency: University of Missouri
Fellowship: University of Kansas

 

 

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
 
Division Head: Omar Sawlani M.D.
 
Medical School: Topiwala National College, 1975
Internship: Cleveland Clinic
Residency: St. Francis Hospital
Fellowship: Advocate Christ Medical Center
 
Pediatric Endocrinology
 
Division Head: Fuad Ziai M.D.
 
Medical School: Tehran University, Iran
Internship: MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn IL, 1970
Residency: Cook County Hospital, 1973
Fellowship: Cook County Hospital and University of Illinois
 
 
Pediatric Gastroenterology
 
Division Head: Rajeev Nagpal M.D.
 
Medical School: Maulanma Azad Medical College, New Delhi India, 1982
Internship: Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi India
Residency: Schneider Children Hospital, 1989
Fellowship: Chidren's Hospital, Philadelphia PA, 1992
 
 
Christopher Smith M.D.
 
Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 1988
Internship: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 1989
Residency: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 1991
Fellowship: University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1994
 
 
Pediatric General Surgery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pediatric Genetics
 
 
 
Co-Division Head: Jeannette Israel M.D.
 
Medical School: Chicago Medical School, 1971
Residency: Rush Presbyterian Medical Center, 1975
 
 
 
Co-Division Head: Lydia Jazmines M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Santo-Tomas, Phillipines, 1970
Internship: Deaconess Hospital, 1973
Residency: University of Tennessee, 1976
Fellowship: Lutheran General Hospital, 1979
 
 
 
George Hoganson M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Illinois, 1978
Residency: Universit of Wisconsin, 1981
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin, 1984
 
 
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
 
Division Head: Jason Canner, DO
 
Medical School: Midwestern University,  Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Advocate Children's Hospital, Oak Lawn
Fellowship: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Rebecca McFall M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Luisville
Residency: Children's Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins
 
Pediatric
Infectious Disease
 
 
Co-Division Head: Mary Ann Collins M.D.
 
Medical School: Indiana University, 1980
Residency: Wylers Children's Hospital
 
 
Co-Division Head: Surasak Pratuangtham M.D.
 
Medical School: Mahidol University Medical School, 1982
Internship: Buddhachinaraj Hospital, 1983
Residency: Ramathibodi School of Medicine, 1988
Fellowship: Rush Presbyterian Medical Center, 1995
 

 

 

Pediatric Neonatology
 
 
Division Head: Thomas Myers M.D.
 
Medical School: Temple University
Residency: St Christopher's Hospital for Children
Fellowship: New York Hospital, Cornell University
 
Mohammad Alattar M.D.
 
Medical School: Damascus University
Residency: University of Illinois-Chicago
Fellowship: Loyola University
 
 
Eric Culp D.O.
 
Medical School: Midwestern University, 2004
Residency: Advocate Hope Children's Hospital, 2007
Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center, 2011
 
 
Ousama Dallal M.D.
 
Medical School: Damascus University, 1989
Residency: Michigan Health Center, 1994
Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center, 2000
 
Brett Galley M.D.
 
Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, 2001
Residency: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, 2004
Fellowship: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
 
 
Gonzalo Hernandez M.D.
 
Medical School: Facultad de Medicina Universidad de Sevilla, 1976
Internship: St Francis Hospital, 1978
Residency: St Francis Hospital, 1980
Fellowship: Foster McGaw Hospital, 1982
               Wyler Children's Hospital, 1983
 
 
Sergei Kishkurno M.D.
 
Medical School: Belarussian State Medical University, 1989
Residency: Maimonides Medical Center, 2007
Fellowship: Women and Children Hospital of Buffalo, 2010
 
 
Mario Sanchez M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Illinois, 1999
Residency: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center, 2005
 
  
Pediatric Nephrology
 
Division Head: Kenneth Miller M.D.
 
Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Internship: New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center
Residency: University of Minnesota
Fellowship: University of Minnesota
 
 
 
 
Richard Kaplan M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Chicago, 1987
Internship: Stanford Medical Center, 1988
Residency: Stanford Medical Center, 1989
Fellowship: Children's Mercy Hospital, 1993
 

 

 

Pediatric Neurology
 
Division Head: Robert Egel M.D.
 
Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Internship: Children's Memorial Hospital
Residency: University of Kentucky
Mohammad Homsi M.D.
 
Medical School: Damascus University Medical School, Syria
Internship: Damascus University Medical School, Syria
Residency: Mt Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: Wayne State University, Detroit MI
 
Ammar Katerji M.D.
 
Medical School: Aleppo Medicaolo School, Syria, 1982
Residency: University of Chicago, 1990
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Children's Hospital, 1993
 
 
 
 
Pediatric Neurosurgery
 
Division Head: Yoon Hahn M.D.
 
Medical School: Yonsei University of Medicine Seoul, Korea
Internship: Northwestern University Medical Center
Residency: Northwestern University Medical Center
Fellowship: Children's Memorial Hospital
   
Dimitrios Nikas M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Athens, Greece
Internship: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency:Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Fellowship: Children's Memorial Hospital
            Brigham Women's Hospital

 

 

Pediatric Ophthalmology
 
 Division Head: Benjamin Ticho M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
Internship: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle WA
Residency: University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
Fellowship: Children's Memorial Hospital
 
 
Mohammad Al-Khudari M.D.
 
Medical School: Finch University, 1998
Internship: MacNeal Hospital, 1999
Residency: Cook County Hospital, 2002
Fellowship: Children's Memorial Hospital, 2003
 
 
 
Alexander Khammar M.D.
 
Medical School: Johns Hospkins, 1996
Internship: Mercy Medical Center
Residency: Doheny Eye Institute
Fellowship: University of Colorado
 

 

 

Pediatric Orthopedics
 
Division Head: Prasad Gourineni M.D.
 
Medical School: Andhra Medical School, India 1985
Internship: St Francis Hospital, Evanston IL, 1992
Residency: Northwestern University, 1997
Fellowship: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas TX, 1998
 
  
Pediatric Otolaryngology
 
Division Head: Silvio Marra M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Illinois
Intership: Loyola University Medical Center
Residency: Loyola Department of Otolaryngology
   

 

Pediatric Physical
Medicine & Rehabilitation
 
Division Head: Douglas Koltun M.D.
 
Medical School: Tulane University, 1983
Internship: Northwestern University
Residency: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
 

 

Pediatric Plastic Surgery
 
 
Division Head: Dr. Joseph Daw
 
Ramasamy Kalimuthu M.D.
 
Medical School: Madurai Medical College, 1970
Internship: Madurai Government Hospital
Residency: Little Company of Mary
Fellowship: Loyola University
 
Pediatric Psychiatry
 
 
Division Head: Dr. Amer Smajkic
 
Pediatric Pulmonology
 
Division Head: Javeed Akhter M.D.
 
Medical School: Osmania University, India
Intership: Gandhi Hospital, India
Residency: Cook County Hospital
Fellowship: University of Chicago
Luis Torero M.D.
 
Medical School: Cayetano Heredia University, Peru 1991
Internship: Loyola University Medical Center, 1993
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center, 1995
Fellowship: University of California 1998
                Miller's Children Hospital, Long Beach, CA, 2000
 
 
Pediatric Radiology
 
Division Head: Jose Ramilo M.D.
 
Medical School: University of Santo Thomas, Phillipines
Residency: Cook County Hospital
 
Richard Heller M.D.
 
Medical School: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1999
Residency: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, 2004
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Boston 2005
 

 

Pediatric Rheumatology
 
 
Division Head: Linda Wagner-Weiner M.D.
 
Medical School: Rush Medical College, 1979
Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals & Clinics, 1983
Fellowship: La Rabida Children's Hospital 1984
 

 

Pediatric Sedation & Pain Services  
 

Diana Bottari D.O.

Medical School: Midwestern University, 2006
Residency: Advocate Hope Children's Hospital

 

 

Pediatric Urology
 
Division Head: Stephen Nold M.D.
 
Medical School: Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL
Internship: Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
Residency: Baylor College, Houston, TX