John B. Palla, MD

Associate Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center; Attending Physician, Pulmonary Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



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

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Dr. Palla's main focus is in the clinical care and research of cystic fibrosis. He is also interested in outreach and advocacy for children with chronic pulmonary conditions.

Clinical Interests

Cystic fibrosis, asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia/chronic lung disease, and medically complex children with respiratory disorders


Education & Training

Education: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, 2014

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric pulmonary medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, 2017-2020; Residency in pediatrics, University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital, 2014-2017

Board Certifications: Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology