Pediatric Surgery Expert 517991 IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years of experience in the medical field as a Pediatric Surgeon. I am an Attending Physician in the Division of Pediatric Surgery for a children’s hospital, and also an Assistant Professor of Surgery for a school of medicine. My special interests include: neonatal and congenital diseases; tumors and developmental anomalies of the neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvis; trauma care and surgery, pediatric surgery for hernias, gastroesophageal reflux, adolescent breast disease, Hirschprung’s disease and anorectal malformation; prenatal counseling, and outcomes research. Additional research areas include: breast disease, ovarian masses, spontaneous pneumothorax, appendicitis, and pediatric trauma. I have prior expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise

Professional Experiences

I have worked as a pediatric surgeon specializing in the treatment of newborns, infants and children with a range of conditions including congenital and acquired diseases of the neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis, traumatic injuries, hernias, gastroesophageal malformations, adolescent breast disease, prenatal counseling, intestinal disease and anorectal malformations. As a physician-scientist, I have devoted my time to the study of pediatric surgical outcomes, safety and quality of care in the hopes of illuminating factors that make pediatric surgery better, safer and more accessible.


Degree Subject Institution
M.D. Northwestern University
B.A. French Literature Brown University

Licenses Certifications

Licensed in State of Illinois
Licensed in State of California
Licensed in State of Pennsylvania
Americal Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery: Pediatric Surgery

Awards & Affiliation

American Pediatric Surgical Association
International Pediatric Endosurgery Group
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Pediatric Trauma Society

Primary Affiliation

American Pediatric Surgical Association