Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Barbara  Deal, MD

Barbara Deal, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)

Focus of Work


Treatment of arrhythmias in patients with repaired congenital heart disease, including adults. Surgical therapy of arrhythmias. Evaluation of autonomic dysfunction disorders in adolescents. Evaluation of patients with a family history of sudden cardiac death. Long QT syndrome.


Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1978)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1981)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital-Boston, Pediatrics Cardiology (1983)
  • Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago, Pediatrics Cardiology (1985)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics