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Dept. of Pediatrics > Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

5839 S. Maryland Ave, MC 0810
Chicago, IL 60637

773-702-9087   Phone
773-702-0414   Fax

Faculty

James Ahn
, MD
Assistant Professor
Christine Babcock
, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
David Beiser
, MD
Assistant Professor
Keegan Checkett
, MD
Assistant Professor
Emily Dawson
, MD
Assistant Professor
Jill de Jong
, MD , PhD
Assistant Professor
Lawrence Gray
, MD
Assistant Professor
Benjamin Heilbrunn
, MD
Assistant Professor
Tara Henderson
, MD
Assistant Professor
David S.  Howes
, MD
Professor
Nadia Khan
, MD
Instructor
Michele McKee
, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Emergency Medical Services
Alisa McQueen
, MD
Assistant Professor
Program Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Aasim Padela
, MD
Assistant Professor
S. Margaret Paik
, MD
Sr. Elective Course Director (#00304)
Associate Professor
Pediatric Site Director, Emergency Medicine Clerkship, Pritzker School of Medicine
Navin Pinto
, MD
Assistant Professor
Veena Ramaiah
, MD
Assistant Professor
Child Protective Services Liason
Willard Sharp
, MD , PhD
Assistant Professor
Alison Tothy
, MD
Section Chief
Associate Professor
Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Department

Academic Personnel

Mark Applebaum
, MD
Clinical Associate
Martin Bazi
, MD
Clinical Associate
Ebele Chinwuba
, MD
Clinical Associate
Grace Chong
, MD
Clinical Associate
Patrick  Dolan
, MD
Clinical Associate
Rajaraman Iyer
, MD
Clinical Associate
Priti Jani
, MD , MPH
Assistant Professor
Ronald Kampanatkosol
, DO
Clinical Associate
Larry Kociolek
, MD
Clinical Associate
Kerri LeBlanc
, MD
Clinical Associate
Adriana Orozco-Kellermeier
, MD
Clinical Associate
Ellen Rodman
, DO
Clinical Associate
Christopher Schneller
, MD
Clinical Associate
Thomas Senko
, MD
Clinical Associate
Clifford Spanierman
, MD
Clinical Associate
Anna Volerman
, MD
Clinical Associate

Staff

About the Section

Program Overview

The Section of Emergency Medicine at the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department, is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care to meet the immediate and specialized need of acutely ill or injured children and their families.  The Pediatric Emergency Department, the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center on the southeast side of Chicago, treats 30,000 patients each year, including hundreds with complex trauma injuries.  With our faculty and clinical associates at the helm, an interdisciplinary team of surgical specialists, nurses, social workers, technicians, child life specialists and chaplains work together to swiftly triage and provide compassionate care, information and resources to patients and patients’ families. 
 
Along with providing exemplary patient care, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine faculty is dedicated to furthering the advancement of their specialty through research, academic pursuits, their own education and teaching the next generations of emergency medicine physicians. 
 
The section’s faculty organize monthly continuing education lectures that feature a content expert lecture on a specific aspect, new research or best practice in the specialty.  Valuing the rich academic community of Chicago, the faculty frequently invite local content experts to share their scholarship and forte. In turn, the faculty frequently give lectures at neighboring institutions. 
 
In addition to sharing scholarship among faculty, residents from four programs rotate in the Comer Children’s Pediatric Emergency Department: University of Chicago Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Medicine, John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County Emergency Medicine, Resurrection Health Care Emergency Medicine.  Medical students from the Pritzker School of Medicine also spend time in the Pediatric Emergency Department.  In addition to students and residents, the Section hosts a growing fellowship.  In July of 2014, a third Pediatric Emergency Fellow will be added to the ranks.
 
For more information about the section:
Phone: 773-702-9087