Chicago's Top Cardiologists

May 29, 2018

Several of Lurie Children's Heart Center cardiologists and cardiovascular thoracic surgeons recognized in Chicago magazine, Top Cardiologists 2018 – a special edition of their Top Doctor List. 

Thomas J. Weigel, MD

Member, Children's Community Physicians Association

  • Seeing Patients at 9 Locations

Elfriede Pahl, MD

Medical Director, Heart Transplant Program; Marvin E. Wodika Professor of Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Joseph M. Forbess, MD, MBA

Joseph M. Forbess, MD, MBA

Associate Division Head, Pediatric Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery; Surgical Director, Single Ventricle Reconstruction Program

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Peter R. Koenig, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Carl L. Backer, MD

Carl L. Backer, MD

Division Head, Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery; Surgical Director, Heart Transplant Program; A.C. Buehler Professor of Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Dolores A. Vitullo, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Clinical Practice Director

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

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