Alan W. Nugent, MD

Section Head, Interventional Cardiac Catheterization

Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



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

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Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Dr. Nugent was born in Melbourne, Australia where he went to Medical School and completed his pediatric cardiology training. He then moved to the USA and repeated a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Boston Children’s Hospital with a focus on Interventional Cardiology. Prior to coming to Chicago, he was on faculty at Boston Children’s Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. While in Dallas he was Director of Cardiac Catheterization for 10 years. Dr. Nugent is the Section Head of Cardiac Catheterization and a Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Research interests include technologies that allow for growth of pediatric patients such as biodegradable materials and controllably expandable conduits.

Education & Training

Education: The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Medical School, Australia, 1991

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric cardiology, Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 1999-2002; Fellowship in pediatrics and child health, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 1996-1999; Residency in pediatrics, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 1993-1995; Internship in pediatrics, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 1992

Board Certifications: Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

Professional Organizations: American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Fellowship Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

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