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Biography

  • Attending Physician, Cardiology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Education and Background

  • Fellowship in Advanced Non-invasive Imaging, Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center 2020-2021
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center 2017-2020
  • Residency in Pediatrics, University of Chicago 2013-2017
  • MD, University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine 2013

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