Cardiologists & Advanced Practice Nurses

Our team of pediatric cardiologists and advanced pr​actice nurses provide innovative clinical care with a unique family-centered approach. We diagnose and treat a wide range of pediatric congenital heart defects, as well as numerous other heart conditions (including electrophysiology issues and connective tissue​ disorders). Cardiologists are faculty in the Division of Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

The following physicians and advanced practice nurses specialize in treating children with heart conditions. Please note, not all of our specialists are available at every location. Select their names to learn more about their special interest areas and locations. 

Stuart Berger, MD

Stuart Berger, MD

Division Head, Cardiology; Getz Professorship in Cardiology

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Ra-id Abdullah, MD

Ra-id Abdulla, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Editor-in-Chief, Pediatric Cardiology

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Kiona Y. Allen

Kiona Y. Allen, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Interim Medical Director, Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit; Medical Director, Single Ventricle Center of Excellence; Associate Medical Director, NICU-Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program

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Joseph A. Camarda, MD

Joseph A. Camarda, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Clinical Practice Director

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Michael R. Carr, MD

Michael R. Carr, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Fellowship Program Director

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Stephanie Chandler

Stephanie Chandler, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Ahmad Sami Chaouki, MD, PhD

Ahmad S. Chaouki, MD, PhD

Head, Electrophysiology; Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Catherine Collins

Catherine Collins, MD

Cardiac Intensivist, Cardiology

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Kelly L. Cox, MD

Kelly L. Cox, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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R. Andrew de Freitas, MD

R. Andrew de Freitas, MD

Attending Physician, Adult Congenital Heart Disease

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Lajja P. Desai

Lajja P. Desai, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Lisa W. Forbess, MD

Lisa W. Forbess, MD

Medical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease

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Jeremy L. Fox

Jeremy L. Fox, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Nina L. Gotteiner, MD

Nina L. Gotteiner, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Amanda L. Hauck, MD

Amanda L. Hauck, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Nazia Husain, MD

Nazia Husain, MPH, MBBS

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Cardiology Lead, Clinical-Translational Cardiac MRI/CT

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Anna G. Joong, MD

Anna G. Joong, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Asma Khan

Asma Khan, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Paul J. Kim, MD

Paul J. Kim, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Peter R. Koenig, MD

Peter R. Koenig, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Defne A. Magnetta

Defne A. Magnetta, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Bradley S. Marino

Bradley S. Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Co-Director, Research and Academic Affairs, Heart Center

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Amanda Marma, MD

Amanda Marma, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Mary E. McBride, MD

Mary E. McBride, MD, FAAP, MEd

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Associate Fellowship Program Director

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Alan W. Nugent

Alan W. Nugent, MD

Medical Director, Interventional Cardiac Catheterization

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Angira Patel, MD, MPH

Angira Patel, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Medical Director, Echocardiography Lab

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Sheetal R. Patel, MD

Sheetal R. Patel, MD, MSCI, FAAP

Interim Program Director, Fetal/Neonatal Cardiology; Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Shivani G. Patel

Shivani G. Patel, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Pediatric Outpatient Center

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Joshua D. Robinson, MD

Joshua D. Robinson, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Section Head, Cardiac Imaging; Director, Bicuspid Aortic Valve Program

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Shawn Sen, MD

Shawn K. Sen, MD

Attending Physician, Neonatology; Cardiology

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Paul Tannous, MD, PhD

Paul Tannous, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Philip T. Thrush, MD

Philip T. Thrush, MD

Medical Director, Heart Failure/Heart Transplant Program; Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Sabrina Tsao, MD, MBBS

Sabrina Tsao, MD, MBBS

Attending Physician, Cardiology (Currently on leave of absence)

Kendra M. Ward, MD, MS

Kendra M. Ward, MD, MS

Director, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Lab; Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation Program; Director, Preventive Cardiology Program; Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Kae Watanabe

Kae Watanabe, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

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Gregory Webster

Gregory Webster, MD, MPH

Interim Section Chief, Electrophysiology

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Carrie Alden, MSN, APRN-NP, CPNP, AC/PC

Carrie Alden, APRN-NP

Director, Advanced Practice Providers and Nursing, Heart Center

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Nicole L. Brazg

Nicole L. Brazg, APRN-NP, CPNP

Advanced Practice Provider, Cardiology

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Elizabeth S. Cappella

Elizabeth S. Cappella, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Outpatient Cardiology

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Jillian M. Davido

Jillian M. Davido, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Outpatient Cardiology

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Christina del Salto, FNP

Christina del Salto, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Inpatient Cardiology

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Marta Druzbacka

Marta Druzbacka, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Outpatient Cardiology

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Kelley Ellis

Kelley Ellis, APRN-NP, CPNP-AC

Advanced Practice Provider, Cardiac Critical Care

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Amanda C. Hartmann

Amanda C. Hartmann, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Inpatient Cardiology

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Jenifer P. Horn

Jenifer P. Horn, APRN-NP

Manager, Advanced Practice Providers; Advanced Practice Provider, Outpatient Cardiology

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Amanda Labadie

Amanda Labadie, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Inpatient Cardiology

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Laurene Malinowski

Laurene Malinowski, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Outpatient Cardiology

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Jillian M. Myers

Jillian M. Myers, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Outpatient Cardiology

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Marisa L. Nally

Marisa L. Nally, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Outpatient Cardiology

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Jaclyn Reider

Jaclyn Reider, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Outpatient Cardiology

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Patricia Lynch Stapleton

Patricia Lynch Stapleton, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Outpatient Cardiology

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Margaret Steele

Margaret Steele, PA-C

Advanced Practice Provider, Outpatient Cardiology

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Michelle M. Steltzer, MSN, APN, CPNP, AC/PC

Michelle M. Steltzer, APRN-NP

Advanced Practice Provider, Single Ventricle Program Coordinator, Outpatient Cardiology

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Nancy E. Zimmer

Nancy E. Zimmer, PA-C

Advanced Practice Provider, Inpatient Cardiology

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Guy R. Randolph

Guy R. Randolph, MD

Member, Children's Community Physicians Association

Justin N. Uhl

Justin N. Uhl, MD

Member, Children’s Community Physicians Association

Thomas J. Weigel

Thomas J. Weigel, MD

Member, Children's Community Physicians Association