The University of Chicago Medicine - Comer Children's Hospital

Department of Pediatrics 2018 Annual Report

Academic Appointments

Erika Claud, MD

Academic Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Pediatric Clerkship

  • April Bellamy-Peyton, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Professor of Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery
    Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine

  • Michael Boettcher, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Donald Brown, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Medical Director, Pediatric Mobile Medical Unit

  • Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Joy Elion, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Clinical Associate of Pediatrics
    Resident Advisor, Academic Pediatrics

  • Anne Gearhart, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics
    Ellen H. Block Professor of Health Justice
    Vice Provost for Academic Leadership, Advancement, and Diversity, University of Chicago

  • Professor of Pediatrics
    Medical Director, Child Advocacy & Protective Services

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program

  • Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science and Pediatrics
    Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Professor of Pediatrics
    Chief, Academic Pediatrics
    Interim Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    Associate Chair, Clinical Services

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, General Care Nursery

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

  • Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Munzareen Padela, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
    Hospitalist Scholar

  • Clinical Associate of Pediatrics
    Resident Advisor, Academic Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Medical Ethics
    Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Surgery and the College
    Associate Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
    Co-Director, Institute for Translational Medicine

  • Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
    Associate Chief Medical Information Officer

  • Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Carl Toren, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Anitha Vinod, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
    Interim Chief, Allergy/Immunology and Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine
    Director, University of Chicago Food Allergy Program

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Medical Director, Pediatric Respiratory Therapy
    Director, Pulmonology Fellowship Program
    Resident Advisor, Pulmonology

  • Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Research Associate Professor

  • Clinical Associate of Psychiatry
    ​Behavioral Sleep Medicine Specialist

  • Bunning Food Allergy Professor
    Professor of Pathology, Medicine, Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
    Director, Institute for Translational Medicine
    Dean for Translational Medicine, Biological Sciences Division
    Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine
    ​Chair, Committee on Molecular Medicine

  • Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
    Resident Advisor, Allergy/Immunology

    Named a Top Doctor in 2019 by Chicago magazine

Cancer

  • Jorge Andrade, PhD

    Research Assistant Professor

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Riyue Bao, PhD

    Research Assistant Professor

  • Viviana Berthoud-Barrandeguy, PhD

    Research Professor of Pediatrics

  • Professor of Pediatrics, Cell Physiology, Cancer Biology, and Molecular Medicine

    Named a Top Doctor in 2019 by Chicago magazine

  • Alexandre Chlenski, PhD

    Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics

  • Professor of Pediatrics
    Dean, Clinical Research
    Chief, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
    Director, Solid Tumor Program

    Named a Top Doctor in 2019 by Chicago magazine
     

  • George M. Eisenberg Professor of Pediatrics
    Chair, Department of Pediatrics
    Physician-in-Chief, The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital

    Named a Top Doctor in 2019 by Chicago magazine
     

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Benign Hematology Program
    Associate Director, 
    Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Familial Cancer and Cancer Susceptibility Syndromes Program

  • Joanna Gemel, PhD

    Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Childhood Cancer Survivors Center

  • Kyle M. Hernandez, PhD

    Research Assistant Professor

  • Oscar Jara Leiva, PhD

    Postdoctoral Scholar

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    ​Director, Stem Cell Transplant Program

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Anoop Mayampurath, PhD

    Research Assistant Professor

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Leukemia and Lymphoma Program
    Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Clinical Director, Sickle Cell Disease Program

  • Elizabeth Sokol, MD

    Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Chief Research Informatics Officer
    Director, Center for Research Informatics
    Associate Director, Institute for Translational Medicine

  • Xinan (Holly) Yang, PhD

    Research Assistant Professor

Cardiology

  • Professor of Pediatrics

    Named a Top Doctor in 2019 by Chicago magazine

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    ​Director, Congenital Cardiac CT/MRI

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Cardiovascular ICU

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    ​Interim Director, Noninvasive Imaging

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Lab
    Co-Director, Chicago Pediatric Heart Center

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology
    Associate Chair for Research, Pediatrics

  • Megan Rowton, PhD

    Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Ariel Rydeen, PhD

    Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Professor of Surgery
    Director, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Frank Zimmerman, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

Chronic Diseases

Critical Care

Dermatology

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
    Associate Director, Dermatology Residency Program

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
    Director, Pediatric Dermatology
    Director, Dermatology Residency Program

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Education

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Resident Advisor, Neonatology

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Resident Advisor, Neonatology

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Benign Hematology Program
    Associate Director, 
    Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Endocrinology Fellowship Program

  • Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
    Associate Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program

  • Clinical Associate of Pediatrics
    Resident Advisor, Academic Pediatrics

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Resident Advisor, Critical Care

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Medical Director, Pediatric Respiratory Therapy
    Director, Pulmonology Fellowship Program
    Resident Advisor, Pulmonology

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Director of the Pediatric IBD Center
    Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Leukemia and Lymphoma Program
    Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Chair, Education
    Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
    Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Program

  • Professor of Pediatrics
    Chief, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
    Director, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Program

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Course Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective
    Pediatric Site Director, Emergency Medicine Clerkship
    Resident Advisor, Emergency Medicine

  • Clinical Associate of Pediatrics
    ​Resident Advisor, Hospitalist Medicine

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Ketogenic Diet Program
    ​Director, Child Neurology Fellowship Program
    Director, Child Neurology Residency Training Program

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Pediatric Critical Care Research
    Resident Advisor, Critical Care

  • Clinical Associate of Pediatrics
    Resident Advisor, Academic Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Medical Director, Care2Prevent Pediatric/Adolescent HIV Program
    Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
    Resident Advisor, Infectious Diseases

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Director, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Program

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program

  • Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
    Resident Advisor, Allergy/Immunology

Emergency Medicine

  • Ebele Chinwuba, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    Medical Director, Emergency Preparedness

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Chair, Education
    Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
    Director, Pediatrics Residency Training Program

  • Adriana Orozco-Kellermeier, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Course Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective
    Pediatric Site Director, Emergency Medicine Clerkship
    Resident Advisor, Emergency Medicine

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Child Protective Services Liaison

  • Thomas Senko, DO

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Chief Experience and Engagement Officer

Endocrinology

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Pediatric Hepatology
    Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Director of the Pediatric IBD Center
    Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

  • Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics
    Founder and Medical Director, Celiac Disease Center

    Named a Top Doctor in 2019 by Chicago magazine

  • Bana Jabri, MD, PhD

    Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
    Director, Celiac Disease Research

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Pediatric Celiac Disease Research

  • Professor Emerita of Pediatrics and Medicine

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Pediatric Nutrition Support Service
    Director, Pediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

  • Professor of Pediatrics
    ​Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Hospitalist Medicine

Infectious Diseases

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    ​Associate Medical Director, Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs

  • Barbara Hendrickson, MD

    Clinical Associate of Pediatrics

  • Professor of Pediatrics
    Chief, Academic Pediatrics
    Interim Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    Associate Chair, Clinical Services

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
    ​Associate Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship

  • Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science and Pediatrics
    Medical Director, Toxoplasmosis Center

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Medical Director, Care2Prevent Pediatric/Adolescent HIV Program
    Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
    Resident Advisor, Infectious Diseases

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

Neonatology

Nephrology

Neurology

  • Ralph Cannon Professor of Surgery
    Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
    Chief, Section of Neurosurgery

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience and Pediatrics
    Director, Neuropsychology

  • Professor of Pediatrics
    ​Chief, Child Neurology

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Child Neurology Residency Training Program
    Director, Child Neurology Fellowship Program
    Director, Ketogenic Diet Program 

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
    Director, Ambulatory Program for Neurofibromatosis

    Named a Top Doctor in 2019 by Chicago magazine

  • Andrew Tryba, PhD

    Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Professor of Pediatrics
    Technical Director and Research Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Center
    Senior Fellow, Computation Institute

  • Professor of Human Genetics and Pediatrics
    Medical Director, Human Genetics

Rheumatology

  • Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
    Associate Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Interim Chief, Pediatric Rheumatology
     

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program

    Named a Top Doctor in 2019 by Chicago magazine

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