Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles

Focus of Work


I am a general academic pediatrician in the Department of Pediatrics.

Academic Focus

I study the natural history and treatment of optic pathway tumors in children who have neurofibromatosis-1. My clinic is a site of the Department of Defense Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trials Consortium. I am very involved in the education program of the Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Focus

My main clinical focuses are: 1) The care and management of children with Neurofibromatosis-1 2) Consultative pediatrics for difficult diagnostic problems 3) The management of hospitalized children


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Pennsylvania (1979)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1982)
  • Board Certification: Pediatrics



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