Department of Pediatrics Faculty

Adolescent Medicine

Bernstein, Karen, MD, MPH

Chief, Section of Adolescent Medicine;
Director, Adolescent Med. Fellowship Training program;
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Klein, Jonathan D., MD, MPH

Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
Savithri and Samuel Raj Endowed Professor
Executive Vice Head, Department of Pediatrics
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Scott-Wellington, Felicia, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy & Sleep

Kumar, Harsha Vardhan, MD

Chief, Section of Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy and Sleep Medicine
Associate Head of Finance for the Department of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Adavadkar, Pranshu, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Vardhan, Sindhuja H., MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Muniyappa, Pravin, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

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Park, Lucy, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Pediatric Cardiology

Javois, Alexander, MD

Chief, Section of Cardiology
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Varga, Peter, MD

Associate Chief, Section of Cardiology
Clinical Associate Professor

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Imran, Naveen, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Sueblinvong, Vithida, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Pediatric Critical Care

Cortez, Edmundo, MD

Chief, Section of Critical Care
Associate Head, Strategic Partnerships
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Harding, Meghan, DO

Assistant Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Wang, Jenny, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Developmental Biology and Basic Research

Reddy, Sekhar P., PhD

Chief, Section of Developmental Biology and Basic Research
Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology

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Raj, Usha, MD, MHA

Professor, Departments of Physiology & Biophysics, Pharmacology, and Anatomy & Cell Biology

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Education

Osta, Amanda, MD

Chief, Section of Education;
Assistant Dean of Advising and Career Planning;
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

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Barnes, Michelle, MD

Associate Head, Education;
Director, Pediatric Residency Program;
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

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Aguirre, Roxana, MD

Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Training program;
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Bernstein, Karen, MD, MPH

Director, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Program;
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Boucher-Berry, Claudia, MD

Director, Pediatric Clerkship;
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Chief;
Section of Endocrinology

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Harding, Meghan, DO

Assistant Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Hayani, Karen C., MD

Director, Pediatric Clerkship;
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Chief;
Section of Infectious Disease

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Laurent, Stacy, DO

Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program;
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Pillers, De-Ann, MD, PhD, FAAP

Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program;
Professor and Chief, Section of Neonatology;
Associate Head, Perinatology

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Schmidt, Mary Lou, MD

Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program;
Professor and Chief, Section of Hematology-Oncology

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Srivastava, Pavan, MD

Director, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program (Med-Peds);
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics

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Pediatric Endocrinology

Boucher-Berry, Claudia, MD

Chief, Section of Endocrinology;
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Aguirre, Roxana, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program

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Pediatric Gastroenterology

Berman, James MD

Chief, Section of Gastroenterology;
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Gorla, Kiran MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

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Gunasekaran, TS MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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General Pediatrics and Developmental Pediatrics

Hupert, Jordan MD

Chief, Section of General Pediatrics;
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Avants, Kelsie MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Jabine, Leslie N. MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Kenan, Kristen MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Kreppel, Andrew MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Laurent, Stacy DO

Assistant Program Director, Pediatric Residency;
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Martin, Molly MD

Associate Head, Research;

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Messmer, Sarah Elizabeth MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Murphy, Shannon MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Pappalardo, Andrea MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Saulsberry, Alexandria MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Schreier, Jaye MD

Associate Head, Clinical Affairs;
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Shah, Reshma MD

Assistant Professor (CT)

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Smith, Sara MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Van Voorhees, Benjamin MD, MPH

Head, Department of Pediatrics;
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Pediatric Genetics

Philip, Giampietro MD, PhD, FACMG

Section Chief, Genetics and Metabolism
Professor of Pediatrics

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Gifty, Bhat MD, FACMG

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology

Schmidt, Mary Lou MD

Chief, Section of Hematology/Oncology;
Associate Head, Faculty Affairs;

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Hentea, Cristiana MD

Instructor of Pediatrics

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Lewis Hsu

Hsu, Lewis MD

Director, Sickle Cell Program; Professor

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Pediatric Infectious Disease

Hayani, Karen C. MD

Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases;
Associate Professor

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Kreppel, Andrew MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Neonatal- Perinatal Medicine

Pillers, De-Ann MD, PhD, FAAP

Chief, Section of Neonatology;
Training Program Director, Neonatal Fellowship Program;
Professor;Associate Head, Perinatology

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Linderer, Rena DO

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology

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Lou, Lily J. MD, FAAP

Chair, AAP-Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director of Government Relations
Assistant Co-director for Neonatology, UIC-IDPH Administrative Perinatal Center

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Murphy, Shannon MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Patel, Saurabkumar MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Raghavan, Aarti MD

Associate Chief for Clinical Operations;
Director of Safety & Quality;
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Rasamimari, Phornphat MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Shukla, Arvind MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Srinivasan, Nishant MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Pediatric Nephrology

Czech, Kimberly MD

Chief, Section of Nephrology
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Krishnan, Sonia MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Pediatric Neurology

Ahmad, Saba MD

Chief, Section of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Mata-Machado, Nikolas, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Pediatric Rheumatology

Nissim, Stolberg MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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