Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Lisa  Simons, MD

Lisa Simons, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine)

Focus of Work


Lisa Simons is an attending physician in the Division of Adolescent Medicine and the Medical Director of the Gender Development Program. She completed her Pediatrics residency at Johns Hopkins Children's Center and her fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She joined the faculty at Lurie Children's Hospital in 2013, where she provides direct clinical care to adolescents and young adults in the Adolescent Medicine and Gender Development clinics.

Academic Focus

My research interests include health care for gender diverse and transgender youth, adolescent HIV prevention and treatment, LGBT health disparities, and health care for high risk youth populations.

Clinical Focus

My clinical work includes general adolescent medicine primary care, gender-related health care for transgender and gender diverse youth, adolescent HIV care, adolescent gynecology including menstrual disorders and family planning.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Sackler School of Medicine (2007)
  • Internship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pediatrics (2008)
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pediatrics (2010)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, Adolescent Medicine (2013)


Clinic (for patients): 312-227-6800

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 161b
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611