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.

Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD

Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery; Head, Division of Pediatric Surgery; Orvar Swenson Founders’ Board Chair in Pediatric Surgery; Program Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Marleta Reynolds, MD

Surgeon-in-Chief; Chair, Department of Pediatric Surgery; Lydia J. Fredrickson Professor of Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations

Katherine A. Barsness, MD, MS

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director of Surgical Simulation

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

Anthony C. Chin, MD, MS, MBA

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director, Surgical Critical Care

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

Alexander Dzakovic, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery, Transplant

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

Julia E. Grabowski, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations

Catherine J. Hunter, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations

Yue-Yung Hu, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Rashmi Kabre, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director of Trauma Services

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations

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

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Timothy B. Lautz, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

Mary Beth Madonna, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations

Ann O'Connor, MD

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

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Erin E. Rowell, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director, Fertility and Hormone Preservation and Restoration Program

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations

Aimen Shaaban, MD

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

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

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

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

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

Family Nurse Practitioner, General Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

Teri Coha, APN, CNS, MSN, CWOCN, RN

Advanced practice nurse/Clinical nurse specialist, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations

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

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery (General)

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Amy E. Haeger, APN, NP

Advanced Nurse Practitioner, General Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

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

Advance Practice Nurse/Senior Director, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Suzanne Kujawa, RNC, MSN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery (General)

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Caroline Lemoine, MD

Attending Physician, Transplant Surgery & Surgery (General Pediatric)

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

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

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

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

Joan Lokar, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

Sarah A. Martin, APN, MS, RN, CPNP, AC/PC, CCRN

Advanced Practice Nurse/Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, General Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Elissa Mikol, APN, PNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Beth Nanney, APN, MSN, PNP-BC

Pediatric nurse practitioner, Pediatric Surgery (general); Program Director, Bowel Management Program

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations

Alison R. Osborne, APN, NP

Advanced Practice Nurse/Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Jessica Pech, MSN, APN, CPNP

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

Laurie Sands, APN, NP, CPNP-PC

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Surgery (general)

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

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

Advanced Practice Nurse/Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Leah Taugher, APN, PNP-AC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

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

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Sandra M. Weszelits, APN, CPNP, MSN, RN

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric General Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location

Linda Zekas, MSN, APN, CWON, NP

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

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location