Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Guilherme  Baptista de Faria, MD

Guilherme Baptista de Faria, MD

Instructor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and Preventive Medicine

Focus of Work


My primary areas of clinical interest are preventive cardiology (obesity, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and screening) as well as inpatient and outpatient diagnosis and management of congenital heart disease. I enjoy educating medical students, residents and fellows through bedside teaching as well as formal didactic lectures. My main areas of research interest include the effect of obesity on the cardiovascular system of children and adults.


Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine (2010)
  • Residency: University of Chicago, Pediatrics (2013)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Lurie Children's Hospital), Pediatrics Cardiology (2017)



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