Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Joseph  DiCara, MD

Joseph DiCara, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Community Based Primary Care)

Focus of Work


Clinical interests include taking care of premature babies and other ill neanates in the Intensive Care Nursery, and in the process training medical students and other hospitalists. Of special interest is mastering procedures needed in the care of neonates. A final priority is to continue to develop and execute a comprehensive approach to economically disadvantaged community youth


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1986)
  • MPH: University of Illinois - Chicago, Public Health (1996)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1989)
  • Board Certification: Pediatrics


Administrative office: 312-472-1000

NMH/Prentice Women's Hospital Room 404
250 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611