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Meet Our Single Ventricle Team

Learn more about our Single Ventricle team below.

Cardiovascular Surgeons

Sunjay Kaushal, MD, PhD

Division Head, Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery
Vice Chair of Research, Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery
Surgical Director, Single Ventricle Center of Excellence
Professor of Pediatric Surgery,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Osama M. Eltayeb, MD

Surgical Director, Vascular Rings Program
Attending Physician, Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Michael C. Mongé, MD

Surgical Director, Heart Failure/Heart Transplant Program; Attending Physician, Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Cardiologists

Kiona Y. Allen, MD

Medical Director, Single Ventricle Center of Excellence
Medical Director, Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit
Co-Director, NICU-Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Amy S. Lay, MD

Director, Non-Critical Care Inpatient Cardiology,
Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit
Associate Professor of Pediatrics,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Karl Migally, MD

Attending Physician, Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Fellowship Program
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Amy O'Connor, DO, MSCI

Attending Physician, Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Brian Wolfe, MD

Attending Physician, Cardiology
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Philip T. Thrush, MD

Medical Director, Heart Failure and Transplantation
Director, Advanced Fellowship in Heart Failure and Transplantation
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Advanced Practice Providers

Michelle M. Steltzer, APRN-NP

Program Coordinator,
Single Ventricle Center of Excellence

Nurse Coordinator

Amanda Snyder, MSN, RN, CNL, CPN

Nurse Coordinator,
Single Ventricle Center of Excellence

Administrative Assistant

Xilan (Evelynn) Liang

Administrative Assistant, Single Ventricle Center of Excellence

xilliang@luriechildrens.org 

Make an Appointment

Appointments with the Single Ventricle Center of Excellence can be arranged by calling 312.227.8588.