Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles

Focus of Work


As a pediatric hematologist I am interested in all blood disorders that affect children. I have a specific interest in taking care of patients with anemias, bleeding problems, white blood cell abnormalities and hemoglobin disorders including sickle cell disease and thalassemia. I have done research on pain in sickle cell disease and I am involved in community outreach and advocacy projects including focusing on blood donations for children with sickle cell disease.

Academic Focus

I have an academic interest in sickle cell disease and thalassemia.

Clinical Focus

I have clinical expertise in hemoglobin disorders and general hematology.


Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Miami (1999)
  • Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital, Pediatrics (2002)
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital/National Institutes of Health, Pediatrics Hematology-Oncology (2006)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Pediatrics



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 30
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611