Kathleen R. Billings, MD, FACS, FAAP

Kathleen R. Billings, MD

Attending Physician, Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery; Director of Clinical Practice; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head and Neck, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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

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Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lincoln Park

2515 N. Clark Street/467 W. Deming Place
Chicago, Illinois 60614-3393

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Westchester

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2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, Illinois 60154

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Clinical Interests

Acute and chronic otitis media, hearing loss, tympanic membrane perforations, cholesteatoma, ENT manifestations of craniofacial abnormalities or syndromes, including Down and Turner’s syndromes, adenotonsillar disease including obstructive sleep apnea and recurrent tonsillitis, single visit surgery for tympanostomy tube placement in children with recurrent acute otitis media, and the management of ear, nose and throat disorders in children with primary ciliary dyskinesia


Education & Training

Education: Rush Medical College, 1990

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Boston Children's Hospital, 1997; Residency in Otolaryngology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1996; Residency in Surgery, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1992; Internship in Surgery, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1991

Board Certifications: Otolaryngology

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