Pediatric Surgeons & Surgery Specialists

The following physicians and advanced practice nurses specialize in treating children with surgery-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.

Thomas H. Inge, MD, PhD

Surgeon-in-Chief; Chair, Department of Surgery; Director, Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Program; Lydia J. Fredrickson Board Designated Professorship in Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Mehul V. Raval, MD, MS, FAAP, FACS

Division Head, Pediatric Surgery; Vice Chair of Quality and Safety, Department of Surgery; Orvar Swenson Founders’ Board Chair in Pediatric Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

Call 312.227.4210

Amir Alhajjat, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery, The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health

Call 1.800.543.7362

Guillermo J. Ares, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Anthony C. Chin, MD, MS, MBA

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO); Vice Chair of Finance, Department of Surgery; Director, Surgical Critical Care; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Alexander Dzakovic, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery, Transplant; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Seth D. Goldstein, MD, MPhil

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director, Surgical Simulation Program; Program Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Julia E. Grabowski, MD, FAAP, FACS

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Yue-Yung Hu, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 312.227.4210

Rashmi Kabre, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director of Trauma Services; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 312.227.4210

Timothy B. Lautz, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director, Surgical Oncology; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 312.227.4210

Marybeth Lore, MD

Attending Physician, Gynecology

Call 1.800.543.7362

Erin E. Rowell, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Medical Director, Fertility & Hormone Preservation & Restoration Program; Co-Director, Pediatric Surgery, The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health; Associate Director, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO); Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Aimen F. Shaaban, MD

Director, The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health; Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.866.FETAL24

Riccardo A. Superina, MD

Division Head, Transplant Surgery; Co-Director, Siragusa Transplantation Center; Surgical Director, Intestinal and Liver Transplant Programs; Robert E. Schneider Chair in Transplantation; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Kerri Baldwin, MSN, APRN, CPNP, CWOCN

Family Nurse Practitioner, General Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Kate Chapman, MS, APRN, CPNP, CWOCN

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Kelly Finkbeiner, APRN-NP, MSN, CPNP-PC, AC/PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery (General)

Call 1.800.543.7362

Miranda "Gracie" Foote, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Monica Genslak, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Caitlin Gondek, APRN-NP

Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Julianne M. Iandoli, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Suzanne Kujawa, MS, APRN, CPNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery (General)

Call 1.800.543.7362

Barbara Lockart, DNP, APRN-NP, PC, CPON

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Sarah A. Martin, APRN-NP, MS, RN, CPNP, AC/PC, CCRN

Advanced Practice Nurse/Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, General Pediatric Surgery; Associate Editor, Journal of Pediatric Health Care

Call 1.800.543.7362

Jaclyn M. Novak, APRN-NP, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner, General Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Allison O'Donnell, APRN-NP

Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Alison R. Osborne, APRN-NP, CWON

Advanced Practice Nurse/Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse, Pediatric Surgery

Call 312.227.4095

Abigail Palisin, APRN-NP, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Jessica Pech, MSN, APRN-NP, CPNP

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Kristine A. Piraino, APRN-NP, PNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Alessandra Puleo, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Laurie Sands, MS, APRN, CPNP

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Susan J. Shumaker, MSN, APRN-NP, RN, CPNP-PC

Advanced Practice Nurse/Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Christopher Speaker, APRN-NP, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Teresa O. Veselik, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Sandra M. Weszelits, DNP, APRN-NP, CPNP, RNFA

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric General Surgery

Call 630.933.6631

Elissa Williams, APRN-NP, MSN, CPNP, RN

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Jacqueline Wirth, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362