Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Peter R Koenig, MD

Peter R Koenig, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)

Focus of Work

Academic Focus

Education 1. Teaching echocardiography to cardiology fellows. More accurately, develop the teaching program within the echocardiography laboratory and mentor junior faculty in this endeavor. 2. Teaching exercise medicine to cardiology fellows. 3. Teaching junior faculty practical outpatient clinical management of congenital heart disease. More accurately, develop a forum in which clinical management can be discussed to further the clinical development of junior faculty.

Clinical Focus

Clinical improvement. Specifically: 1. Transitions from pediatric to adult cardiac care. 2. Improvement of clinical skills.


Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Michigan (1986)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1989)
  • Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Pediatrics Cardiology (1992)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 21
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611