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

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
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

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Marleta Reynolds, MD

Marleta Reynolds, MD

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

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Katherine A. Barsness, MD, MS

Katherine A. Barsness, MD, MS

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director of Surgical Simulation

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Anthony C. Chin, MD, MS, MBA

Anthony C. Chin, MD, MS, MBA

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director, Surgical Critical Care

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Alexander Dzakovic, MD

Alexander Dzakovic, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery, Transplant

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Seth D. Goldstein, MD, MPhil

Seth D. Goldstein, MD, MPhil

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations

Julia E. Grabowski, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Yue-Yung Hu, MD, MPH

Yue-Yung Hu, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Catherine J. Hunter, MD

Catherine J. Hunter, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Rashmi Kabre, MD

Rashmi Kabre, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director of Trauma Services

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Monica Langer, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS

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

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Timothy B. Lautz, MD

Timothy B. Lautz, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Caroline Lemoine, MD

Caroline Lemoine, MD

Attending Physician, Transplant Surgery & Surgery (General Pediatric)

  • Seeing Patients at 2 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
Mehul V. Raval, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP

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

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Erin E. Rowell, MD

Erin E. Rowell, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director, Fertility and Hormone Preservation and Restoration Program; Co-Director, Pediatric Surgery, The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health

  • Seeing Patients at 3 Locations
Aimen Shaaban, MD

Aimen Shaaban, MD

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

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Kerri Baldwin, APN, MSN, FNP-BC, CWON

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

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

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

Amy E. Haeger, DNP, FNP

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, General Pediatric Surgery; Director, Nursing, The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Elizabeth Hood, RN, MS, MBA, APN, CPNP

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

Suzanne Kujawa, RNC, MSN, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery (General)

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Barbara Lockart, DNP, APN/CNP-AC, PC, CPON

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

Joan Lokar, APN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

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

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

Elissa Mikol, APN, PNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Alison R. Osborne, APN, NP

Alison R. Osborne, APN, NP

Advanced Practice Nurse/Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Jessica Pech, MSN, APN, CPNP

Jessica Pech, MSN, APN, CPNP

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 2 Locations
Laurie Sands, APN, NP, CPNP-PC

Laurie Sands, APN, NP, CPNP-PC

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Surgery (general)

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Susan J. Shumaker, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

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

Advanced Practice Nurse/Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery

  • Seeing Patients at 1 Location
Kate Walsh, APN, CPNP-PC, MSN, BSN, CWON, RN

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