Urology Fellowship Faculty

The faculty of the pediatric urology fellowship at Lurie Children’s have a wide array of background and experience, and include:


Program Director
Elizabeth Boettcher Yerkes, MD
Elizabeth B. Yerkes, MD, is an Attending Physician, Director of Neuro-urology and Co-Director of Reconstructive Pediatric Urology in the Division of Urology at Lurie Children’s Hospital and currently Associate Professor of Urology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.  She is board-certified in urology and pediatric urology. Read additional biographical information for Dr. Yerkes.

Earl Y. Cheng, MD
Earl Y. Cheng, MD, is Head in the Division of Urology and Co-Director of Reconstructive Pediatric Urology at Lurie Children's and Professor of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is board-certified in urology and pediatric urology. Read additional biographical information for Dr. Cheng.

Edward M. Gong, MD
Edward M. Gong, MD, is Attending Physician in the Division of Urology at Lurie Children's and Assistant Professor of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is board-certified in urology. Read additional biographical information for Dr. Gong.

Kavita S. Hodgkins, MD
Kavita S. Hodgkins, MD, is Attending Physician in the Division of Urology and Kidney Diseases (Nephrology). She is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg school of Medicine. Read additional biographical information on Dr. Hodgkins.

Emilie K. Johnson, MD, MPH
Emilie K. Johnson, MD, MPH, is Attending Physician in the Division of Urology at Lurie Children's and Assistant Professor of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Read additional biographical information on Dr. Johnson.


William E. Kaplan, MD

William E. Kaplan, MD
, is Attending Physician in the Division of Urology at Lurie Children's and Professor of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is board-certified in urology and pediatric urology.

Bruce Lindgren, MD

Bruce Lindgren, MD
, is Attending Physician and Director of Minimally Invasive Urological Surgery in the Division of Urology at Lurie Children's. He is board-certified in urology and pediatric urology. Read additional biographical information for Dr. Lindgren.

Dennis B. Liu, MD
Dennis B. Liu, MD is Attending Physician in the Division of Urology at Lurie Children's. He is board-certified in urology and pediatric urology. Read additional biographical information for Dr. Liu.


Max Maizels, MD, MS

Max Maizels, MD, MS, is Director of Perinatal Urology in the Division of Urology and Co-medical Director of the Institute for Fetal Health. Dr. Maizels is Professor of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is board-certified in urology. View a listing of Dr. Maizels's publications