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

Executive Director, Heart Center; Interim Division Head, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Kiona Y. Allen, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Guilherme Baptista De Faria, MD

Guilherme Baptista De Faria, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 5 Locations
Joseph A. Camarda, MD

Joseph A. Camarda, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Michael R. Carr, MD

Michael R. Carr, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Fellowship Program Director

  • Seeing Patients at 4 Locations
Ahmad Sami Chaouki, MD, PhD

Ahmad S. Chaouki, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
R. Andrew de Freitas, MD

R. Andrew de Freitas, MD

Attending Physician, Adult Congenital Heart Disease

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Lisa W. Forbess, MD

Lisa W. Forbess, MD

Medical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Katheryn E. Gambetta, MD

Katheryn E. Gambetta, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Nina L. Gotteiner, MD

Nina L. Gotteiner, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Co-Director, Fetal Cardiology, The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Amanda L. Hauck, MD

Amanda L. Hauck, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Nazia Husain, MD

Nazia Husain, MPH, MBBS

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 4 Locations
Joyce T. Johnson, MD

Joyce T. Johnson, MD, MSCI

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Anna G. Joong, MD

Anna G. Joong, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

Asma Khan, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Paul J. Kim, MD

Paul J. Kim, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 5 Locations
Peter R. Koenig, MD

Peter R. Koenig, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Bradley S. Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE

Bradley S. Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE

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

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Mary E. McBride, MD

Mary E. McBride, MD, FAAP, MEd

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Associate Fellowship Program Director

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Elfriede Pahl, MD

Elfriede Pahl, MD

Medical Director, Heart Transplant Program; Marvin E. Wodika Professor of Cardiology; Co-Director, Research and Academic Affairs, Heart Center

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Angira Patel, MD, MPH

Angira Patel, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Sheetal R. Patel, MD

Sheetal R. Patel, MD, FAAP

Program Co-Director, Fetal/Neonatal Cardiology; Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations

Michael Perez, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Joshua D. Robinson, MD

Joshua D. Robinson, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Associate Director, Cardiac Imaging

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Tania L. Saroli, MD

Tania L. Saroli, MD, CM

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Farshad Sedaghat-Yazdi, MD

Farshad Sedaghat-Yazdi, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 5 Locations
Paul Tannous, MD, PhD

Paul Tannous, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Philip T. Thrush, MD

Philip T. Thrush, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Sabrina Tsao, MD, MBBS

Sabrina Tsao, MD, MBBS

Attending physician, Cardiology; Director of Electrophysiology, Pediatric Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
George R. Verghese, MD, MBA

George R. Verghese, MD, MBA

Attending Physician, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Dolores A. Vitullo, MD

Dolores A. Vitullo, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology; Clinical Practice Director

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
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

  • Seeing Patients at 4 Locations
David Wax, MD

David Wax, MD

Director, Interventional Catheterization

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
R. Gregory Webster, MD, MPH

R. Gregory Webster, MD, MPH

Director, Electrocardiogram Laboratory

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

Carrie Alden, MSN, APN, NP, CPNP, AC/PC

Director, Advanced Practice Providers and Nursing, Heart Center

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Susan Blensdorf, APN, NP

Family Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology, Transplantation- Heart

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Gene E. Brooks, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Elizabeth S. Cappella, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology, Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Critical Care

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Julie Ann Creaden, APN, NP

Julie Ann Creaden, APN, NP

Senior Director, Advanced Practice Nursing and Physician Assistants; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology; High Acuity Transition Clinic

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Jillian M. Davido, APN, NP, CPNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Christina del Salto, FNP

Christina del Salto, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology, Transplantation - Heart

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Marta Druzbacka, APN, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Amanda C. Hartmann, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology, Transplantation - Heart

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Jenifer P. Horn, APN, MSN, FNP-C

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Amanda Labadie, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Elizabeth M. Lakani, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Kerry Lazewski, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Heart Transplant Program

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Vivian K. Liu, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Laurene Malinowski, APN, MSN, CPNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Jillian M. Myers, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations

Sarah Rajki, APN, CPNP, MS

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Jaclyn Reider, PNP, FNP, NNP, CRNA, AC/PC

Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations

Patricia Lynch Stapleton, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 4 Locations
Michelle M. Steltzer, MSN, APN, CPNP, AC/PC

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

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Single Ventricle Program Coordinator; Cardiology, Cardiac Critical Care

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Janice F. Taczy, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 4 Locations

Jennifer Winter, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Guy R. Randolph, MD

Member, Children's Community Physicians Association

  • Seeing Patients at 9 Locations

Justin N. Uhl, MD

Member, Children’s Community Physicians Association

  • Seeing Patients at 9 Locations

Thomas J. Weigel, MD

Member, Children's Community Physicians Association

  • Seeing Patients at 9 Locations