Care Team of Experts

Pediatric Surgery

Erin Rowell, MD
Medical Director, Fertility & Hormone Preservation & Restoration Program; Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Associate Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Timothy Lautz, MD
Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Assistant Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Marleta Reynolds, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery and Surgeon-In-Chief; Lydia J. Fredrickson Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Laura Erickson, MSN, APN/CPNP-PC
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for Fertility & Hormone Preservation & Restoration

Oncology

Barbara Lockart, DNP, APN/CNP, CPON
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for Pediatric Surgery, Solid Tumors, and Fertility Preservation

Urology

Emilie Johnson, MD, MPH
Attending Physician, Urology; Assistant Professor of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Elizabeth Yerkes, MD
Attending Physician, Urology; Associate Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Robert Brannigan, MD
Attending Physician, Urology, Northwestern Medicine; Associate Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Valerie Gillis, MMS, PA-L
Physician Assistant, Northwestern Medicine

Endocrinology

Courtney Finlayson, MD
Attending Physician, Endocrinology; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Reema Habiby, MD
Attending Physician, Endocrinology; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Jill Samis, MD
Attending Physician, Endocrinology; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Adolescent Medicine

Rob Garofalo, MD, MPH
Division Head, Adolescent Medicine; Attending Physician, Adolescent Medicine; Professor of Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine) and Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lisa Simons, MD
Attending Physician, Adolescent Medicine; Instructor of Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Psychology

Diane Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology/Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Kara Goldman, MD 
Attending Physician, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility; Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Kristin Smith
Patient Navigator for Fertility Preservation, Northwestern Medicine/Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research

Monica Laronda, PhD
Warren & Eloise Batts Research Scholar, Department of Surgery, Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; Director of Basic and Translational Research, Fertility & Hormone Preservation & Restoration Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine