Spina Bifida Specialists

Neurosurgery

Robin M. Bowman, MD

Director, Multidisciplinary Spina Bifida Center; Co-Director, Fetal Neurosurgery, The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health; Medical Director, Camp Independence

Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Tadanori Tomita, MD

Attending Physican, Neurosurgery; Medical Director, Falk Brain Tumor Center; Yeager Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery; Pediatric Neurosurgery Laboratory, Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Tord D. Alden, MD

Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Chief Medical Informatics Officer

Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Arthur J. DiPatri, Jr., MD

Attending Physician, Neurosurgery

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Amanda M. Saratsis, MD

Attending Physician, Neurosurgery

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Colleen E. Rosen, MSN, APRN-NP, PNP-BC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Neurosurgery

Deborah Prodoehl, RN

Orthopaedics

Vineeta T. Swaroop, MD

Attending Physician, Orthopaedic Surgery

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

John F. Sarwark, MD

Head, Orthopaedic Surgery; Martha Washington Foundation for Handicapped Children Professor in Pediatric Orthopedics

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Jill E. Larson, MD

Attending Physician, Orthopaedic Surgery

Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Joanna Foley, APRN-NP, PNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Orthopaedic Surgery

Elizabeth M. Powell, APRN-NP, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner, Orthopaedic Surgery

Kristine Santos-Martin, APRN, NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Orthopaedic Surgery

Psychology

Jaclyn L. Papadakis PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, The Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Zaida Torres, RN

Urology

Elizabeth B. Yerkes, MD

Attending Physician, Urology; Director of Neuro-urology; Co-Director of Reconstructive Pediatric Urology in the Division of Urology

Associate Professor of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Earl Y. Cheng, MD

Division Head, Urology; Co-Head, Reconstructive Pediatric Urology; Founders’ Board Chair in Urology

Professor of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Diana K. Bowen, MD

Attending Physician, Urology

Assistant Professor of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

David I. Chu, MD, MSCE

Attending Physician, Urology

Assistant Professor of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Dawn D. Saldano, APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Urology

Liza N. Beilke APRN-NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Urology

Jennifer Wolf, RN

Support Staff

Hannah Callas

Spina Bifida Clinical Research Coordinator II

Anna Cohen-Price, LCSW

Social Work

Daniela Gacek

Spina Bifida Administrative Coordinator

Roseann Greene, RN

Spina Bifida Coordinator

Diana Helt

Spina Bifida Project Manager

Theresa Meyer, MS, RN, CPN

Spina Bifida Research Nurse

Jamie Portnoy, RD

Registered Dietician

Luis Suncin

Spina Bifida Scheduling Liaison