Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Paul  Tannous, MD, PhD

Paul Tannous, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Tannous was born and raised in Iowa City, IA, and completed his undergraduate education at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He then joined the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where he completed medical school and earned his PhD studying mechanisms of myocardial remodeling. Dr. Tannous remained in Dallas for pediatric residency, and then relocated to Boston Children’s Hospital for general cardiology fellowship, followed by a se...[Read full text]Dr. Tannous was born and raised in Iowa City, IA, and completed his undergraduate education at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He then joined the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where he completed medical school and earned his PhD studying mechanisms of myocardial remodeling. Dr. Tannous remained in Dallas for pediatric residency, and then relocated to Boston Children’s Hospital for general cardiology fellowship, followed by a senior year in interventional cardiology. As a member of Invasive Cardiology, Dr. Tannous specializes in transcatheter care of children and adults with congenital heart disease. In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Tannous also conducts translational research investigating the development of vascular malformations in the setting of cyanotic congenital heart disease.[Shorten text]

Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Integrative Biology (2009)
  • MD: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2009)
  • Internship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Pediatrics (2010)
  • Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Pediatrics (2012)
  • Fellowship: Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Pediatric Cardiology (2015)
  • Fellowship: Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Interventional Cardiology (2016)
  • Board Certification: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

Contact

312/227-4100

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