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Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeons & Specialists

At Lurie Children’s, patients needing surgery are in the most qualified hands with the Heart Center's renow​ned cardiovascular-thoracic surgery team. The surgical team collaborates closely with pediatric cardiologists in all our programs.

Our cardiovascular-thoracic surgeons are faculty in the Division of Cardiac Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Select the names of our cardiovascular-thoracic surgery specialists to learn more about their special interest areas and locations. Please note, not all of our specialists are available at every location.

Sunjay Kaushal

Sunjay Kaushal, MD, PhD

Division Head, Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery; A.C. Buehler Professorship in Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Osama M. Eltayeb

Osama M. Eltayeb, MD

Director, Vascular Rings Program; Attending Physician, Cardiovascular-thoracic Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Michael C. Mongé

Michael C. Mongé, MD

Surgical Director, Heart Failure/Heart Transplant Program; Attending Physician, Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams, PA-C

Advanced Practice Provider, Cardiology

Nursing Team

Katie Burnley, RN

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Nurse Coordinator

Erica Mansavage, RN

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Nurse Coordinator