Sections & Programs


The pediatric cardiology team at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital brings patients the latest in heart research and treatments while delivering personalized, compassionate care to each family. Our experts are committed to working together to decide on the best treatment plan of each patient and their family. We also offer comprehensive services from diagnosis of prenatal conditions to treatment for adults with congenital heart disease.

Michael Earing, MD

Michael Earing, MD - Professor of Pediatrics

Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiology

Cardiologists at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital provide care for infants, children and teens with congenital and acquired heart conditions, including arrhythmias, genetic disorders, infections, heart failure and valve disease. We work closely with cardiac surgeons, as well as experts in other pediatric specialties.

Our team includes highly skilled nurses, medical imaging specialists, echocardiography technicians, genetics experts and other staff who specialize in caring for children with heart disease. Child life specialists and social workers are available to provide additional support for patients and families.

  • Arrhythmias
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Infections
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Hypertrophic hypertension
  • Cardiogenetics
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Pregnancy and cardiovascular disease
  • Familial Aortic aneurysms and dissections
  • Bicuspid aortic valve clinic
  • Preventative medicine clinic with focus on obesity, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia

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