Pediatric Neurosurgery Specialists

The following physicians and advanced practice nurses specialize in treating children requiring surgery for neurology-related complications. 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.

Lurie Children's Attending Neurosurgeons

Sandi K. Lam, MD, MBA

Division Head, Neurosurgery; David G. McLone, MD, PhD Professorship in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Tord D. Alden, MD

Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Chief Medical Informatics Officer; Co-Director of Skull Base Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

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Robin M. Bowman, MD

Director, Multidisciplinary Spina Bifida Center; Co-Director, Fetal Neurosurgery, The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health; Medical Director, Camp Independence; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

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Michael G. DeCuypere, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Eleanor Clarke Research Scholar in Developmental Neurobiology Research

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Arthur J. DiPatri, Jr., MD

Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

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David G. McLone, MD, PhD

Co-Medical director, Spina Bifida Program

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Jeffrey S. Raskin, MS, MD

Attending Physician, Neurosurgery

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Tadanori Tomita, MD

Medical Director, Falk Brain Tumor Center; Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Yeager Professorship in Pediatric Neurosurgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

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Lurie Children's Advanced Practice Providers

Erin M. Hoeman, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Neurosurgery

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Laura E. Hunnell, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Neurosurgery

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Kathy Romanski, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Neurosurgery

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Colleen E. Rosen, MSN, APRN-NP, PNP-BC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Neurosurgery

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Daisy Vazquez, APRN-NP, CPNP

Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Neurosurgery

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