Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Marcelo R Malakooti, MD

Marcelo R Malakooti, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care)

Focus of Work


My research is focused on using Innovation to improve patient outcomes and quality of care, while fostering dynamic strategies to minimize waste and optimize resources. In particular, I am interested in building innovative strategies and platforms for novel idea generation, solutions for costly system processes, and creative approaches to forwarding patient safety and quality.

Academic Focus


Clinical Focus

Critical care medicine


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Drexel U (2008)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Pediatrics (2011)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics Critical Care (2014)



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 73
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611