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Robert H. Listernick, MD

Robert H. Listernick, MD

Attending Physician, Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care; Director, Diagnostic and Consultation Services; Co-Director, Neurofibromatosis Clinic Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English


Robert Listernick, MD is a General Academic Pediatrician in the Division of Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care. He is a Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. He is director of the Diagnostic and Consultation Service and Co-Director of the Neurofibromatosis Clinic which he cofounded in 1985. He obtained his BA in Biology and English from the University of Rochester and his medical degree from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He performed his residency at The Children’s Memorial Hospital and has been on staff since 1982.

Clinical Interests: Consultative pediatrics, children with difficult diagnostic problems, neurofibromatosis​

Education & Training

Education: University of Pennsylvania, 1979

Postgraduate Training: Children's Memorial Hospital, 1982

Board Certifications: General Pediatrics

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Research Interests: Neurofibromatosis; optic nerve neoplasms; natural history and treatment of optic pathway tumors in children with NF-1

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