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Kendra M Ward, MD

Kendra M Ward, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)

Focus of Work

Bio

As a pediatric electrophysiologist, I follow pediatric and adult congenital patients with all types of arrhythmias. In addition, I am interested in exercise medicine, exercise testing and cardiac rehabilitation. I am interested in determining appropriate exercise parameters for children with heart disease, cardiac changes from intense sports training, exercise prescription and in cardiac rehabilitation in children with heart disease. I am interested in prevention of heart disease and have a Pr...[Read full text]As a pediatric electrophysiologist, I follow pediatric and adult congenital patients with all types of arrhythmias. In addition, I am interested in exercise medicine, exercise testing and cardiac rehabilitation. I am interested in determining appropriate exercise parameters for children with heart disease, cardiac changes from intense sports training, exercise prescription and in cardiac rehabilitation in children with heart disease. I am interested in prevention of heart disease and have a Preventive Cardiology Clinic that focuses on hyperlipidemia, obesity and hypertension in the pediatric patient.[Shorten text]

Clinical Focus

Noninvasive pediatric cardiac electrophysiology Preventive cardiology Exercise medicine and cardiac rehabilitation

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Pennsylvania (1998)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (2001)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics Cardiology (2004)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics Electrophysiology (2005)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics

Contact

312-227-4100

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