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The Department of Surgery at Lurie Children’s, led by Marleta Reynolds, MD, provides surgical services ranging from routine appendectomies and tonsillectomies to complex organ transplantations and congenital heart defect surgeries. The department is also the pediatric surgery training arm of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, providing residency training in each of its 10 divisions.
With an experienced team, comprised of approximately 80 full- and part-time surgeons in 10 subspecialty divisions, we are ready to serve your child’s every surgical need.
Marleta Reynolds, MD Surgeon-in-Chief Chair, Department of Surgery Lydia J. Fredrickson Board Designated Professorship of Pediatric Surgery Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Joseph M. Forbess, MD, MBA Division Head, Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery Surgical Director, Single Ventricle Reconstruction Program Willis J. Potts, MD Professorship in Surgery Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
John L. Sarwark, MD Division Head, Orthopaedic Surgery Martha Washington Foundation for Handicapped Children Professorship in Pediatric Orthopaedics; Member, Lurie Children’s Surgical Foundation Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Dana Thompson, MD Division Head, Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Lauren D. Holinger, MD Professorship in Pediatric Otolaryngology Professor of Otolaryngology (Pediatric Otolaryngology), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD Head, Division of Pediatric Surgery Orvar Swenson Founders’ Board Chair in Pediatric Surgery Associate Program Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Arun K. Gosain, MD Division Head, Plastic Surgery Children's Service Board Chair in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Professor of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Riccardo A. Superina, MD Head, Transplant Surgery Co-Director, Siragusa Transplantation Center Surgical Director, Kidney and Liver Transplant Programs Robert E. Schneider Chair in Transplantation Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine