Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Amanda K Fingarson, DO

Amanda K Fingarson, DO

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Child Abuse)

Focus of Work


Current research projects involve studying the presence scalp swelling with accidental head trauma in infants. Other research includes examining the role of head CTs in evaluating physical abuse in infants and studying the relationship of extraaxial space size and extraaxial hemorrhage with head trauma. Multiple skull fractures and occipital skull fractures are other topics of interest.


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Education and Certification

  • DO: Kirksville Col Osteo (2003)
  • Residency: Rush Children's Hospital, Pediatrics (2006)
  • Fellowship: John Stroger/Cook County Hospital, Child Abuse Pediatrics (2008)
  • Board Certification: Child Abuse Pediatrics, Pediatrics



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 16
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611