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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. 

For a list of locations where our pediatric surgeons practice, please click here

Lurie Children's Attending Surgeons

Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD

Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD

Head, Division of Pediatric Surgery; Orvar Swenson Founders’ Board Chair in Pediatric Surgery; Program Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 312.227.4210

Marleta Reynolds

Marleta Reynolds, MD

Surgeon-in-Chief; Chair, Department of Surgery; Lydia J. Fredrickson Board Designated Professorship of Pediatric Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 312.227.4210

Amir Alhajjat

Amir Alhajjat, MD

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

Call 1.800.543.7362

Anthony C. Chin, MD, MS, MBA

Anthony C. Chin, MD, MS, MBA

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Vice Chair of Finance, Department of Surgery; Director, Surgical Critical Care; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Alexander Dzakovic, MD

Alexander Dzakovic, MD

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

Seth D. Goldstein

Seth D. Goldstein, MD, MPhil

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

Call 1.800.543.7362

Julia E. Grabowski

Julia E. Grabowski, MD

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

Yue-Yung Hu, MD, MPH

Yue-Yung Hu, MD, MPH

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

Call 312.227.4210

Rashmi Kabre, MD

Rashmi Kabre, MD

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

Call 312.227.4210

Monica Langer, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS

Monica Langer, MD, MPH

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

Call 708.327.3627

Timothy B. Lautz, MD

Timothy B. Lautz, MD

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

Call 312.227.4210

Caroline Lemoine, MD

Caroline Lemoine, MD

Surgical Director, Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program; Attending Physician, Transplant Surgery & Surgery (General Pediatric); Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Ann O'Connor

Ann O'Connor, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director, Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Program, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Pediatric Outpatient Center; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

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

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

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

Call 1.800.543.7362

Erin E. Rowell

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; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Aimen Shaaban, MD

Aimen 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

Riccardo A. Superina, MD

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

Call 1.800.543.7362

Lurie Children's Advanced Practice Providers

Katelyn Anhut, DNP, APRN-NP, FNP-BC, CWON

Katelyn Anhut, DNP, APRN-NP, FNP-BC, CWON

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Kerri Baldwin, APN, MSN, FNP-BC, CWON

Kerri Baldwin, MSN, APRN, CPNP, CWOCN

Family Nurse Practitioner, General Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Kate Walsh, APN, CPNP-PC, MSN, BSN, CWON, RN

Kate Chapman, MS, APRN, CPNP, CWOCN

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Leah M. Colligan

Leah M. Colligan, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Laura Erickson

Laura Erickson, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

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

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

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery (General)

Call 1.800.543.7362

Elizabeth Hood, RN, MS, MBA, APN, CPNP

Elizabeth Hood, RN, MS, MBA, APRN-NP, CPNP

Advance Practice Nurse/Senior Director, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Suzanne Kujawa

Suzanne Kujawa, MS, APRN, CPNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery (General)

Call 1.800.543.7362

Barbara Lockart, DNP, APN/CNP-AC, PC, CPON

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

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Sarah A. Martin

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

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

Family Nurse Practitioner, General Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Allison O'Donnell

Allison O'Donnell, APRN-NP

Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Alison R. Osborne, APN, NP

Alison R. Osborne, APRN-NP, CWON

Advanced Practice Nurse/Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Jessica Pech, MSN, APN, CPNP

Jessica Pech, MSN, APRN-NP, CPNP

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Kristine A. Piraino

Kristine A. Piraino, APRN-NP, PNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Alessandra Puleo

Alessandra Puleo, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Laurie Sands, APN, NP, CPNP-PC

Laurie Sands, MS, APRN, CPNP

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Surgery (general)

Call 1.800.543.7362

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

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

Christopher Speaker, APRN-NP, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Teresa O. Veselik

Teresa O. Veselik, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Sandra M. Weszelits

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

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric General Surgery

Call 630.933.6631

Elissa Mikol, APN, PNP

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

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Call 1.800.543.7362

Linda Zekas

Linda Zekas, MSN, MJ, APRN, CWOCN

Advanced Practice Nurse/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery (General)

Call 1.800.543.7362