Department of Pediatrics

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Faculty Spotlight

Yiannis L Katsogridakis

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine)

My interests and experiences in education, healthcare delivery, and quality improvement, as well as my MPH in clinical effectiveness, all influence my current and future endeavors. These interests are reflected in my educational, research, clinical, and administrative pursuits.

Marla A Mendelson

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Pediatrics

Adult Congenital Heart diseaseHeart disease and Pregnancy with ongoing research in Preconception evaluationWomen's cardiovascular health during her lifetime

Rachel S Bercovitz

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation)

Dr. Bercovitz is triple boarded in general pediatrics, pediatric hematology/oncology, and transfusion medicine.

Cheryl K Lee

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine) and Pediatrics

I am a hospital-based physician, in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Northwestern Memorial and Lurie Children's Hospitals. In addition, I serve as key clinical faculty in the Internal Medicine Residency, which affords me the opportunity to further the practice of Evidence-Based Medicine among our trainees.

Robyn Ann Bockrath

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hospital-Based Medicine) and Medical Education

As an academic hospital-based pediatrician, Dr. Bockrath's clinical and academic interests include general pediatric medicine and medical education.  Specifically she is invested in curriculum development and mentorship in Undergraduate Medical Education Problem Based Learning, Pediatric Clerkship and Teaching Selective.

Kristi K Huisinga

Instructor of Pediatrics (Hospital-Based Medicine)

Kristi Huisinga, M.D. is a Health Systems Clinician in the Division of Hospital-Based Medicine at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Instructor at the Feinberg School of Medicine. She attained her medical degree at the University of Minnesota and completed her residency training in general pediatrics at the University of Michigan.

Stephen H Sheldon

Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine) and Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department

Pediatric Sleep Medicine including but not limited to Pediatric Sleep-disordered breathing, Obstructive sleep disordered breathing in children, Central sleep disordered breathing in children, Non-invasive positive airway pressure including NIV; Pediatric Sleep-related movment disorders, Pediatric Parasomnias, Infant sleep apnea, Pediatric Narcolepsy and Disorders of Central Hypersomnolence.

Sriram Ramgopal

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine)

As an attending physician in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, I seek to obtain expertise with data science and machine learning methodologies to better elucidate phenotypic characteristics and more precisely identify interventions in the pediatric acute care setting. I derive satisfaction from treating pediatric patients with acute care conditions in the pediatric emergency department in a team with residents, nurse practitioners, and nurses. With respect to research, the work I have performed to date demonstrates an avid interest in clinical and health services research in a variety of domains w...

Robert H Listernick

Professor of Pediatrics (Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care)

I am a general academic pediatrician in the Department of Pediatrics.

Cynthia J Mears

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics (Community Based Primary Care)

Chrinic fatigue symdrome and chlamydia and adolescentimmunizations ,especially flu

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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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Faculty Development

Our faculty is one of our greatest resources. To support them on the paths to successful, fulfilling careers, we make faculty development a priority.<

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Diversity & Inclusion

The Department of Pediatrics strives to create and maintain training programs that mirror the diverse patient population we serve in Chicago. We believe that diverse faculty, residency and fellowship programs are essential to our long-term success as leaders in academic medicine.

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Physician-Scientist Training & Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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